In the face of survey fatigue, how can researchers gather quality information? Data linking could not only add high value to existing surveys, but also create new data resources.
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It aims to stop ‘bio-piracy’, the theft of genetic resources and traditional knowledge – and the February 2012 deadline is fast approaching. Over one hundred countries are expected to sign up to the Nagoya Protocol, and Cesagen researchers have provided valuable input.
Universities have a significant impact on local regions - from increasing local employment, to students moving into residential areas, to boosting nightlife, to altering the whole image of a town, according to ESRC-funded research.
The fibre-optic broadband linking East Africa has created huge expectations of an economic boost - but are the hopes realistic? An ESRC-DFID research project charts the technology transition in Kenya and Rwanda.
Higher education in Africa has expanded massively over the past decade - but inequalities remain for the poor, women, older and disabled students, according to a new study.
MapTube, a website for mashing maps developed as part of the e-Social Science programme, has been a huge success with over 10,000 registered users - bringing geospatial data to the public.
Data centres such as the Economic and Social Data Service are a "success story" for their users, concludes a new study. Over 90 per cent of ESDS users found the data they accessed to be important for their research or teaching.
Innovative small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are of great importance to the economy overall. How are they faring in a climate of reduced demand for goods and services and retreat from risk by credit providers?
The press coverage of A-level results is extensive, regardless of the pattern of results, according to research - but stories follow predictable templates.
Professor Helen Margetts assesses how the internet has made a difference to collective action, participation and protest.