YA BLOG

The blog of the Young Academics of the Association of the European Schools of Planning

About social media and academe

Antonio Casilli has an interesting post on the LSE Impact of Social Sciences blog about social media and research in sociology.He advocates that the use of soci...

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Lessons learned from the World Urban Forum 7. Why the new Urban Agenda matters

By Irina Paraschivoiu (LSE)In June 2016, the United Nations will convene the Habitat III Conference which will set the agenda for international cooperation on u...

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The EC open consultation on Science 2.0

Science 2.0 is a suggested new approach to science that uses information-sharing and collaboration made possible by network technologies. The roadmap was create...

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About Digital Scholarship (workshop)

On June 24, 2014, I had the pleasure to partake the Digital Scholarship workshop organised by Being Digital, a research project leaded by Chiara Carrozza at the...

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City application and the future of cities

One of the major inventions that changed the life in cities was the railway. Another important revolution was the car. They changed the size of the cities, thei...

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Jon Schwabish on polarisation and good graphs

A few days ago I have found, on the Metrotrends blog*, this article by Jon Schwabish, which I deemed interesting and worth sharing for two reasons. Firstly, it ...

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How to Prepare for the Viva, Tips to Do Before and After

Guest author: Basak TanulkuIn this piece, I want to provide tips about what to do before, during and after your viva. The viva examination can be regarded as th...

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Is academe worth it?

A few weeks ago, during a meeting with my research group, we were screening the Horizon 2020 programme for interesting calls. Within them, a call is about: “Mak...

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Writing, impacting, timing in academe

This post is a meta-post, delivering a few (more) considerations about the practice of writing in, and for, academe.Brian Tomasik has a good essay that, althoug...

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Savage Minds, the blog

Savage Minds is a “group blog devoted to ‘doing anthropology in public’ — providing well-written relevant discussion of sociocultural anthropology that everyone...

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Kyle Grayson on the journal research article

What's your experience with peer-review journal articles? You know, writing a paper, sending it, waiting for (long) months, and then receiving an email. As a re...

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The Open Access button

Open access refers to the practice of granting free Internet access to research articles. As all research and innovation builds on earlier achievements, an effi...

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