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Clinical Research - Partnering WITH Patients and Families

Over the years, we’ve conducted a number of studies that were designed to learn about families’ experiences and perceptions. While we’ve learned a lot, and applied some of this learning to how we provide care to children and families enrolled in pediatric weight management, it’s fair to say we could have done more to engage families in our research.  207 more words

Research Methods

Digging up Variations

The best parts of physics research are when I get a chance to push out into the unknown, doing calculations no-one has done before. Sometimes, though, research is more…archeological. 412 more words

Theoretical Physics

The power of [academic] tech

In my beautiful beautiful world of academia, I am beginning to work out how to make tech work in my favour.

I was introduced to Zotero the other day by a good US friend from way back; today, I had the ins and outs of Endnote X7 explained to me by an LJMU library staff member called Rob: his overview was class, really class; and I have provided him with the relevant feedback too. 164 more words

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"... a feral #ethnography ..."

Taken from a brilliant David Redmon (2016) piece: “Documentary criminology: Girl Model as a case study”. Crime Media Culture, pp.3-20 (DOI: http://doi.org/10.1177/1741659016653994):

“I am interested in the process by which ethnography can be coaxed away from the controlled contours of academic domestication […].  

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Writing History As If It Matters (to Lots of People)

In a series of classic science fiction stories, Isaac Asimov imagined a scientific discipline called “psychohistory”: a way to predict the future of an interstellar empire. 739 more words


Upcoming: Climate Justice & Economic Growth #Manchester, 30-1 January

ESRC Seminar: Climate Justice and Economic Growth

Venue: E2 Renold Building, University of Manchester

30-31 January, 2017

It’s free, but you gotta register – you do that… 433 more words

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Re[viewing] (an Irish adventure)

He was foolish as foolish can be when he visited Ireland that summer.

He thought he sought exculpation – and then, for a while, real love; instead, the process was quite another: in the event, and in retrospect, and in re it all, it was excommunication in the most brutal terms that was being applied to his being. 427 more words

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