Interpreting qualitative data by David Silverman

By David Silverman

During this 5th version of his field-defining textual content, David Silverman, a real guru of qualitative examine, walks the reader throughout the fundamentals of accumulating and examining qualitative information. The booklet deals rookies unrivalled hands-on assistance to assist them get the simplest out of a study tools path or learn venture.

New to the 5th edition:

  • A streamlined constitution to help navigation and consultant readers easily in the course of the learn process.
  • A new bankruptcy on generalizing from case-study examine which addresses the perennial factor of ‘how many instances do you need?’
  • New fabric on doing qualitative examine on-line and the ethics of web research.
  • Additional sections protecting organizational files and files of way of life, together with blogs and diaries.
  • Many more moderen case learn examples drawn from a vast variety of disciplines together with company, schooling, social paintings and geography in addition to overall healthiness studies.
  • A new and superior significant other web site, filled with extra assets for college kids and lecturers.

This is the best significant other for all these new to qualitative research.

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Antisense and Ribozyme Methodology: Laboratory Companion by Ian Gibson

By Ian Gibson

Antisense and ribozymes have a comparatively brief but winning historical past as learn instruments in gene expression reviews, and therefore are regarded as having excessive capability reagents in treating viral infections and cancer.
This laboratory spouse offers specified details at the power, benefits and boundaries of this system. It seriously discusses power pitfalls, provides concepts for selecting goals and supply platforms, so that it will enable the choice of the optimal method for attaining quick and trustworthy experimental good fortune with any human or different organic system.
For researchers, technicians and complicated graduates in experimental drugs, molecular and cellphone biology.

Chapter 1 Antisense and Ribozyme technique (pages 1–12):
Chapter 2 layout and Synthesis of Antisense DNA Molecules (pages 13–26):
Chapter three The layout and Synthesis of Hammerhead Ribozymes (pages 27–40):
Chapter four supply of Ribozymes and Antisense DNA Molecules into Mammalian Cells (pages 41–71):
Chapter five the longer term (pages 73–76):

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The economic laws of scientific research by Terence Kealey

By Terence Kealey

'Dr Kealey's courageous, pleasing and discovered ebook makes a robust case for his unpopular perspectives. It needs to supply pause to any open-minded pupil of technology policy.' - R.C.O. Matthews 'Not on the grounds that J.D. Bernal has a training British scientist challenged traditional arguments in regards to the investment of technological know-how so initially, and so powerfully.' - David Edgerton, Imperial collage Does govt investment of technological know-how advertise financial and cultural development? This burning query has come to dominate political and educational notion. The facts turns out combined: Japan thrives economically neglecting technological know-how whereas the USSR and India who actively promoted government-funded technological know-how have declined. the aim of this ebook is to evaluate the parable that government-funded technological know-how works economically. Supported by means of old argument and foreign modern comparability, Terence Kealey argues that the loose industry process quite that of nation investment has proved via some distance the main profitable in stimulating technology and innovation.

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Access to Research Data in the 21st Century (The compass by National Research Council, Policy and Global Affairs,

By National Research Council, Policy and Global Affairs, Technology, and Law Panel Science

Within the years because the Shelby modification, scientists, undefined, and coverage makers have struggled over how the public’s new correct of entry might be utilized to medical facts. there's free contract that study information may be available, yet broad war of words over the “depth” to which the general public has any such correct. The nationwide Academies’ technology, expertise, and legislations application held a workshop to discover the mounting tensions within the federal regulatory method among the necessity to supply entry to investigate facts and the necessity to shield the integrity of the study method. The workshop supplied an image of the talk bobbing up from passage of the Shelby modification and the ensuing OMB revisions of round A-110. This record is a precis of the workshop.

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The Nature of Scientific Evidence: Statistical, by Mark L. Taper, Subhash R. Lele

By Mark L. Taper, Subhash R. Lele

An exploration of the statistical foundations of clinical inference, The Nature of clinical Evidence asks what constitutes clinical facts and no matter if clinical facts may be quantified statistically. Mark Taper, Subhash Lele, and an esteemed staff of participants discover the relationships between hypotheses, versions, info, and inference on which medical development rests in an try and boost a brand new quantitative framework for facts. expert via interdisciplinary discussions between scientists, philosophers, and statisticians, they suggest a brand new "evidential" procedure, that may be extra according to the clinical procedure. The Nature of medical Evidence persuasively argues that each one scientists should still care extra concerning the positive issues of statistical philosophy simply because therein lies the relationship among concept and data.

Though the e-book makes use of ecology as an exemplary technological know-how, the interdisciplinary review of using information in empirical learn might be of curiosity to any reader engaged within the quantification and review of data.

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Theoretical frameworks in qualitative research by Vincent A. Anfara, Norma T. Mertz

By Vincent A. Anfara, Norma T. Mertz

The Second Edition of Theoretical Frameworks in Qualitative Research, by means of Vincent A. Anfara, Jr. and Norma T. Mertz, brings jointly a few of today’s prime qualitative researchers to debate the frameworks at the back of their released qualitative reports. They percentage how they discovered and selected a theoretical framework, from what self-discipline the framework was once drawn, what the framework posits, and the way it prompted their research. either beginner and skilled qualitative researchers may be able to examine first-hand from a variety of participants as they give some thought to the method and judgements excited about finishing their examine. The booklet additionally offers historical past for starting researchers in regards to the nature of theoretical frameworks and their value in qualitative learn; approximately adjustments in point of view concerning the function of theoretical frameworks; and approximately how to define and use a theoretical framework.

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International Review of Cytology, Vol. 263 by Kwang W. Jeon

By Kwang W. Jeon

Foreign overview of Cytology provides present advances and finished experiences in phone biology - either plant and animal. Authored by means of a number of the most efficient scientists within the box, every one quantity offers up to date details and instructions for destiny learn. Articles during this quantity comprise Mechanisms of Gradient Detection: A comparability of Axon Pathfinding with Eukaryotic cellphone Migration; Leptin and the rules of Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis; Focal Adhesion and p53 Signaling in melanoma Cells; mobilephone and Molecular Biology of the Spindle Matrix; Mitochondrial Biology and ailment in Dictyostelium; Oxytocin and the Human Prostate in healthiness and sickness.

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Statistics as Principled Argument by Robert P. Abelson

By Robert P. Abelson

During this illuminating quantity, Robert P. Abelson delves into the too-often disregarded difficulties of examining quantitative information after which proposing them within the context of a coherent tale approximately one's examine. in contrast to too many books on facts, this can be a remarkably attractive learn, choked with attention-grabbing real-life (and real-research) examples instead of with recipes for research. it will likely be of real curiosity and lasting worth to starting graduate scholars and professional researchers alike.

the focal point of the ebook is that the aim of records is to prepare an invaluable argument from quantitative facts, utilizing a sort of principled rhetoric. 5 standards, defined through the acronym MAGIC (magnitude, articulation, generality, interestingness, and credibility) are proposed as the most important positive aspects of a persuasive, principled argument.

specific statistical equipment are mentioned, with minimal use of formulation and heavy info units. the information during the ebook revolve round hassle-free likelihood thought, t assessments, and straightforward problems with study layout. it's as a result assumed that the reader has already had a few entry to basic data. Many examples are incorporated to provide an explanation for the relationship of records to substantial claims approximately genuine phenomena.

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