Research

Blog posts and resources relating to research methods in the social sciences. To start a new discussion on methods, visit the forum via the above link.

Webinar: Research in Global Crisis

Research is highly difficult during global crisis, such as the COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated, but at the same time essential, […]

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Decent Gig Work in Sub-Saharan Africa?

Desmond T. Ayentimi, a senior lecturer of management at the Tasmanian School of Business and Economics, University of Tasmania, reflects on his most recent paper, “Decent Gig Work in sub-Saharan Africa.”

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Cartoon of man blowing whistle with numerous knives at his back

The Emotional Toll of Whistleblowing on Family Identity

rian Richardson, an associate professor at the University of North Texas and specialist in crisis communication and whistleblowing research, discusses the impacts of whistleblowing on familial relationships and answers questions about his paper “Death Threats don’t Just Affect You, They Affect Your Family”: Investigating the Impact of Whistleblowing on Family Identity

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Wooden pinocchio puppet with long nose

Can a Mathematical Model Spot a Liar?

Besides our own critical faculties, is there a mathematical model that could help us unravel disinformation? Dorje C. Brody suggests there may be.

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