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Who Can I Sample on Amazon Mechanical Turk?

Amazon Mechanical Turk (MTurk) is an online microtasking site commonly used for behavioral research. At the same time, MTurk is an open marketplace. This means that the people who use MTurk as researchers and participants constantly change. An important question behavioral scientists often ask is: who is on MTurk and who can I sample there? […]

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Self and Social: An Interview about Autoethnography

In June and July MethodSpace will focus on research-oriented careers including career purpose and goals, skills, as well as expected and unexpected transitions. We are considering research and careers, and in that context we have the opportunity to hear from scholars who use their research in unique and important ways. We are also looking at […]

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Best Practices for Structuring and Evaluating Prison Education Programs

Every summer, the Biocomplexity Institute’s Social and Decision Analytics Division’s Data Science for the Public Good (DSPG) Young Scholars program draws university students from around the country to work together on projects that use computational expertise to address critical social issues faced by local, regional, state or federal governments. The students conduct research at the intersection of […]

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A Cost and Benefit Analysis of the Arlington Restaurant Initiative

Every summer, the Biocomplexity Institute’s Social and Decision Analytics Division’s Data Science for the Public Good (DSPG) Young Scholars program draws university students from around the country to work together on projects that use computational expertise to address critical social issues faced by local, regional, state or federal governments. The students conduct research at the intersection of […]

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Creating a Composite Index to Measure Community Embeddedness

Every summer, the Biocomplexity Institute’s Social and Decision Analytics Division’s Data Science for the Public Good (DSPG) Young Scholars program draws university students from around the country to work together on projects that use computational expertise to address critical social issues faced by local, regional, state or federal governments. The students conduct research at the intersection of […]

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New Podcast Series From NVivo Focuses on Qualitative Methods

A software company that produces a popular product to analyze qualitative data now produces a podcast series that serves the qualitative methods community. NVivo, an arm of the company QSR International, started the Between the Data podcast series in April. In each episode, Stacy Penna, NVivo’s community director, she talks to qualitative researchers to discover […]

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Creating CommunityScapes: Using Data Science to Inform Evidence-Based Health Policy

Every summer, the Biocomplexity Institute’s Social and Decision Analytics Division’s Data Science for the Public Good (DSPG) Young Scholars program draws university students from around the country to work together on projects that use computational expertise to address critical social issues faced by local, regional, state or federal governments. The students conduct research at the intersection of […]

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Broadband Coverage in the US: When Sources Disagree

Every summer, the Biocomplexity Institute’s Social and Decision Analytics Division’s Data Science for the Public Good (DSPG) Young Scholars program draws university students from around the country to work together on projects that use computational expertise to address critical social issues faced by local, regional, state or federal governments. The students conduct research at the intersection of […]

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How-to: Connecting Grant Funding in USA Spending and Federal RePORTER

Every summer, the Biocomplexity Institute’s Social and Decision Analytics Division’s Data Science for the Public Good (DSPG) Young Scholars program draws university students from around the country to work together on projects that use computational expertise to address critical social issues faced by local, regional, state or federal governments. The students conduct research at the intersection of […]

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