Social and Humanities Scientists
Social and humanities scientists study and analyse human behaviour and the origin, structure and characteristics of language; undertake research in areas such as sociology, economics, politics, archaeology, history, philosophy, literature, the arts; organise the collection of qualitative and quantitative information, and perform subsequent analyses.
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New workers start around £19747. Normal pay is £31835 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £56129.
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- Addresses conferences and publishes articles detailing the methodology and results of research undertaken.
- Undertakes analyses of data, presents results of research to sponsors, the media and other interested organisations.
- Administers questionnaires, carries out interviews, organises focus groups and implements other social research tools.
- Identifies, compiles and analyses economic, demographic, legal, political, social and other data to address research objectives.
- Traces the evolution of word and language forms, compares grammatical structures and analyses the relationships between ancient, parent and modern languages.
- Undertakes research across the humanities that furthers understanding of human culture and creativity.
- Studies society and the manner in which people behave and impact upon the world.
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