Month: May 2021

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SSRC Names Anna Harvey as Next President

Anna Harvey, founding director of the Public Safety Lab at New York University, has been named the 15th president of the New York-based Social Science Research Council.

7 months ago
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Impact Looks Different Across Disciplines So Let’s Acknowledge That

Drawing on a linguistic analysis of REF Impact statements from 2014, Andrea Bonaccorsi, highlights key differences between statements being made by scholars in STEM and SSH disciplines and suggests differences in the causality of impact between the disciplines warrant a reconsideration of how these statements are produced and judged.

7 months ago
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Parsing Fact and Perception in Ethnography

Fact and perception are simply different categories, neither of which is necessarily more important than the other, argues Steve Lubet. . The challenge for ethnographers lies in making clear and careful distinctions between what they have actually seen and what they have only heard about.

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