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Collective Leadership for Everyone in the Organization?

COLLECTIVE LEADERSHIP FOR EVERYONE IN THE ORGANIZATION?

Today we hear from Joe Raelin , the Donald Gordon Visiting Professor of Leadership at South Africa's University of Cape Town and the...

Social Science ‘Spinouts,' An Underappreciated Pathway to Impact?

SOCIAL SCIENCE ‘SPINOUTS,' AN UNDERAPPRECIATED PATHWAY TO IMPACT?

Social science has long had a problem demonstrating what it knows to be true - its impact on the world. STEM colleagues happily demonstrate...

 
 
 
Social Isolation Amid COVID: An Excerpt from ‘Together Apart'

SOCIAL ISOLATION AMID COVID: AN EXCERPT FROM ‘TOGETHER APART'

They had been sentenced, for an unknown crime, to an indeterminate period of punishment. As Albert Camus observed in The Plague ,...

Group Threat and COVID: An Excerpt from ‘Together Apart'

GROUP THREAT AND COVID: AN EXCERPT FROM ‘TOGETHER APART'

The biggest threat to the Territory is clear. It is not us, it's them. Western Australian Premier Mark McGowan We live in a dangerous...

 
 
 
Risk Perception Amid COVID: An Excerpt from ‘Together Apart'

RISK PERCEPTION AMID COVID: AN EXCERPT FROM ‘TOGETHER APART'

Patient A1.1, who was then still experiencing mild respiratory symptoms, attended a birthday party with nine other people. They hugged...

Minerva Initiative Seems Likely to Avoid Untimely Death

MINERVA INITIATIVE SEEMS LIKELY TO AVOID UNTIMELY DEATH

In early February, the proposed U.S. government budget for the 2021 fiscal year featured sizable funding cuts to many federally funded...

 
 
 
Why the h-index is a Bogus Measure of Academic Impact

WHY THE H-INDEX IS A BOGUS MEASURE OF ACADEMIC IMPACT

If we rely on the measurement provided by the h-index, the work of hydroxychloroquine advocate Didier Raoult has twice the scientific...

Why Social Science? Because We Will Need to Do Better in the Next Crisis

WHY SOCIAL SCIENCE? BECAUSE WE WILL NEED TO DO BETTER IN THE NEXT CRISIS

The COVID-19 pandemic has sparked a surge of interest in the press and social media in comparisons with other countries. When did the...

 
 
 
Changing Perspectives; Changing Views: COVID and Agile Organizations

CHANGING PERSPECTIVES; CHANGING VIEWS: COVID AND AGILE ORGANIZATIONS

Today Chris Worley , professor of organizational theory and management at Pepperdine University's Graziadio Business School, and Claudy...

CORONAVIRUS UK - UNDERSTANDING THE UK GOVERNMENT'S POLICY ON COVID-19

The UK government has regularly been denounced by many in the public health community for its absence of strategy in responding to...

 
 
 
Might Commercializing Social Science Be a Road to Impact?

MIGHT COMMERCIALIZING SOCIAL SCIENCE BE A ROAD TO IMPACT?

The social sciences make an enormous contribution to the economy. A 2012 study by Cambridge Econometrics for the London School of Economics...

COVID Can Change How We See and Use Research

COVID CAN CHANGE HOW WE SEE AND USE RESEARCH

The author Ann Cheney, left, medical student Cinyta Beltran Sanchez, and U.S. Rep. Raul Ruiz. “Doctora,” a community health worker...

 
 
 
A Simple Model Shows Value of Common COVID Defenses

A SIMPLE MODEL SHOWS VALUE OF COMMON COVID DEFENSES

With the advent of an infectious disease outbreak, epidemiologists and public health officials quickly try to forecast deaths and infections...

Integrating Newcomers: Studying the Socialization of Skilled Migrants

INTEGRATING NEWCOMERS: STUDYING THE SOCIALIZATION OF SKILLED MIGRANTS

Quite often discussions about skilled migrants center on the receiving country's reaction to the migrants, rather than the experiences...

 
 
 
In Defense of the Edited Collection

IN DEFENSE OF THE EDITED COLLECTION

As a form of academic publishing, the edited collection has had a bad press. Widely supposed to contain lesser work than scholarly...

