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CNSTAT Report Emphasizes the Need for a National Data Infrastructure

In the recent report, “Toward a 21st Century National Data Infrastructure: Mobilizing Information for the Common Good,” by the Committee on National Statistics (CNSTAT) of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, the importance of national data infrastructure is emphasized.

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Doing Decolonizing 

Business schools and universities across the world are being swept up by a diversified array of decolonizing movements in response […]

4 months ago
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How Three False Starts Stifle Open Social Science

Patrick Dunleavy argues that there have already been three false starts in open science: focusing only on isolated bits of the open agenda in ways that don’t connect and so are not meaningful; loading researchers with off-putting, external bureaucratic requirements; and risking reopening ‘sectarian’ divides between quantitative and qualitative social scientists.

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The Meaning of the Platinum Jubilee

Robert Dingwall recalls the observations of Edward Shils and Michael Young regarding to coronation of Queen Elizabeth II to offer an insight in the Platinum Jubilee.

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