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By Nicole Janz | Published: August 24, 2016
How can we create reliable and replicable political science data? A recent article in the 'American Political Science Review' focuses on text analysis and suggests ways to make these data sound and reproducible.
By Social Science Space | Published: March 22, 2016
At the scene of many a dismal day for partisans of social and behavioral science, a hearing Tuesday on Capitol Hill saw proponents of the disciplines loud and proud. However, those hoping for an $8 billion budget next year for the NSF had less to be happy about.
By Zacharias Maniadis | Published: April 8, 2015
Science is considered a source of truth and the importance of its role in shaping modern society cannot be overstated. But in recent years science has entered a crisis of trust. The results of many scientific experiments appear to be surprisingly hard to reproduce, while mistakes have highlighted flaws in the peer review system. This […]
By The Monkey Cage | Published: September 25, 2014
The political science journal Comparative Political Studies is experimenting for one special issue in which articles will be judged based on reviewers’ evaluations of what authors intend to do rather than what they report as their findings.
By Sense About Science | Published: May 15, 2014
International Clinical Trials Day is on Tuesday May 20th but half of all clinical trials have never been published and some have not even been registered. Hundreds of thousands of people participated in these trials. If action is not taken urgently, information on what was done and what was found in trials could be lost […]