Search Results for Category: Big Data

APS Panel: Connecting Behavioral Scientists and Tech

The beneficial symbiosis between behavioral scientists and digital technologists came a cropper earlier this year when the Cambridge Analytica scandal highlighted the fraught relationship that can arise when ethical concerns are overlooked or ignored. And yet the explosion of data comping from corporate sources (35 zettabytes are expected by 2010) and the burgeoning numbers of […]

Categories: Big Data, Editorial, SAGE Posts, Video

Tags: Psychology, Technology

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Canadian Research Agencies Seek Input on Data Policy

While the three Canadian agencies that fund research have improved their services and support for data management in recent years, gaps in the process remain. To address these gaps, the three agencies — the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research […]

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Tags: Canada, SSHRC

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Competition for Finding Data Sets in Social Science Literature

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The data that is generated during research is important, but sadly it is often hard to unearth, and there are many challenges around getting the appropriate credit to go to the researchers who make data available. Another key issue with research data is that it is often expensive to produce, and without good visibility on […]

Categories: Big Data, Opportunities

Tags: Competition, Data Discovery, Datasets

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Big Data and Social Research Roundup No. 25

This month’s big data newsletter, amid reminders about SAGE’s free beginner’s guide to R and mention of s service linking social scientists to data science specialists, includes some valuable free content. This includes two free articles, one on the locus of legitimate interpretation in big data from Big Data & Society and the other on […]

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Tags: Big Data Newsletter, Newsletter

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Data in the News: Gaining an Understanding of Gun Violence

Collecting, analyzing, and reporting with data can be daunting. The person that SAGE Publishing — the parent of MethodSpace — turns to when it has questions is Diana Aleman – editor extraordinaire for SAGE Stats and U.S. Political Stats. And now she is bringing her trials, tribulations, and expertise with data to you in a […]

Categories: Big Data, MentorSpace, SAGE Posts

Tags: FBI, Guns, Tips With Diana, Violence

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Microsite Offers Research on Big Data Research

In the latest of its monthly series of interdisciplinary microsites addressing important public issues, SAGE Publishing is offering free access to a suite academic articles that focus on research about big data through November 15. Researchers often think of big data in terms of the ‘Three Vs’: volume, velocity, and variety. Across disciplines, there’s debate […]

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Learn Data Science Methods That Will Enhance Your Research

We’re pleased to announce that we are launching new courses for the summer. Our latest data science courses are a one-stop-shop for everything you need to know about computational social science methods and working with big data. You will learn about data science methods, ethics and tools and learn how to code. To celebrate the coming […]

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Tags: Courses, SAGE Ocean

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Big Data and Social Research Roundup No. 24

This month’s Big Data Newsletter highlights the 4th Annual International Conference on Computational Social Science, held at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. Keynote speakers included Duncan Watts from Microsoft addressing contagion on social networks, David Lazer from Northeastern University on “The Future(s) of Computational Social Science,” and conference closer Lada Adamic from Facebook on […]

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Highlights & Papers: International Conference on Social Media and Society

In this series of posts we are sharing resources and ideas presented at summer festivals. Can’t fly around the world to attend? No worries–  MethodSpace readers can learn from the presentations and related resources made available online. Today we will pay a virtual visit to the 2018 International Conference on Social Media and Society was held in […]

Categories: Big Data, Methods Type, Mixed, Open Access, Qualitative, Quantitative, Research, Tools and Resources, Uncategorised

Tags: e-festivals, Sharing Research, Social Media

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Grants Offered Computational Social Science Software Developers

A grant program that provides early stage funding for innovative software ideas that support social science researchers working with big data and new technology is now accepting applications. The first Concept Grants from SAGE Ocean – an initiative from SAGE Publishing to support computational social science — were awarded in March. The three awardees were […]

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Tags: Concept Grants, SAGE Ocean

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