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By Robert Dingwall | Published: October 15, 2013
Back in the summer, John Holmwood, the current BSA President, sent me an email about impact and research ethics. Various contingencies have got in the way of discussing his concerns – but they are important. John’s argument, in essence, is that the implications of the UK impact agenda for research ethics have been overlooked, and [...]
By LSE Impact | Published: October 13, 2013
Due to the confusion over what counts as evidence, mental health research has largely failed to make a significant impact on workplace wellbeing and employment relations practices. Elizabeth Cotton argues that in order to make a positive difference, academic research will have to involve new technologies and communication strategies aimed at helping people to improve their mental health at work.
By Social Science Bites | Published: October 2, 2013
At the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Val Curtis has become a taxonomist of different - she says there are seven - types of disgust, and she explains them in this episode of the Social Science Bites podcast.
By Ziyad Marar | Published: September 19, 2013
Social science may be faring better politically in UK than US, says Ziyad Marar, but let's avoid complacency at all costs
By Sarah-Louise Quinnell | Published: September 15, 2013
I am a Qualitative Social Scientist. I believe in that words tell you more than numbers and the emphasis on numbers in my current working environment has led me to think about why I feel so strongly about the importance of words and what Qualitative Social Science can offer the Commercial world. This leads me to make suggestions for ECRs considering leaving the Academy.
By British Sociological Association | Published: September 10, 2013
This year’s British Sociological Association annual conference saw countless presentations from all over the country, many of which were based on secondary data, many of which are preserved and distributed by the UK Data Service. essay writing services Established on 1 October 2012, the UK Data Service is a new national data service for social [...]