Social Sciences / Education

U.S. issues final version of 'common rule' on research involving humans

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University leaders praise regulation for leaving out provisions on biospecimens opposed by many as too burdensome. Social scientists see some gains for their studies.

Anthropology groups organize Foucault read-in for Inauguration Day

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Anthropologists and other scholars plan read-in of Michel Foucault to mark inauguration of Donald Trump.

National Institute on the Assessment of Adult Learning

Wed, 06/14/2017 to Fri, 06/16/2017


Tropicana Casino and Resort
Atlantic City , New Jersey
United States

Study finds women don't get same credit men do for co-authored papers

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Study of economics faculty members finds that men get credit where women do not.

Drexel condemns professor's tweet about white genocide

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University issues statement on Christmas Day over post that said, "All I want for Christmas is white genocide." Update: Professor criticizes response to "satirical" comment.

Kentucky professor says he was found guilty of harassment for singing "California Girls," but institution says charges are more serious

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University of Kentucky professor says he was found guilty of sexual harassment for singing "California Girls" at a Chinese educational event, but the institution says the charges against him are more serious.

MIT professors push data-based model they say is more predictive of academic's future success than traditional tenure review methods

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MIT management professors push data-based model they say is more predictive of an academic's future research success than traditional methods of peer review in tenure.

Frequent source for comments on politics admits no formal focus group informed his insights, as he had claimed

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AP reveals political science professor who cited a focus group as key source for his many interviews and essays never had one.

Exploring CiteScore, Elsevier's new journal impact metrics

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Elsevier explains the thought process behind CiteScore, its new journal impact metrics. Critics worry about potential conflicts of interest.

Southern California professor stabbed to death by student

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Bosco Tjan, a noted psychology researcher, was killed in the building where he worked.


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