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    29 July 2022

    ARC Project profile: Age of Love

    Sharron Hinchliff provides an overview of her venture Age of Love.

    29 July 2022

    Case study: Blue Shoes Productions

    Blue Shoes Productions is a socially responsible production company based in Manchester.

    29 July 2022

    Community safety and social sciences

    An interview with John Strutton from The Institute of Community Safety.

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    18 July 2022

    How social sciences can help accelerate the climate movement

    When business students or sustainability professionals seek to upskill themselves, they are often advised to strengthen their natural science expertise (learning about renewable energy, nature-based solutions, climate science); their reporting prowess (frameworks such as SASB, TCFD or GRI); or their quantification abilities (greenhouse gas footprint accounting or climate scenario analysis courses). While these skills are critical to the climate movement, several scientists have called on the social sciences to play a more central role in helping us address the climate crisis.

    19 July 2022

    Cybersecurity: What Can We Learn From The Social Sciences?

    IT and cybersecurity teams often focus tons of effort on providing the right controls and user training in an attempt to circumvent network threats. The belief is that if we just provide people—in this case, employees—with the right information, they’ll make the right decisions. Unfortunately, humans are not rational beings. Influencing their behaviours is far more complex than simply creating policies and providing annual training.

    19 July 2022

    What Might a Mathematics Course for Humanities Students Look Like?

    With the focus of the National Educational Policy on a broad-based education at the college level, every student of literature, the arts, philosophy, the social sciences – the humanities – will find herself taking at least one mathematics course in her college career. What should such a course look like?


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