con’founding, adj.That which confounds; destroying, confusing, perplexing, amazing, etc.: see the verb.
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I went to hear Jonathan Wolff (UCL Philosophy) give a lecture on relative poverty and social inquality tonight. It’s part of a piece of work he’s doing for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF). The JRF is bringing together academic ideas … Continue reading
I spoke yesterday at the Voluntary Sector and Volunteering Research Conference about the first paper of my PhD. I finally answered the question I asked two years ago in this post: http://www.confoundingfactor.org/archives/145 For those who are interested, the answer is: the … Continue reading
It turns out that when the Government commissions research (including data collection) from a private research company, it is not standard practice to require, as part of the contract, that the data is later placed in the UK Data Archive. … Continue reading
According to the Guardian (and the Daily Mail, Channel 4 News etc etc) we’ve learned that babies fed on demand ‘do better at school’. This makes me sound smug but I learned this a year ago when the first author, … Continue reading