Research

Engaging Community Researchers: What Works?

A massive qualitative research undertaking at the Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service engages community researchers, lead researcher Jessica H. Smith discusses the benefits and difficulties of this approach.

6 years ago
40

Who Really, Really Wants Open Access?

There is broad agreement is the desirability of wider access by readers to scholarly journal articles. There is less agreement on who these imagined readers might be.

6 years ago
64

Can Brands be Intellectuals?

As an academic, you are a brand not only as a matter of choice, but, increasingly, due to powerful institutional imperatives that are becoming harder and harder to ignore.

7 years ago
76

OA and the UK Humanities & Social Sciences

The opportunity for H&SS to reach much wider audiences who appreciate the value of their work generally, and to reach those specific people who will make important use of it is enormous.

7 years ago
83

Rebel Manhood

With poverty now rising to levels not seen in a generation, many scholars are revisiting the still controversial theories connecting culture to class. Currently the great recession is accelerating the outsourcing and deindustrialization that has been decimating the economic well-being of all Americans for almost a generation.

7 years ago
128

Beyond the Randomised Controlled Trial

Although the value of Randomised Controlled Trials in very specific contexts cannot be denied, any imperialist claims for its universal applicability and its use as a bench mark against which all other studies must to be measured needs to be challenged.

7 years ago
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