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Measuring Up

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International case studies on the teaching of quantitative methods in the social sciences

Measuring Up is a review of 16 social science departments across three continents, examining case studies of excellence in implementing quantitative methods in social science undergraduate teaching.

This report is a helpful guide for UK higher education leaders to act and ensure social science remains at the cutting edge of global research.

The report was written by Professor John MacInnes, Strategic Adviser for Quantitative Skills at the British Academy and Associate Dean (Quantitative Methods) at the University of Edinburgh. Support in writing this report came from his research team at the University of Edinburgh, which includes Maddie Breeze, Maite de Haro, Mor Kandlik, and Martina Karels.


Publication date: 2016

Publisher: British Academy