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A thought provoking conference for social researchers like me

Yesterday  I had the opportunity to attend the Social Research Association’s annual conference held at the British Library.

I found all five of the plenary speakers fascinating, but for me the three afternoon speakers were the most thought provoking.  218 more words


The apparent academy

What can we believe in? The question acquires new urgency when the IT revolution makes it easier to spread information through channels that obey other laws than those hitherto characterizing journalism and academic publishing. 440 more words

In The Research Debate


Oral History in Higher Education Network: Welcome!

In November 2016, we are launching a new network, the Oral History in Higher Education Network. There are several reasons for this initiative. 525 more words

Higher Education

A Sweet Scandal

A Look at How Industries Affect Research Results

by Si Jie (Sophia) Ma

Sugar is sweet, but what isn’t sweet is its long term effects on the human body. 845 more words

Public Health

pre-register now for online advanced image elicitation methods research training

Three years ago now, I worked with Professor Helen Lomax and Dr Nick Mahony to produce three online advanced research training modules in image elicitation methods, funded by the… 75 more words

Visual Research Methods

Review: John Gluck's Voracious Science and Vulnerable Animals

The entire medical research enterprise is built on a foundation of intense and immense animal suffering. Most of the effective treatments we have now were previously tested on non-human animals before they were ever used on humans. 1,014 more words