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Tag: Ziyad Marar
By Social Science Space | Published: February 4, 2016
Current efforts to solve wicked problems with a quick dusting of data are unlikely to result in socially useful answers. Luckily, there are innovative people and initiatives using a variety of methods to home in on real solutions.
By Social Science Space | Published: January 5, 2016
Ziyad Marar, the global publishing director for Social Science Space’s parent, SAGE Publishing, discusses the bright-ish future of interdisciplinary social research as his contribution to the annual questioned posed by the Edge.org website.
By Social Science Space | Published: January 27, 2015
The Campaign for Social Science, Britain’s pre-eminent champion for promoting the social sciences before the government and the public, has named Ziyad Marar, SAGE’s global publishing director, to its 14-member board. Marar has been with SAGE for more than a quarter century, during which time he has labored diligently in expanding SAGE’s role as a […]
By British Academy | Published: July 4, 2013
Open movements focus on the consumption of information but neglect to focus on its mode of production, writes Ziyad Marar in Debating Open Access, a new publication from the British Academy. In a world where increasing amounts of information and knowledge are available, what matters is the ability to create and attend to that which […]
By British Academy | Published: July 1, 2013
The furious controversies of last year following the announcement of the new Research Councils UK policies on open access may have quietened down, but there remain many practical problems.
By Academy of Social Sciences | Published: June 13, 2013
Studying ourselves is something the British do exceptionally well: specialists flock here from all over the world seeking answers to fundamental questions from our unique series of cohort birth studies, and no one else has anything quite like them.
By Social Science Bites | Published: May 16, 2013
SAGE’s Global Publishing Director, Ziyad Marar talks with Nigel Warburton and David Edmonds about the one year anniversary of Social Science Bites.
By Academy of Social Sciences | Published: December 4, 2012
A two-day conference organised by the Academy of Social Sciences looked at the implementation of the recommendations of the Finch Review for Open Access publishing in the UK.
Nobel Prize Winner Elinor Ostrom Leaves Legacy to Celebrate at a Time of Attacks on Value of Her Discipline
By Ziyad Marar | Published: June 20, 2012
Last week we heard the sad news that Professor Elinor Ostrom has died. Her profound contributions to scholarship have been told often since she became the first woman and the first political scientist ever to receive the Nobel Prize for Economics.
By Ziyad Marar | Published: May 25, 2012
Across the world in the media, in policy, government discussions, and in our daily lives, there is evidence of social science at work. Whether it’s analysis of a cultural phenomenon like crime, or a major international concern such how climate change leads to changing lifestyles or inequality, social scientists help us understand cultures and behaviours.