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Archived Webinar: Linking Data to Understand People in Context

Four researchers in the thick of tapping a broad array of information from disparate sources like administrative data, social media, smartphones, the Census, and experiments, and using that data to promote good policies for individual and communities, were panelists for a webinar in late February. A recording of that webinar appears below. “The New Big […]

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IC2S2 Seeking Computational Social Science Papers, Tutorials

The 3rd Annual International Conference on Computational Social Science aims to bring together scientists from different disciplines and research areas to meet and discuss computational problems in the study of social systems and dynamics, as well as research questions motivated by large datasets, either extracted from real applications (e.g. social media, communication systems), or created […]

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Big Cloud Providers Join NSF’s Big Data Program

The major cloud providers, including Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure, are now participating in the U.S. National Science Foundation’s flagship research program on big data, Critical Techniques, Technologies and Methodologies for Advancing Foundations and Applications of Big Data Sciences and Engineering (BIGDATA). Amazon, Google and Microsoft will provide cloud credits/resources to qualifying […]

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Modern Modeling Methods Conference Seeks Papers

The Modern Modeling Methods (M3) conference is an interdisciplinary conference designed to showcase the latest modeling methods and to present research related to these methodologies. The 7th annual M3 conference will be held May 22nd-25th at the University of Connecticut. Our keynote speakers for the 2017 conference include Steven Boker (UVA) and Kenneth A. Bollen […]

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Research > Publication > Impact (You Might Need a Strategy for That)

Carrying out scholarly research is a challenge, whether you are conducting an empirical study, reviewing literature, or developing a new theory. But research is only part of the process. When you formulated the design, you thought about a need for improved understanding about people in a certain situation or better approaches to resolving an intractable […]

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Archived Webinar: Tips for Overcoming Statistics Anxiety

On November 16, bestselling author Neil J. Salkind  discuss strategies that you can implement to reduce statistics anxiety in your students. Using his more than 30 years of teaching experience, Salkind cover some of the topics that students struggle with most, including correlation, understanding hypotheses, and significance (including z-scores and t-tests). Salkind taught for 35 years […]

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Webinar: Guided walk through ReShare, 13 December 2016, Online 15.00-16.00 GMT

Are you an ESRC grant holder, whose grant has ended and is required to submit your research data into the ReShare repository? Are you a researcher interested in depositing data into ReShare to make them available for reuse, or as evidence for a published paper? Are you just curious to explore how publishing in ReShare […]

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Cape Town Summer School. Encounters with big data: An introduction to using big data in the social sciences

We are delighted to announce our first intensive summer school in the area of big data in the social sciences. In the first week of February 2017 staff from the UK Data Service will be visiting their data centre partners, DataFirst, at the University of Cape Town to run a 5-day intensive course which we […]

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Open Position: Manager, Statistical Support Services

Yale University Library New Haven, Connecticut, US Requisition:  39185BR www.yale.edu/jobs Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut.  Conveniently located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that include two major art museums, a critically-acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and […]

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Webinar: Introduction to the British Social Attitudes survey, 15 November 2016, Online, 15.00-16.00

The UK Data Service and NatCen are running an introductory webinar about the British Social Attitudes survey. The British Social Attitudes survey (BSA) is a nationally representative survey of public opinion about life in Britain, and how Britain is run. BSA interviews around 3,000 people and has run most years since 1983. Topics covered include […]

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