Communication

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HEPI Report Examines Conversation Universities Should Have With Media

In the new HEPI report, “Mixed Media: what universities need to know about journalists so they can get a better press”, veteran journalist Rosemary Bennett addresses the universities’ routine silence in public discussion of education and what they should do to rectify that.

10 months ago
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I Published a Fake Paper in a ‘Peer-Reviewed’ Journal

I claimed that New Mexico is part of the Galapagos Islands, that craniotomy is a legitimate means of assessing student learning, and that all my figures were made in Microsoft Paint. Any legitimate peer reviewer who bothered to read just the abstract would’ve tossed the paper in the garbage (or maybe called the police).

10 months ago
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Together Apart

Table of Contents Author Biographies Contributors Acknowledgements Section A: Setting the scene The need for a social identity analysis of […]

11 months ago
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The Social Science Podcast Guide

This compilation of podcast series covers a host of topics and focus on specific subjects that pertain to the social […]

12 months ago
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Reward and Recognize Open Science?

Calls to align incentives in academia to promote open research practices are not new. However, in recent years research funders are increasingly implementing policies and schemes designed to promote open science practices amongst researchers. In this post, Maria Cruz and Hans de Jonge outline details of the Dutch Research Council’s (NWO) new Open Science Fund, which they suggest is the natural next step towards a culture of open science in Dutch research.

1 year ago
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