The pursuit of money from wealthy donors distorts the research process—and yields flashy projects that don’t help and don’t work.
Tony McEneryOn research, private funding and ethics:’The pure pursuit of science, freed from worldly concerns like politics and money, is a seductive illusion. In reality, it ends up attracting the very worst people’
The implicit association test (IAT) measures bias towards often controversial topics (e.g., race, religion), while newspapers typically take strong positive/negative stances on such issues. In a pre-registered study, we developed and administered an...
Tony McEneryNew paper with @DermotLynott & others on the press, attitudes to immigration and collocation. Read it for free here
Tony McEneryThe first of a series of occasional tweets about corpora I have built which you can get free for non-commercial research use. Let's start with a golden oldie, the EU funded English/French/Spanish Crater corpus