Month: March 2017

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Health of People: Prevention and Behavior Change

‘There isn’t one of the major health care conditions which isn’t related to human behavior,’ says Susan Michie,the chair of the Health of People working group. Which leads to a very obvious policy and practice conclusion …

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Making Sense of Society: Alison Harper

Social Science Space will publish the winning essays, runners-up and eight shortlisted pieces from the most recent ESRC writing competition in the next few weeks. Here we present “Better healthcare with deep data,” an essay from Alsion Harper detailing some of the concepts she’s observed with the use of endoscopy in a retirement hotspot.

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Making Sense of Society: Elo Luik

Social Science Space will publish the winning essays, runners-up and eight shortlisted pieces from the most recent ESRC writing competition in the next few weeks. Here we present “A meeting in New Delhi: An ethnography of a dangerous miracle,” an essay from Elo Luik at the University of Oxford.

3 years ago
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Social Science and Health Service Delivery

A pending report from the Campaign for Social Science, titled, “The Health of People,” will make the case about the importance of social and behavioral science to health policy and practice in Britain. A video from the report’s contributors teases some of the arguments that will be made.

3 years ago
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Making Sense of Society: Max Gallien

In the third of a series of essays from ESRC-funded researchers, a young academic explains why studying ‘informal cross-border trade’ is important to understanding society itself today.

3 years ago
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Making Sense of Society: Lauren White

In the second of a series of essays from ESRC-funded researchers, a young academic describes her examinations of how places such as toilets can be reflective of our practices of privacy and containment of our bodily excretions.

3 years ago
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Making Sense of Society: Wilhelmiina Toivo

Social Science Space will publish the winning essays, runners-up and eight shortlisted pieces from the most recent ESRC writing competition in the next few weeks, starting with “Once more, with feeling: life as bilingual,” an essay from psychologist Wilhelmiina Toivo at the University of Glasgow.

3 years ago
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‘Ethics Dumping’ and Research on Vulnerable Communities

When researchers from countries where regulation is well developed choose to conduct ethically dubious research in countries where regulation is not as strict, it is known as “ethics dumping.” When it happened to Africa’s San people, they responded.

3 years ago
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