Ipsos research director Jonathan Dodd describes one of the first serious pieces of modern social science research and how it got so many things wrong.
Mr Dodd’s Master thesis was about the failings of suicide research.
He discusses the time when it was public policy not to talk about the subject, and how it remains a difficult thing to address plainly but effectively today.
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