News tagged with social scientists

Fewer willing to participate in surveys

The percentage of respondents to many important research surveys is dropping sharply. Social science researchers are concerned that survey samples can be skewed, which can compromise the validity of results.

Jun 07, 2013
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Humanist funerals

Funeral directors need to be aware of the needs of non-religious people. A unique investigation into the subject funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) provides a snapshot of a defining aspect of life - ...

May 16, 2012
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The human cost of economic policy

New research will bring social scientists closer to uncovering the economic basis of a “gigantic human catastrophe” that followed the fall of communism in the former Soviet Union.

May 07, 2012
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