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Social Capital

Social Capital can’t be defined with one definition, as there are so many. Let’s start by looking at Bourdieu’s definition: “The aggregate of the actual or potential resources which are linked to a durable network of more or less institutionalized relationships of mutual acquaintance or recognition.” (Bourdieu, 1997:51) 346 more words

Social Media

5.1 Developing More Visual Research (with O'Keeffe!)

When I proposed this study, I associated Georgia O’Keeffe with magnified, cropped compositions of flowers. Having visited the Tate exhibition and continued researching when I returned home, I discovered much more than I anticipated. 659 more words


Representation - Q Magazine

Representation is all about how we view things and how we interpret the information that is being shown to use whether it be the way we see a picture of someone and what they are doing and how we judge them upon that image or how we view the way someone is being talked about in an article or text. 439 more words


Suffolk Business Festival 2016 Kicks Off!

Staff and students from the Suffolk Business School at the University of Suffolk will be celebrating diversity in business at this year’s Suffolk Business Festival to be held from the 24th to the 28th October. 332 more words


Guest Post: The Research Process by Andrew Joyce

Andrew Joyce has written guest posts for me in the past and he always does a wonderful job. I’m hoping to be able to find the time to read his books at some point since I can already tell I like his writing style.  1,329 more words

Guest Posts

Beyond Borders: A Reflection on the Challenges of Transnational, Multidisciplinary Scholarship in the Twenty-first Century

Oana Godeanu-Kenworthy

This fall, when nationalism is marking an unwelcome return in European and American politics, it behooves Early Canadianists to reflect on the relevance of borders–disciplinary and national–in studying and publishing about Early Canada. 1,250 more words

Canadian History

Finger Awareness and Math Skills: Recent Research, and "Where is Thumbkin"

The Atlantic magazine ran a terrific article, Why Kids Should Use Their Fingers in Math Class, and I am still blown away with the connections they make between brain activity during finger movements and during math calculation and comprehension.   396 more words