open access

Monthly summary about research on Social Sciences (January 2014)

From this first month of the year, I recommend the following posts, analysis and papers:
 Review books:

In Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work and Think, two of the world’s most-respected data experts reveal the reality of a big data world and outline clear and actionable steps that will equip the […]

By |Friday, January 31 2014|Research|Comments Off on Monthly summary about research on Social Sciences (January 2014)

Weekly summary about research on Social Sciences (December, 21st 2013)

This week I recommend the following posts and papers:

1. SHERPA/RoMEO. This post is about the tool SHERPA/RoMEO, launched by the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom, which allow us to find out how to legally host your own papers. Link

2. Absolutely Maybe. This post is about statistical significance and its part in science […]

By |Friday, December 20 2013|Research|Comments Off on Weekly summary about research on Social Sciences (December, 21st 2013)

Weekly summary about research on Social Sciences (October, 26th 2013)

This week I recommend the following posts and papers:

1. Platforms and Integration in Statistical Research. This post analyzes two approaches using the debate in the technology world over which approach is better, the Apple integrative model or the Google/Microsoft modular platform model. Link1 & Link2

2. Inspiring women in science and technology. In this website, […]

By |Friday, October 25 2013|Research|Comments Off on Weekly summary about research on Social Sciences (October, 26th 2013)

Weekly summary about research on Social Sciences (September, 19th 2013)

This week I recommend the following posts and papers:

1. Alternatives ways to say study. ‘Study’ is very common word in scientific papers. However, some authors overuse this word. This post proposes some alternative ways to say this word. Link

2. QCASoft. This week I propose a software that we have developed in my research group […]

By |Friday, September 20 2013|Private, Research|Comments Off on Weekly summary about research on Social Sciences (September, 19th 2013)

New Book: Cases in Management Engineering

Some professors and lecturers from Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya-Barcelona Tech, including myself, have published the following open access book (in Spanish) through the publisher OmniaScience. The book is linked to the Master in Management Engineering at ETSEIAT.

This book presents a collection of 18 cases that have been created as a result of the teaching innovation project “Transversality in […]

By |Tuesday, September 10 2013|Teaching|Comments Off on New Book: Cases in Management Engineering

Weekly summary about research on Social Sciences (September, 7th 2013)

This week I recommend the following posts and papers:

1. Open Access Explained! On the way of the last week, this videos exposes what Open Access is in a easy way. Link

2. Put your money where your citations are. This post introduces a proposal for a new funding system. This new proposals are very interesting […]

By |Friday, September 6 2013|Private, Research|Comments Off on Weekly summary about research on Social Sciences (September, 7th 2013)

Weekly summary (August, 30th 2013)

This week I recommend the following posts and papers:

1. Open peer review. This post exposes new forms of open peer review, which allow academics to separate scholarly evaluation from academic journals. Link

2. To critique original research outputs. This post exposes the difficulties to present some kinds of research conclusions to the general public. Link

3. […]

By |Friday, August 30 2013|Research, Teaching|Comments Off on Weekly summary (August, 30th 2013)

Weekly summary (July, 20th 2013)

This week I recommend the following posts and papers:

1. The value of academic writing is in its ability to channel further thought. This post exposes that the attempts to measure the value of academic writing in formal assessments have been profoundly damaging both to thought and academic literature. Link

2. The Open Journal Project. This […]

By |Saturday, July 20 2013|Research, Teaching|Comments Off on Weekly summary (July, 20th 2013)

Weekly summary (July, 13th 2013)

This week I recommend the following posts and papers:

1. What is the Best Way to Analyze Data? This post is recommended for all PhD candidates who are beginning to investigate. Roger Peng (author of the post) explains the steps to follow in the data analysis process. Link

2. The Limits of Psychophysics, and Physics. Interesting […]

By |Friday, July 12 2013|Research|Comments Off on Weekly summary (July, 13th 2013)