Communication

Making Sense of Chemical Stories

Debunking Chemical Myths

Sense About Science have launched the new edition of their public guide ‘Making Sense of Chemical Stories’ this week, debunking chemical […]

5 years ago
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How Scholars Can Be Strategic Communicators

As academics, we are not usually trained – or even encouraged – to seek an audience for our research beyond the world of peer review. This leaves us ill-equipped for the policy world, a competitive place in which scholars enjoy few advantages. To bring our ideas and findings into the policy arena, we must adopt a style of engagement that enable us to compete effectively with these other groups for the attention of decision-makers.

6 years ago
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Steven Pinker on Violence and Human Nature

Is the world getting less violent? It seems unlikely. But Steven Pinker has amassed empirical evidence to show that it is. In this interview with Nigel Warburton for the Social Science Bites podcast he explains some of the possible causes of this transformation.

7 years ago
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My Social Science Career: Interview with Linda Putnam

As part of a series of occasional interviews with leading social scientists, Linda Putnam, Chair of the Department of Communication, University of California, Santa Barbara, spoke to socialsciencespace about her career.

7 years ago
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My Social Science Career: Interview with Sandra Ball-Rokeach

I’m a sociologist and my primary role at this stage of my career is championing theory-driven research, but also research that you put into action: I’m not just a theorist, or just a researcher, or just an action-person – rather I’m trying to link all of those together.

8 years ago
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Raise that pulse, share that link

Tom Jacobs reports in Miller McCune Magazine on a recent study which finds anxiety, amusement, and even exercise, can compel people to […]

8 years ago
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The Accessibility of Articles

Academics have a responsibility to make their work as accessible as possible. This not only means publishing their findings and […]

9 years ago
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