In February 2010, the nationwide learn Council convened a workshop to enquire the feasibility of constructing well-grounded universal metrics to develop behavioral and social technology examine, either by way of advancing the improvement of conception and lengthening the software of study for coverage and practice.

The Workshop on Advancing Social technology concept: the significance of universal Metrics had 3 goals:

  • To study the advantages and prices excited about relocating from metric range to larger standardization, either by way of advancing the advance of idea and lengthening the application of study for coverage and practice.
  • To give some thought to even if a collection of standards may be built for realizing whilst the dimension of a specific build is able to be standardized.
  • To discover how the learn group can foster a flow towards standardization whilst apparently warranted.

This booklet is a precis of the 2 days of shows and discussions that happened in the course of the workshop.

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