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Should We Be Concerned that Data Journalists Are Doing Science Now?

SHOULD WE BE CONCERNED THAT DATA JOURNALISTS ARE DOING SCIENCE NOW?

(Image: Mirkolorenz/ CC BY-SA 3.0 /Wikimedia Commons) News stories are increasingly told through data. Witness the COVID-19 time series...

Robin Dunbar Explains Why His ‘Number' Still Counts

ROBIN DUNBAR EXPLAINS WHY HIS ‘NUMBER' STILL COUNTS

Exactly 30 years ago, I was pondering a graph of primate group sizes plotted against the size of their brains: the larger the brain,...

 
 
 
Ronald Inglehart, 1934-2021: Founder of the World Values Survey

RONALD INGLEHART, 1934-2021: FOUNDER OF THE WORLD VALUES SURVEY

Ron Inglehart, a political scientist whose work on surveying values around the world set new and higher bars on what such studies could...

Eleanor Bernert Sheldon, 1920-2021: Pioneer in Social Indicators Movement

ELEANOR BERNERT SHELDON, 1920-2021: PIONEER IN SOCIAL INDICATORS MOVEMENT

Eleanor Bernert Sheldon in 1972 Eleanor Sheldon, a pioneer in the use of social indicators as an important tool of social science,...

 
 
 
Writing Scholarly Articles That Get Cited More Than the Competition

WRITING SCHOLARLY ARTICLES THAT GET CITED MORE THAN THE COMPETITION

This article by Nooshin Warren, Tianyu Gu, Matthew Farmer and Caleb Warren originally appeared on the American marketing Association...

WHOSE WORK MOST INFLUENCED YOU? PART 4: A SOCIAL SCIENCE BITES RETROSPECTIVE

LISTEN TO WHO INFLUENCED WHO! “That's such a hard question,” Gina Neff, a sociologist at the Oxford Internet Institute, responds when...

 
 
 
Love and Justice at the End of Life: Studying Palliative Care in India

LOVE AND JUSTICE AT THE END OF LIFE: STUDYING PALLIATIVE CARE IN INDIA

The article “The Conflicting Conventions of Care: Transformative Service as Justice and Agape,” currently in press in the Journal of...

National Academies Seeks Experts to Assess 2020 U.S. Census

NATIONAL ACADEMIES SEEKS EXPERTS TO ASSESS 2020 U.S. CENSUS

The 2020 Census in the United States easily set a record for being the most controversial count in modern times, with political (think...

 
 
 
Online Forum: Understanding Diversity in STEM

ONLINE FORUM: UNDERSTANDING DIVERSITY IN STEM

While strides have been made for women, minorities, and persons with disabilities in seeking careers in science and engineering, as...

If You Like President Trump, You Probably Won't Wear a Mask

IF YOU LIKE PRESIDENT TRUMP, YOU PROBABLY WON'T WEAR A MASK

“I could stand in the middle of 5 th Avenue and shoot somebody and I wouldn't lose voters.” -Donald J. Trump, President of the United...

 
 
 
Impact Looks Different Across Disciplines So Let's Acknowledge That

IMPACT LOOKS DIFFERENT ACROSS DISCIPLINES SO LET'S ACKNOWLEDGE THAT

Researchers are increasingly requested to demonstrate that their research has produced an impact on society. What do researchers do...

SSRC Names Anna Harvey as Next President

SSRC NAMES ANNA HARVEY AS NEXT PRESIDENT

Anna Harvey, founding director of the Public Safety Lab at New York University, has been named the 15th president of the New York-based...

 
 
 
Event: APDU Workshop Series: Making the Best of the 2020 Census

EVENT: APDU WORKSHOP SERIES: MAKING THE BEST OF THE 2020 CENSUS

Join the APDU for a free virtual workshop series that includes town halls , trainings and office hours. The event will be facilitated...

Parsing Fact and Perception in Ethnography

PARSING FACT AND PERCEPTION IN ETHNOGRAPHY

National Public Radio uses this four-quadrant card in training its journalists in fact-checking. Ethnographers should go ahead and...

