The majority of social science research is cross-sectional in nature, with data collected at a single point in time. However, social systems are dynamic and many of the variables of interest to social scientists may change over time. Longitudinal research methods enable data collection at two or more points in...
Quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides) sustainability is a topic of intense interest in forest ecology.
Reports range from declines to persisting or increasing coverage in some areas. Moreover, there is little
agreement on ultimate factors driving changes. Low aspen recruitment has been attributed to climate
patterns, past management, herbivore increases, competitive...
The authors suggests that the problem with how political scientists approach their work stems from forcing the real-world to fit the requirements of their models rather than forcing their models to fit the
requirements of the real world.
The presenter discusses the similarities between natural history and anthropological studies including methods and objectives. She suggests that that the audiences are different hence questions merger.
The issue of merging the social sciences might be
thought of as an issue of categorization. It may be that
that things psychologists have learned about
categorization and categories will illuminate this issue.
“Left field” implies something far from mainstream. In forest and natural resources education, biophysical science is the mainstream discipline. Biophysical sciences provide the knowledge to achieve desired forest and natural resource management goals. But an education that prepares students for successful careers must also provide understanding of the social context...
To date, academic research relating to Marine Renewable Energy (MRE) has largely focused
on resource assessment, technical viability and environmental impact. Experiences from
onshore renewable energy tell us that social acceptability is equally critical to project
success. However, the specific nature of the marine environment, patterns of resource
Two faculty-librarians in the US led a small group of undergraduate students from Oregon State University on a short-term study abroad to Barcelona in the summer of 2016. While in Barcelona the librarians and one of their students delivered a presentation to librarians in Catalonia. The paper presentation detailed the...
Units que ensenyem un curs universitari: Informació i Justícia Social Global. Vivim en una ciutat que