Archives for March, 2014

The Quest for Impact: The Case of Academic History
Communication
March 31, 2014

The Quest for Impact: The Case of Academic History

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Video: Taxonomy of Serious Games for Business
Business and Management INK
March 31, 2014

Video: Taxonomy of Serious Games for Business

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Using “Sticktion” for a Better Customer Experience
Business and Management INK
March 28, 2014

Using “Sticktion” for a Better Customer Experience

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Is Wikipedia Really Such a Bad Research Tool for Students?
International Debate
March 28, 2014

Is Wikipedia Really Such a Bad Research Tool for Students?

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NSF Boss Finds Friendly Reception in Appropriations Panel

NSF Boss Finds Friendly Reception in Appropriations Panel

Concerns about Chinese advances and US education declines, not internecine disputes between academic disciplines, marked the Hill debut of the agency-requested budget for the National Science Foundation.

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About to Reach Your Mid-Career Point?

About to Reach Your Mid-Career Point?

Transitioning through the mid-career point can be stressful and under the crush of ever multiplying responsibilities one’s professional identity can suffer. Fortunately, […]

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Meet Dinglebat, P. Brain and Nutter: The Academics in Kid’s Picture Books

Meet Dinglebat, P. Brain and Nutter: The Academics in Kid’s Picture Books

Academics in children’s picture books tend to be elderly, old men, who work in science, called Professor SomethingDumb. Michelle Terras argues it matters if children are shown that researchers are male, mad and muddleheaded.

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Don’t Dismiss Brain Imaging as an Academic Gimmick

Don’t Dismiss Brain Imaging as an Academic Gimmick

In a pair of views from our partner site The Conversation, two exponents of brain research discuss the utility of brain scan technology. Here Matt Wall reviews the promise of imaging.

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Brain Scans are Fascinating But Behavior Tells Us More

Brain Scans are Fascinating But Behavior Tells Us More

In a pair of views from our partner site The Conversation, two exponents of brain research discuss the utility of brain scan technology. Here Catherine Loveday suggests that observational methods are still more valuable.

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Does Marriage Structure Affect How Women are Viewed in the Workplace?

Does Marriage Structure Affect How Women are Viewed in the Workplace?

Twenty percent of households in the United States still adhere to the traditional structure in which the wife stays home to care […]

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Call for Authors: The Social Science of War: An Encyclopedia

Call for Authors: The Social Science of War: An Encyclopedia

The story of social science and war is a long one, going back to the Roman military in the late second century […]

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A Sheepskin Isn’t the Same as a Balance Sheet

A Sheepskin Isn’t the Same as a Balance Sheet

The generation of knowledge by professors. The transformative conversations that happen outside of the classroom. The advancements in our understanding of society. How can you put a value on any of these things?

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