Tag Archives: Ziyad Marar

How can the publishing industry respond to the rise of big data?

The rise of big data and new technology has, and continues to transform the very nature of social research. This poses challenges, and opportunities, for both the publishing industry and the research community. From the rise of ‘open and sharing’ … Continue reading

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Index on Censorship Magazine wins Special Interest Editor of the Year Award

Rachael Jolley, editor of the Index on Censorship Magazine, published by SAGE Publishing, has won the Special Interest Editor of the Year award from the British Society of Magazine Editors (BSME). Announced last night at a glittering ceremony at the … Continue reading

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Nobel Prize winner Elinor Ostrom leaves legacy to celebrate at a time of attacks on the value of her discipline

(posted earlier on http://www.socialsciencespace.com/) Last week we heard the sad news that Professor Elinor Ostrom has died. Her profound contributions to scholarship have been told often enough (Elinor Ostrom’s obituary) since she became the first woman and the first political scientist … Continue reading

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Social Science Bites live!

Last week, we hosted the official launch for Social Science Bites, the new series of podcasts of interviews with leading social scientists which we wrote a brief post about here. The event at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London … Continue reading

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Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Awards 2011

Nearly 400 gathered last night at the Royal Institution in London to join Index on Censorship at their annual Freedom of Expression Awards. The event champions heroes of free speech: from websites promoting free dialogue, to lawyers fighting for human rights … Continue reading

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