GURMINDER K. BHAMBRA ON POSTCOLONIAL SOCIAL SCIENCE

LISTEN TO GURMINDER K. BHAMBRA NOW! “I grew up in this country,” says Gurminder K. Bhambra, a professor at the University of Sussex's...

 
 
 
A 12-Step Program for Decolonizing the University: Free Webinar

A 12-STEP PROGRAM FOR DECOLONIZING THE UNIVERSITY: FREE WEBINAR

Long-standing calls to uproot structural racism across the world - including in academia - have gained impetus in the wake of George...

Seeing Social Science Bites Podcasts in a New Way​​

SEEING SOCIAL SCIENCE BITES PODCASTS IN A NEW WAY​​

Since its debut in 2012, the Social Science Bites podcast series every month has brought the voices of the world's top social and behavioral...

 
 
 
Academic Freedom Includes the Responsibility to Act Ethically

ACADEMIC FREEDOM INCLUDES THE RESPONSIBILITY TO ACT ETHICALLY

(Image: Teodoraturovic - Own work , CC BY-SA 4.0, ) In 1990 CODESRIA , Africa's premier social science council, organized a conference...

A Giant in Mentoring Political Leaders: Lucius Barker, 1928-2020

A GIANT IN MENTORING POLITICAL LEADERS: LUCIUS BARKER, 1928-2020

Political scientist Lucius Barker, a pioneering African-American academic whose influence in fields like constitutional law and civil...

 
 
 



What channel is West Ham v Watford on? Kick off time, live stream and latest...

What channel is West Ham v Watford on? Kick off time, live stream and latest team news

West Ham welcome Watford to east London on Friday night for a Premier League clash that could have huge ramifications on who goes down. Both teams have their heads just above... Read more ...

Glee stars lead tributes to Naya Rivera following tragic death

Glee stars lead tributes to Naya Rivera following tragic death

Stars of the TV show Glee have taken to social media to respond to the news of co-star Naya... Read more ...

Carole Baskin's fury after being tricked into a video message for Rolf Harris

Carole Baskin's fury after being tricked into a video message for Rolf Harris

EXCLUSIVE: Tiger King star Carole Baskin has been convinced into leaving a video message for Rolf Harris on Cameo - which also namedrops the notorious Jimmy Savile Read more ...

What the Huawei ban means for your phone, broadband and the future of 5G

What the Huawei ban means for your phone, broadband and the future of 5G

Huawei equipment will have to be removed from Britain's 5G network by 2027 - but what does that mean for your devices, and for the future of high speed internet in the UK?... Read more ...

Banksy debuts new coronavirus-inspired piece on London Tube

Banksy debuts new coronavirus-inspired piece on London Tube

The renowned graffiti artist has blessed Londoners with his latest pandemic-appropriate work Tube commuters can expect a more scenic journey from now on as Banksy has unveiled... Read more ...

Klopp rejects Lovren claims with detailed defence of Liverpool importance

Klopp rejects Lovren claims with detailed defence of Liverpool importance

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp insists defender Dejan Lovren still has an important part to play amid speculation over his future. Zenit St Petersburg have been linked with a move... Read more ...

Buckingham Palace gin completely sells out in a matter of hours

Buckingham Palace gin completely sells out in a matter of hours

The premium London dry gin is made using ingredients from the Queen's garden Buckingham Palace 's new gin , made using ingredients from the Queen's garden, has already sold... Read more ...

Philippe Coutinho 'offered to Arsenal and Newcastle as Barcelona look to...

Philippe Coutinho 'offered to Arsenal and Newcastle as Barcelona look to free up funds'

The 28-year-old has spent the season on loan at Bayern Munich but with Bayern passing up the chance to sign Coutinho permanently, Barca are now looking to sell. Read more ...

Jurgen Klopp insists Manchester City's European ban escape was 'not a good...

Jurgen Klopp insists Manchester City's European ban escape was 'not a good day for football'

UEFA initially handed City a European ban for breaching FFP regulations, but City appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport and subsequently had the ban taken away. Read more ...

Chinese Mobile Giant Huawei To Be Stripped Out Of UK 5G By 2027

Chinese Mobile Giant Huawei To Be Stripped Out Of UK 5G By 2027

Coronavirus has changed everything. Make sense of it all with the Waugh Zone, our evening politics briefing. Sign up now. Chinese telecoms firm Huawei will be banned from... Read more ...