 
 
 
It Is Not a Joke: Racist Humor Normalizes Anti-Asian Racism and Must Stop

IT IS NOT A JOKE: RACIST HUMOR NORMALIZES ANTI-ASIAN RACISM AND MUST STOP

While many of the protests against anti-Asian behavior have focused on acts of violence, a more insidious and socially acceptable type...

The Pandemic Has Been a Proving Ground for Preprints

THE PANDEMIC HAS BEEN A PROVING GROUND FOR PREPRINTS

Hashtags associated with the most tweeted COVID preprints reveals the hijacking of poor-quality science by right-wing groups. Since...

 
 
 
Webinar: Myths and Realities of U.S. Inequalities

WEBINAR: MYTHS AND REALITIES OF U.S. INEQUALITIES

While poverty and inequality in the United States are appalling realities, it's safe to say that a substantial body of myth enshrouds...

STATUS LIST OF 2021 SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE CONFERENCES

Amid the ongoing pandemic, venues and events around the world are slowly reopening while others continue to remain online. Conferences...

 
 
 
Online Event: A Turning Point for International Climate Policy?

ONLINE EVENT: A TURNING POINT FOR INTERNATIONAL CLIMATE POLICY?

On May 13, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. EDT, the American Academy of Political and Social Science will host an online seminar, co-sponsored...

SAGE Concept Grants: Open for Applications

SAGE CONCEPT GRANTS: OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS

This post originally appeared on the SAGE Publishing blog . SAGE Publishing is inviting applications for the 2021 SAGE Concept Grant...

 
 
 



Barcelona open talks with Xavi Hernandez over replacing Ronald Koeman

Barcelona open talks with Xavi Hernandez over replacing Ronald Koeman

La Liga giants Barcelona have opened negotiations with club legend Xavi Hernandez over replacing Ronald Koeman for the 2021/22 campaign, according to Spanish sources. Blaugrana... Read more ...

Kylie Jenner downs champagne as she parties on £72m private jet for pal's party

Kylie Jenner downs champagne as she parties on £72m private jet for pal's party

Kylie Jenner and a group of close pals headed off on the makeup mogul's £72million private jet to celebrate Yris Palmer's birthday, and the drinks were flowing Read more ...

CL giants very close to reaching agreement with Man United star who wants...

CL giants very close to reaching agreement with Man United star who wants transfer away because of Bruno Fernandes

Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly very close to reaching an agreement with Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba over a transfer to the Parc des Princes. The France... Read more ...

Seven Chelsea players put up for sale - with doubts of the futures of five more

Seven Chelsea players put up for sale - with doubts of the futures of five more

Seven Chelsea players are set to depart this summer, with there also being doubts over the futures of five more, according to the Mirror . Chelsea, who have made forward... Read more ...

CDC Director Rochelle Walensky defends agency's muddled mask guidelines

CDC Director Rochelle Walensky defends agency's muddled mask guidelines

CDC Director Rochelle Walensky on Sunday defended her agency's abrupt reversal on face mask wearing but did little to clear up lingering confusing caused by the change in policy. Read more ...

Rafael Nadal rages after nasty fall during Novak Djokovic Italian Open final

Rafael Nadal rages after nasty fall during Novak Djokovic Italian Open final

Rafael Nadal suffered a nasty fall during his Italian Open final versus Novak Djokovic. Read more ...

Boris Johnson and Keir Starmer condemn 'shameful' anti-Semitism in video

Police are investigating after a video appeared to show people shouting anti-Semitic abuse in London. Read more ...

Seven dead in Indonesia after boat capsizes while tourists were attempting...

One survivor reportedly loses wife and three of his children in accident, with youngest still yet to be found Read more ...

AP's top editor calls for probe into Israeli airstrike

The Associated Press' top editor is calling for an independent investigation into the Israeli airstrike that targeted and destroyed a Gaza City building housing the AP... Read more ...

Glasgow hotel to open with Vegas style rooftop bar and bowling alley

Glasgow hotel to open with Vegas style rooftop bar and bowling alley

Epic city views will be also on offer at the hotel as the Hielanman's Umbrella of Glasgow Central Station and the city rooftops are just a stone throw away. Read more ...