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.

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Doing Collaborative Research

In the previous post Mathew Flinders identified the ways in which collaborative research touches the emotions of academics and places different kinds […]

4 months ago
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A Defense of Collaborative Research

The simple fact is that deep, embedded, collaborative research whereby researchers work hand-in-hand with community participants in order to reveal […]

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Do We Value Unfunded Research Properly?

Unfunded research takes time and money for already stretched academics. Yet it makes up over a quarter of all research carried out in British universities. Rosalind Edwards spoken to academics about why they do unfunded research.

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COVID Can Change How We See and Use Research

In the wake of COVID-19, researchers can become trusted figures of authority who can purposely use their institutional privilege and re-appropriate their research networks, skills and knowledge to better the lives of vulnerable populations during a pandemic.

7 months ago
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Ashley Mears on the Global Party Circuit

Ashley Mears describes modern jet-setting club life at the VIP level and the Veblen-esque conspicuous consumption, its “ritualized squandering” in Mears words, that is its hallmark.

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