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# Episode Title Description People Date
1 A Rational Approach to Evidence-Based Decision Making in Education Policy If education policy-making is based strictly on rigorous evidence there is a risk of bias towards simple, discrete, measurable interventions. We present a framework for considering inconclusive evidence. Matthew Jukes 01 Feb 2019
2 Creative Commons When and why do (survey) experimental treatment effects generalise? Part of the 'Methodological Developments in Social Policy and Intervention' series, Trinity 2018 Thomas Leeper 13 Jun 2018
3 Bioethics and the Burden of Proof In this paper we critique a kind of argument very common in bioethical debates, in which a proponent provides a prima facie case for a particular conclusion, then claims that the burden of proof is on those that object to that conclusion. Michael Selgelid 14 Nov 2014
4 Creative Commons Time, space, and trust: Some methodological challenges of researching immigration detention Sarah Turnbull (University of Oxford, UK) Sarah Turnbull 31 Mar 2014
5 Creative Commons Politics and Genocide: Rwanda (African Studies Seminar) Dr Omar McDoom (London School of Economics) looks at a single community in southern Rwanda, using spatial mapping, in order to understand why some people chose to kill during the violence and others did not. Omar McDoom 06 Mar 2011
6 Using the Web to do Social Science Duncan Watts discusses how the Internet is beginning to lift a long-time constraint of social science research on emergent collective behaviour: the difficulty of measuring interactions between people, at scale, over time, while also observing behaviour. Duncan Watts 09 Nov 2009