Tag: social science

Sex worker – the truth behind the smile | Antoinette Welch | TEDxAntioch

Sex worker – the truth behind the smile | Antoinette Welch | TEDxAntioch

Translator: Jeesun Youn Reviewer: Peter van de Ven Do you know what I dreamed of being when I was a little girl? I dreamed of being a police officer, and it came true. I spent the first 14…

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Research led to Supreme Court ruling on removal of UK employment tribunal fees

Research led to Supreme Court ruling on removal of UK employment tribunal fees

What is the value of justice? My name is Abi Adams. I am an economist at the University of Oxford, and together with my colleague in the Oxford Law Faculty, Jeremias Prassl, we investigate the economic incentives at…

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Saturday’s child: Work and employment (Seven days of social science research)

Saturday’s child: Work and employment (Seven days of social science research)

I’m Stephen Wood, and we’re here outside the headquarters of the TUC. The Trades Union Congress was started in the 1860s, and represents currently about 6.5 million trade union members. And it’s trade unions, employment relations, pay systems…

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At the Edge of Discovery: The NCI Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program

At the Edge of Discovery: The NCI Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program

(Music) It’s that feeling. That feeling you get at the threshold of discovery. At NCI’s Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, you’ll get that feeling every day. With energetic learners and doers specializing in a host of different areas, you’ll…

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The Secret of Becoming Mentally Strong | Amy Morin | TEDxOcala

The Secret of Becoming Mentally Strong | Amy Morin | TEDxOcala

Translator: Linda Anderson Reviewer: Rebecca DeHovitz So, I have a Facebook friend whose life seems perfect. She lives in a gorgeous house. And she has a really rewarding career. And she and her family go on all these…

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Graduate Research Fellowships, National Institute of Justice, Fiscal Year 2017

Graduate Research Fellowships, National Institute of Justice, Fiscal Year 2017

MARY JO GIOVACCHINI: Good afternoon, everyone, and welcome to today’s webinar, National Institute of Justice’s Graduate Research Fellowship Programs, which is hosted by the National Institute of Justice. At this time, I would like to introduce Dr. Marie…

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Sampling

Sampling

When designing a longitudinal study, the first thing that needs to be decided is who the study will focus on. Researchers might be interested in the population as a whole, or could select their sample of participants based…

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An Overview of the 2019 ICPSR Summer Program

An Overview of the 2019 ICPSR Summer Program

[Saundra] Thank you Anna. Welcome to all of you who are attending this overview of the 2019 ICPSR Summer Program. And welcome back if this is a repeat performance for those of you who may have been, either…

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Longitudinal studies: an overview

Longitudinal studies: an overview

Longitudinal studies help to paint a clearer picture of society by helping us understand how life is changing. They observe the same groups of people repeatedly over a period of time. Birth cohort studies follow groups of people…

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Why we’re unhappy — the expectation gap | Nat Ware | TEDxKlagenfurt

Why we’re unhappy — the expectation gap | Nat Ware | TEDxKlagenfurt

Reviewer: Peter van de Ven I remember being shocked the first few times I went to Africa. I was shocked when I met a one-legged taxi driver in Kenya. I was shocked when I met Sonia, an orphan…

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