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By Robert Dingwall | Published: October 26, 2014
WHO is supposed to be a global health organization, not a global biomedical organization. The Ebola crisis, argues Robert Dingwall, reveals the extent to which...
By Robert Dingwall | Published: September 29, 2014
As the independence vote moves from all-consuming question to historical incident, what are the lessons that Scottish universities and in particular Scottish social scientists should...
By Michael Todd, Social Science Space editor | Published: September 22, 2014
Social Science Space talks to Margaret Levi about her goals for re-imagining the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences.
By Robert Dingwall | Published: April 15, 2014
No one expected Tamiflu to be a wonder drug, but indications are that it's moderately useful in fighting a serious public health threat. But that...
By Robert Dingwall | Published: February 10, 2014
Feel-good interventions that don't provide a practical good, or at least one not supported by evidence, generate questions that hinge specifically on future responses to...
By SAGE | Published: January 22, 2014
Engineer Jeff Patmore, former Head of Strategic University Research & Collaboration at British Telecom, explains why in the lead-up to the January 29 launch event...
By SAGE | Published: January 15, 2014
This post originally appeared on the London School of Economis (LSE) Media page here. It is kindly reposted with their permission. Social science is now big...
By David Canter | Published: December 16, 2013
David Canter considers the growing pressure on Social Scientists to ensure their work has an impact.