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Massive collaboration testing reproducibility of psychology studies publishes findings

Dr. Alissa Melinger is one of 270 researchers who participated in a massive collaboration investigating the reproducibility of psychological science. The results of the project have been published in Science Magazine.  Launched nearly four years ago and coordinated by the Center for Open Science, the Reproducibility Project: Psychology has produced the most comprehensive investigation ever done about the rate and predicto...

In other worlds

The Festival exhibition at Edinburgh Printmakers, entitled In other words, is by the Canadian artist Derek Michael Besant. His works are also on external display at the Castle Mill Works, Fountainbridge. Besant’s work consists of manipulated photographic prints combined with text composed by the people portrayed. The catalogue text (In other worlds) explores the links between word and image and it was written by Nicholas...

Keynote at Qualitative Methods Summer School

The use of qualitative data in psychological research presents a number of issues. In particular there are questions concerning the appropriate form of analysis, the criteria for judging rigour, and the ways in which one’s analyses contribute to developing psychological theory. These issues were discussed at a week-long Summer School in Qualitative Research at Kingston University. Nick Hopkins contributed to the Programm...