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Webinar: Data Citation, Online 12.00 till 13.00, 29 February 2016

The UK Data Service is exploring ways of citing data ranging from study level, to subsets of data, to paragraphs of text.  

The UK Data Service produces citations for each of our data catalogue records held within Discover, our on-line tool used to search and browse our data collections . Each citation includes a persistent identifier, created via DataCite, to give a unique access code to assign to the data. Citations…

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Added by Helen Johnson on February 8, 2016 at 15:22 — No Comments

Call for papers Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies

Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies R&D

 http://jrsdjournal.wix.com/humanities-cultural

Publish original research projects in various fields of Humanities, Culture, History, Politics, International Relations, Education, Culture, History of Thought, Language and Literature, Economics, anthropology, business studies, communication studies, corporate governance,…
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Added by Journal of Humanities and Cultur on February 5, 2016 at 8:16 — No Comments

Webinar: E-Resilience of UK retail centres, 3 March 2016, Online, 14.00 - 15.00

The UK Data Service is holding a webinar on e-resilience of UK retail centres as part of a series showcasing research using new and novel forms of data.

This is a collaborative webinar involving Margherita Ceraolo from the UK Data Service and Dr Les Dolega from the Consumer Data…

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Added by Helen Johnson on February 2, 2016 at 16:10 — No Comments

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Workshop: Sharing Qualitative Data, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, 2 March 2016

Do you generate, construct, or reuse qualitative data in your research?  Are you trying to understand funders' and publishers’ data sharing requirements?  Are you unsure if you can share data and still fulfil your ethical responsibilities to your participants? 

This workshop will answer these questions, covering issues such as informed consent, anonymisation, and data storage.  Sessions will be interactive and will draw on examples from diverse research projects.  

Libby Bishop…

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Added by Helen Johnson on January 29, 2016 at 16:01 — No Comments

Webinar: 2016 02 16; 0300 GMT AsterWrite software for research and thesis writing.

At last an AsterWrite webinar. ASTER = Advanced Science and Technology Experimental Research. This FREE webinar shows you how to use AsterWrite to conduct your research and write your thesis or dissertation.

This webinar demonstrates a new paradigm in Research by developing research questions from the literature review and suggesting…

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Added by Nicolo Belavendram on January 29, 2016 at 9:16 — No Comments

Webinar: What is Spark? 19 April 2016, Online, 15.00 - 16.00

Spark might be considered as a one-stop tool for big data processing, providing data manipulation facilities to slice and dice datasets as well as statistical functionality and visualisation capabilities to present your results.  This webinar is intended as an overview of the Spark system and what you can use it for.

This webinar will provide:

  • an overview of the Spark system and what it can be used for
  • how Spark can be used both as a…
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Added by Helen Johnson on January 20, 2016 at 10:32 — No Comments

Webinar: What is Hive? 22 March 2016, Online, 15.00 - 16.00

Hive is a package that works with Hadoop that allows users to manipulate very large datasets. This webinar is intended as an overview of what Hive is and why you might want to learn more about it.

This webinar will provide an overview of:

  • how Hive integrates into an Hadoop system and provides access to the large distributed datasets stored in Hadoop
  • why you might want to use Hive
  • the range of things you can…
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Added by Helen Johnson on January 20, 2016 at 10:30 — No Comments

Webinar: What is Hadoop? 23 February 2016, Online, 15.00 - 16.00

Have you heard of Hadoop but don’t know what it is or what it does?

Or do you know that Hadoop is used to store very large datasets but you don’t know what it can do or why it might be relevant to you?

If so, this webinar is for you. 

This webinar will provide an overview of Hadoop, including:

  • Hadoop and Hadoop clusters
  • why Hadoop can process datasets far larger than those comfortable inside desktop…
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Added by Helen Johnson on January 20, 2016 at 10:28 — No Comments

Webinar: Guided walk through ReShare, 25 February 2016

Are you an ESRC grant holder who’s grant has ended and therefore, are required by ESRC to submit your research data soon 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 happens in practice?

