Communication

Blog posts and resources relating to social science communication. To start a new discussion on communication, visit the forum via the above link.

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What is a Social Science Essay?

We present this article, adapted from a chapter of ‘Good Essay Writing: A Social Sciences Guide,’ as a resource for Academic Writing Month.

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And So to Conclude: In Search of a Happy Ending

William Poole takes an alternative approach to the usual ‘how-to’ blog format for academic writing. An avid reader of conclusions, with an aversion to writing them, the author presents an altogether inconclusive reflection on the form and function of the conclusion.

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SHAPE – A Focus on the Human World

Social sciences, humanities and the arts can help us in our endeavors, which is why we, along with the British Academy and others, have recently launched SHAPE: Social sciences, Humanities and the Arts for People and the Economy

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SAGE’s Ziyad Marar Named Academy of Social Sciences Fellow

Ziyad Marar, president of global publishing at SAGE Publishing, has been elected to the Fellowship of Britain’s Academy of Social Sciences, making him just the second publisher to be so named in the history of Academy’s fellowship program. Marar, whose accomplishments include launching Social Science Space in 2011, joins 72 other fellows in the 2020 cohort.

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Can Action-Oriented Research Help Social Science Be More Relevant?

‘Action oriented research’ is research which explores socially relevant problems by bridging worlds of theory and practice, which involves collaboration between practitioners (and other research ‘consumers’) and academics and which shortens pathways to impact by combining research production with research use in situ

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