Social Science

Managing Expectations
Impact
March 19, 2012

Managing Expectations

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Social Science is Changing how to view Policing
Featured
March 16, 2012

Social Science is Changing how to view Policing

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Satan at work in the university…?
Higher Education Reform
March 15, 2012

Satan at work in the university…?

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Digital Professionalism Part 3: Your Online Persona & Your Employer.
Career
March 13, 2012

Digital Professionalism Part 3: Your Online Persona & Your Employer.

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Help Black Children? Sure! Teens? Not So Much.

Help Black Children? Sure! Teens? Not So Much.

New research finds support for school projects differs according to the race and age of the recipients.

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Using Racism in the (International) Seminar Room

Using Racism in the (International) Seminar Room

Over the last ten years I have encountered a range of racist discourse in the teaching environment.The first often emanates from international students who inadvertently make inaccurate generalisations based on racial difference. The second is formed within the seminar room, and emanates from British students towards international students.

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My social science career: Interview with Mike Hogg

My social science career: Interview with Mike Hogg

As part of a series of occasional interviews with leading behavioral and social scientist Mike Hogg, Professor of Social Psychology at Claremont Graduate University, spoke to socialsciencespace about his career and influences in social science.

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Global Sociology Without a Global Audience

Global Sociology Without a Global Audience

I find it ironic that interesting current debates about sociology’s Eurocentrism and calls for a more truly global sociology take place in journals and books that are likely to be inaccessible at many, many universities around the world.

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My Social Science Career: Interview with Denis McQuail

My Social Science Career: Interview with Denis McQuail

As part of a series of occasional interviews with leading social scientists, Denis McQuail talks to socialsciencespace about his career in social science and some of the changes that he has witnessed.

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Better Drowned than Duffers…?

Better Drowned than Duffers…?

Last Saturday, I went to the theatre to a see a touring production based on Arthur Ransome’s novel, Swallows and Amazons…. it prompted a number of thoughts about risk and risk management in the contemporary world.

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What should an Early-Career Research Agenda Look Like?

What should an Early-Career Research Agenda Look Like?

How to approach the years beyond the PhD. Some thoughts on alignment, coherence, breadth, and depth.

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I’ve got a social science PhD now what?

I’ve got a social science PhD now what?

I’m taking a break from digital professionalism this month to consider an issue which is currently dominating PhD / Post Doc discussions on twitter – Career options for Post docs and where you fit Post PhD.

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