The Monkey Cage: Academia


Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 03/20/2014

Why scientific research needs both public and private support

By working together, government and philanthropies can put scientific research on firmer footing.

By John Aldrich  |  12:00 PM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Academia

Posted at 11:27 AM ET, 02/25/2014

Sharing qualitative data: the launch of the Qualitative Data Repository

The Qualitative Data Repository aims to increase the transparency and reproducibility of qualitative research.

By Colin Elman and Diana Kapiszewski  |  11:27 AM ET, 02/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Academia, political science

Posted at 06:28 PM ET, 02/15/2014

Dear Nicholas Kristof: We are right here!

Nicholas Kristof thinks academic political scientists have made themselves irrelevant. I happen to disagree.

By Erik Voeten  |  06:28 PM ET, 02/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Academia

Posted at 04:23 PM ET, 01/28/2014

Another ill-conceived attempt at regulating academic blogging

The International Studies Associations wants it editorial teams to give up their personal blogs

By Erik Voeten  |  04:23 PM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Academia

Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 01/21/2014

Where to debunk (political) science findings?

Even if you discover that a published finding is wrong, publishing a correction is not that straightforward nor always appreciated.

By Erik Voeten  |  12:48 PM ET, 01/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Academia

Posted at 12:22 PM ET, 12/19/2013

Kansas Board of Regents restricts free speech for academics

Kansas state universities are now allowed to fire (tenured and untenured) employees for “improper use” of social media.

By Erik Voeten  |  12:22 PM ET, 12/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Academia