Come and join our interactive online group session, whereby we’ll first ‘walk’ you through the process of submitting a data…

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Added by Helen Johnson on January 19, 2016 at 10:58 — No Comments

Revista Observatório

Revista Observatório é uma publicação quadrimestral do Núcleo de Pesquisa e Extensão Observatório de Pesquisas Aplicadas ao Jornalismo e ao Ensino (OPAJE) da Universidade Federal do Tocantins (UFT) que tem como missão atuar na promoção da discussão acadêmica e de estudos interdisciplinares avançados no campo da Comunicação, do Jornalismo e da Educação. O propósito da Revista Observatório é constituir-se como um periódico acadêmico a fim de apresentar, na…

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Added by Revista Observatório on January 13, 2016 at 21:15 — No Comments

Webinar: Data and resources for teaching, 12 February 2016

This webinar introduces participants to the data and resources of the UK Data Service for teaching purposes through a presentation followed by a question and answer session. 
Data from the collections of the UK Data Service are remarkable resources for teaching, and can use both quantitative or qualitative data: 
  • Students learning to interrogate real data are rewarded with producing meaningful results 
  • Students learning…
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Added by Helen Johnson on January 7, 2016 at 10:23 — No Comments

Webinar: An introduction to data on Information and Communication Technologies, 3 February 2016

The UK Data Service is holding an hour-long webinar on the topic of on information and communication technologies (ICT).

This is a collaborative webinar involving Margherita Ceraolo from the UK Data Service at the University of Manchester and Professor Cara Booker from ISER, at the University of Essex.

The webinar will showcase data on the topic of ICT that is available from the UK Data Service and will highlight the…

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Added by Helen Johnson on January 7, 2016 at 9:48 — No Comments

Workshop: From research question to exploratory data analysis, University of Manchester, 15 January 2016

This is a one day introductory workshop which looks at the initial stages involved in undertaking a research project using survey data from the UK Data Service collection.

We will focus on the steps involved in:

  •       clarifying a research question
  •       using the UK Data Service Discover tool to locate data
  •       evaluating data for your research purposes
  •       starting to use exploratory analysis to understand your chosen…
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Added by Helen Johnson on December 24, 2015 at 11:30 — No Comments

Workshop: Supervising Quantitative Research Degrees, Brettenham House, London, 22 January 2016

This one-day event is for you if you have an interest in supervising research postgraduates in quantitative social science subjects.  In this workshop we will explore experiences of what works in:

  •        research student recruitment and funding
  •        research design for proposals
  •        the supervision process (the supervisor experience and the student perspective)

Additionally we will hear from the ESRC support services, which can provide data…

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Added by Helen Johnson on December 24, 2015 at 11:00 — No Comments

Self-education can be decent and in many ways a better alternative non-formal education, whether it be a second degree or advanced training courses. Why self-education is better? It gives you know…

Self-education can be decent and in many ways a better alternative non-formal education, whether it be a second degree or advanced training courses.

Why self-education is better?

  • It gives you knowledge that is much more relevant.…
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Added by Linda Hartman on December 23, 2015 at 10:01 — No Comments

Workshop: Practical research data management, University of Essex, 19 April 2016

How confident are you that you know how to manage, organise and store your project's research data properly? How much do…

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Added by Helen Johnson on December 22, 2015 at 12:28 — No Comments

Write a Data Management Plan, University of Essex, 26 January 2016

Do you need to write a data management plan for your research grant application? Or does your institution encourage you to develop one?

UK Research Councils and other public funders see it as a priority to make research data available to users, and therefore for data to be managed well during research and shared afterwards. One way to achieve this is through a data management plan that funders request to be submitted with each research grant application.

During this workshop we…

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Added by Helen Johnson on December 18, 2015 at 14:23 — No Comments

Bronwyn Cross-Denny on Reducing Research Anxiety for Students

By Carrie Montoya, Senior Editorial Assistant, SAGE

This post originally appeared on the SAGE Connection blog as part of its Connecting with the Community series and is reposted with permission.

Bronwyn Cross-Denny, Ph.D.,  LCSW is one of two recipients of the…

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Added by SAGE Publications on November 24, 2015 at 17:04 — No Comments

Webinar This Wednesday: Finding Common Ground: Bringing Methods and Analysis into Context

Join award-winning instructor, advisor, and author, Gregory J. Privitera for a discussion on the benefits of addressing the common ground in methods and statistics in your course. In this exciting presentation, Dr. Privitera will share how identifying the overlap in the language of methodology and the language of statistics can deepen students’ understanding of the entire research process. Attendees will also enjoy…

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Added by SAGE Publications on October 27, 2015 at 17:13 — No Comments

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