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Barbara Sianesi invited to join IZA

Barbara Sianesi, working at the PEPA node in IFS, has been invited to join IZA as a research fellow.  IZA is a private, independent research

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Jon Rasbash award given to Daniel Stegmuller at the 6th ESRC Research Methods Festival

The Jon Rasbash award was given to Daniel Stegmuller from the University of Essex for his paper Modeling Dynamic Preferences: A Bayesian Robust Dynamic

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The best PhD student posters chosen at the 6th ESRC Research Methods Festival

The winners of the poster exhibition competition at the 6th ESRC Research Methods Festival were:   1st prize to Ulrike Rauer, Oxford Internet Institute, for her research

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New guide released : Depositing shareable survey data

Those who own and manage large-scale surveys now have a compact and detailed guide to help them make their data more widely used by researchers.   The

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Call for papers: 2nd International Workshop on Analyzing Social Media for the Benefit of Society (Society 2.0)

Call for papers: 2nd International Workshop on Analyzing Social Media for the Benefit of Society (Society 2.0), to be held in conjunction with the 7th IEEE

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Fertility, wealth and later life health

This article by Monica Costa Dias also appears in the 

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New 6.25M grant awarded for the National Centre for Research Methods

The National Centre for Research Methods (NCRM) team at the University of Southampton is very pleased to announce that it has been awarded a 6.25M grant