Stand-up Comedy Microphone

Earnest sociologist does stand-up comedy

Sometimes it’s good to push yourself – in a protestant-work-ethic style, rather than a recreational-drugs-and-eyeballs way. This new year, my attempt to go beyond my comfort zone was to do a stand-up comedy set as part of Bright Club at Dundee. I’ve written on stand-up comedy before

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Dental Wikipedia Editing Project

Dundee Dental School shares their experience of running a dental Wikipedia project and encourages involvement other dental schools by starting to publish a series of videos. The first offers insight into their Wikipedia work at The University of Dundee, to share the latest dentistry research and clinical guidelines!

Qualitative Research for Dentists

My mission to bring qualitative research to dentistry continues… Below are the slides from I session I did with the students on the MDSc Prosthodontics course in the Dental School at The University of Dundee. This session on qualitative research for dentists fits into a series of

Dentistry Qualitative Research Group: Poster Session

When I joined The School of Dentistry at The University of Dundee last year I was excited to see that amidst the generally positivist approach to research, there were quite a few people making waves with qualitative research into dentistry. These people were focusing on

The Museum as a Memory Institution

This sociological aspect of the ForgetIT project seeks to develop a conceptual framework for organisational memory. Based on interviews with curatorial and management staff in a national museum the research attempts to identify the range of memory and forgetting practices within the museum.

Fake Nation A Study into Everyday Crime

Published as: Bryce J. & Rutter, J., 2005. “Fake Nation?: A Study into an Everyday Crime”, The Organised Crime Task Force, Belfast. Background This publication details the background, empirical and analytical research undertaken during the Intellectual Property Theft and Organised Crime research project (IPTOC) and provides