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Understanding Social Science Research: Research Methods

Understanding Social Science Research: Research Methods

In this short video, I’m going to describe the main difference between two broad types of social science research. Social science research is the activity of gathering analyzing and interpreting information related to human behavior. There are several disciplines that are part of social sciences such as education, anthropology, psychology and also economics. There are […]

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2017 Social Sciences & Humanities Researcher of the Year

2017 Social Sciences & Humanities Researcher of the Year

One of the things that I find interesting about studying tourism, is the way in which it provides a lens into changing norms of gender and how gender is actually changed through travel, as well as how gender is changed in the local communities. My name is Sue Frohlick, I’m a Professor of Anthropology and […]

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The art of preserving a blue marlin | Natural History Museum

The art of preserving a blue marlin | Natural History Museum

So here we are in Hintze Hall, our newly renovated space. On this ground floor we have ten Wonder Bays, which show the sorts of collections that we’ve got. So on the east side we have we have extinct specimens, and on the west side we have extant specimens that are still in the world […]

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Research Project: Visual Politics

Research Project: Visual Politics

My name is Roland Bleiker. I am the Project Leader of the Visual Politics Research Program at The University of Queensland. We live in a visual age. Images increasingly mediate our engagement with the material, social and political world. Film, television, and photographs influence how we deal with phenomena as diverse as war, terrorism, humanitarian […]

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USA College of Arts and Sciences – Dean

USA College of Arts and Sciences – Dean

An undergraduate degree in the College of Arts and Sciences is tends to be more broadly based than an undergraduate degree in a more vocational College What that means is simply that in addition to the specialization in your major and your minor You take a slightly larger range of courses. Universities in the United […]

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Humanities and Social Sciences Giving: Helping our Students Think and Do

Humanities and Social Sciences Giving: Helping our Students Think and Do

(energetic music) – Philanthropy is essential to achieving our goals. Research has shown that high impact learning experiences are linked directly to improvements and things like retention. Students who have one or more high impact experience generally take less time to graduate and the likelihood that they will graduate. All of those things are affected […]

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Is Most Published Research Wrong?

Is Most Published Research Wrong?

In 2011 an article was published in the reputable “Journal of Personality and Social Psychology”. It was called “Feeling the Future: Experimental Evidence for Anomalous Retroactive Influences on Cognition and Affect” or, in other words, proof that people can see into the future. The paper reported on nine experiments. In one, participants were shown two […]

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Methods 101: Random Sampling

Methods 101: Random Sampling

– So how can a survey of a small group of people measure public opinion of the entire United States? This idea is called random sampling where instead of talking to everyone in the population, you talk to a group of people who represent the entire population. Of course, if you want to measure what […]

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A Brand New Type of Brain Cell | SciShow News

A Brand New Type of Brain Cell | SciShow News

[ INTRO ] You might think that scientists have the human body pretty well figured out. They’ve only been studying it for, I don’t know, centuries. But a study published this week in the journal Nature Neuroscience documents a piece of ourselves that we didn’t know existed until now: a brand-new type of brain cell. […]

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What’s your financial intelligence score?

What’s your financial intelligence score?

– Are you financially conscious? Or what about, are you more or less financially conscious than the average Aussie? Or even, how does your financial consciousness compare to your friends, your family, and your coworkers? Well, that’s exactly what we’re going to be talking about today and I’m going to give you a link, so […]

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