Month: January 2014

Why is the Study of Social Science So Critical to Our Future?

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 for the “Impact of Social Sciences: How Academics and their Research Make a Difference,” published by SAGE.

9 years ago
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How Social Sciences are Converging with STEM

Much less is known about the development of the social sciences as a complete discipline group than about the science, technology, engineering and mathematics discipline group. Patrick Dunleavy, Simon Bastow  and Jane Tinkler set out some key findings from their new book, “The Impacts of the Social Sciences,” identifying five key trends that are causing the old social sciences versus physical science divide to dissolve.

9 years ago

Thoughts on Economic Globalization?

Financial globalization has boomed over the last ten decades, bringing with it scholarly fascination and debate.  Has economic globalization helped […]

9 years ago