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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...

VIRTUAL FESTIVAL OF HIGHER EDUCATION LOOKS AT BRITISH HE POST-COVID

The University of Buckingham, in association with the Higher Education Policy Institute , in bringing the fifth festival of Higher...

 
 
 
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...

VIRTUAL FESTIVAL OF HIGHER EDUCATION LOOKS AT BRITISH HE POST-COVID

The University of Buckingham, in association with the Higher Education Policy Institute , in bringing the fifth festival of Higher...

 
 
 
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 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...

 
 
 

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...

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...

 
 
 
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...

 
 
 



Seething Jose Mourinho reprises his 'I prefer not to speak' routine over...

Seething Jose Mourinho reprises his 'I prefer not to speak' routine over Eric Dier's FOUR match ban

Eric Dier was in hot water after the Tottenham defender jumped into the crowd and confronted a supporter following their defeat to Norwich in the FA Cup back in March. Read more ...

Boris Johnson's constituency hospital closed to A&E after coronavirus outbreak

Boris Johnson's constituency hospital closed to A&E after coronavirus outbreak

Ambulances started to be diverted away from Hillingdon Hospital in West London last night and it was closed to emergency admissions today - with 70 members of staff self-isolating Read more ...

Arsenal legend Wright disagrees with Arteta over crucial decisions vs Leicester

Arsenal legend Wright disagrees with Arteta over crucial decisions vs Leicester

Arsenal drew 1-1 with Leicester on Tuesday night, with the game swinging on Eddie Nketiah's second half dismissal, as Jamie Vardy nabbed a late equaliser for the away side Read more ...

Johnny Depp denies slapping Amber Heard after she mocked his Winona Ryder tattoo

Johnny Depp denies slapping Amber Heard after she mocked his Winona Ryder tattoo

Johnny Depp has returned to London's High Court for a second day giving evidence as part of his libel case against News Group Newspapers over a story published in The Sun in... Read more ...

Kate Garraway begs doctors to let her see husband Derek after months without him

Kate Garraway begs doctors to let her see husband Derek after months without him

It's thought the Good Morning Britain presenter hasn't seen her husband Derek Draper since around March 30 due to his critical battle with coronavirus Read more ...

Official: Alonso to return to F1 with Renault in 2021

Official: Alonso to return to F1 with Renault in 2021

Fernando Alonso 2008 Japanese GP Spaniard to make shock comeback with team his secured his two world championships with Double world champion Fernando Alonso will make a... Read more ...

Rishi Sunak confirms immediate stamp duty cut - and 90% won't pay any at all

Rishi Sunak confirms immediate stamp duty cut - and 90% won't pay any at all

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has said people will pay no stamp duty on property purchases of up to £500,000 - saving home movers thousands in tax when they buy - this is how it works Read more ...

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer sends warning to Manchester United players about Aston...

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer sends warning to Manchester United players about Aston Villa star Jack Grealish

Jack Grealish has been heavily linked with Manchester United in recent months Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes Manchester United will need to be ‘aware' of the threat and talent... Read more ...

Solskjaer fights back after being questioned on intriguing Ake chat

Solskjaer fights back after being questioned on intriguing Ake chat

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has offered a strong response to reports about his conversation with Nathan Ake last weekend. Pictures showed Solskjaer and... Read more ...

Ahoy there Uber! Online taxi firm launches Thames boat service for app-users...

Ahoy there Uber! Online taxi firm launches Thames boat service for app-users to book on their phone

Taxi hailing app Uber has announced a boat service in London - despite still not having a licence to operate hire cars in the city. Branded vessels bearing the company's name... Read more ...