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Social Science and Economic Data

Data is a researcher’s bread and butter so you’ll be interested in gesisDataSearch – a new search  engine which holds data from across social sciences and economics. It’s now in beta mode and you can find...

Digital drama and 100 banners

Partnering with museums, archives and arts organisations across Greater London, Digital Drama have been working with community groups and artist Becci Kenning of www.art-in-transit.com to create 100 Banners inspired by the suffrage banner collection held in the archives...

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Find the Latest Material on My Module Reading Lists

We’ve just added some new titles on business planning onto the My Module Resources (MMR) list for SSCM04 Exploring Social Entrepreneurship and CYW319 Entrepreneurship and Project Management: Social entrepreneurship: a skills approach by Chris Durkin and Robert...

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Learning Outdoors

If you missed it it’s not too late to catch up with the BBC Radio 4 episode of Four Thought broadcast on Wednesday 18 April which discusses the benefits of children learning outdoors from...

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Emerging Perspectives on Violence

The North East Branch of the British Society of Criminology are running a free event on 20 September 2018 from 2-5pm on Emerging Perspectives on Violence at Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne. Speakers include: Rowland Atkinson (University...

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Thinking Allowed

Did you know you can catch episodes of the BBC Radio 4 series Thinking Allowed on the BBC iPlayer? The series covers topics in sociology and many of the presenters are members of the...

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Identity, Community and Social Solidarity conference

The British Sociological Association’s annual conference is taking place under the theme of Identity, Community and Social Solidarity at Northumbria University from 10-12 April 2018. The conference examines how individuals and different communities can...

Study Skills: Self-efficacy

Self-efficacy and Study Skills   What is Self-Efficacy and why is it important?   Bandura (1977) suggests that self-efficacy is a belief in one’s abilities or capabilities. But don’t mistake self-confidence for self-efficacy! You...

Dissertation Drop-ins

We know that it’s easy to put off and avoid writing your dissertation – getting all the ironing done and washing all those dirty dishes suddenly seem very interesting things to do! That’s why...