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Weekly summary about research on Social Sciences (November, 2nd 2013)

This week I recommend the following posts and papers:

1. 23 things for research. This time, I do not suggest an entry in a blog, but the 23 posts of a blog. This blog is an online learning programme for researchers, students and staff at the University of Oxford. Link

2. Commenting on scientific papers. This […]

By |Saturday, November 2 2013|Research, Teaching|Comments Off on Weekly summary about research on Social Sciences (November, 2nd 2013)

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

This week I recommend the following posts and papers:

1. Altmetrics. Several researchers have investigated how the classical methods for assessing scientific research have become outdated. This post introduces the concept altmetrics and alt-products. Link

2. Comment isn’t free. This post exposes how uncivil comments posted under an online news article about nanotechnology could shape readers’ […]

By |Friday, October 18 2013|Research|Comments Off on Weekly summary about research on Social Sciences (October, 19th 2013)

Paperpile: A reference manager for Google fans

Today, I’m going to present a reference manager for Google Fans Reserachers. The name is Paperpile and it’s a web-based reference manager that helps you to collect and organize your research papers in Chrome and stores your PDFs in Google Drive.

 

Main Features:

Built for Chrome

Paperpile uses the latest web technologies in Google Chrome to bring traditional desktop-only advanced […]

By |Thursday, October 17 2013|Research|Comments Off on Paperpile: A reference manager for Google fans

Weekly summary about research on Social Sciences (September, 28th 2013)

This week I recommend the following posts and papers:

1. Maintaining Parallel Structure (Or, One of These Things is Not Like the Other). Lengthy lists or complex series of items may be difficult for a reader to understand unless every item is in the same grammatical form as the other items. This post explains how […]

By |Friday, September 27 2013|Research|Comments Off on Weekly summary about research on Social Sciences (September, 28th 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)

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 (June, 29th 2013)

This week I recommend the following posts and papers:

1. Creative Commons. The licenses in the teaching and scientific materials is a complicated issue. Many people ask me about this, and in particular on Creative Commons. This post gives a brief introduction about them. Link

2. Investing in higher education. This post explains the benefits […]

By |Friday, June 28 2013|Research, Software, Teaching|Comments Off on Weekly summary (June, 29th 2013)

Models to follow

This fragment was taken from the section “Letters to the editor” of the newspaper “La Vanguardia” in date: June 9, 2013.

Seven educational reforms in a democracy with less than forty years of life seem too many. And our first thinking is related to the money that textbook publishers have won during these years. […]

By |Tuesday, June 11 2013|Research|Comments Off on Models to follow

Dissertation: Leadership and organizational climate as distal antecedents of organizational citizenship behaviors oriented to change: The mediating role of cognitive-motivational states

Last week I was on a dissertation evaluating the work entitled “Leadership and organizational climate as distal antecedents of organizational citizenship behaviors oriented to change: The mediating role of cognitive-motivational states” of the PhD Candidate Mercedes Lopez Dominguez, whose supervisors have been the Professor Jose M. Sallan and Pep Simo. It’s a good work: […]

By |Thursday, May 30 2013|Research|Comments Off on Dissertation: Leadership and organizational climate as distal antecedents of organizational citizenship behaviors oriented to change: The mediating role of cognitive-motivational states

Weekly selection of scientific papers (April 29, 2013)

In this week, I propose to read the following papers…

Andrija Vidović, Igor Štimac, & Damir Vince. (2013). Development of Business Models of Low-Cost Airlines. International Journal for Traffic and Transport Engineering, 3(1), 69-81.
http://dx.doi.org/10.7708/ijtte.2013.3(1).07

The global economic crisis that affects all industries, including the aviation industry, has forced airlines to adjust their business models to existing […]

By |Monday, April 29 2013|Research|Comments Off on Weekly selection of scientific papers (April 29, 2013)