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Submissions Open for Early Career Excellence in Teaching Evaluation Awards

Have you ever wanted to engage with thousands of individuals from the evaluation community? Perhaps gather for a shared experience to discuss the practice of evaluation itself? If so, look no further than the 32nd American Evaluation Association’s Annual Conference, Evaluation 2018: Speaking Truth to Power. Evaluation 2018 gathers more than 3,000 evaluators, evaluation scholars, […]

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Webinar: Introduction to the 1958 and 1970 British birth cohorts, 21 March 2018

About the webinar This webinar will introduce the 1958 National Child Development Study and the 1970 British Birth Cohort Study to both first-time and more experienced users. It will focus particularly on wellbeing measures available in each study. Speakers include David Bann, Brian Dodgeon, Matt Brown and Martina Narayanan. Split into four main sessions, the […]

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60 years of our lives: A scientific conference celebrating the National Child Development Study at 60, 8-9 March 2018, London

Registration deadline: 2 March 2018 Registration is now open for a special conference, celebrating 60 years of the National Child Development Study (NCDS). The British birth cohort studies are one of Britain’s greatest national treasures. The findings stemming from them have been both prolific and far reaching. One of these studies, the NCDS, will turn […]

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UK Data Service Workshop on Creating Shareable Research Data: Managing and Archiving Social Science Research Data, 28 November

Places are still available at the UK Data Service’s two day workshop (28 – 29 November 2017) on creating shareable research data, which will be hosted by the Sheffield Methods Institute and the University of Sheffield Library at the University of Sheffield. Are you interested in how to write a data management plan? Are you […]

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UK Data Service workshop will help you write a data management plan and managing, organising and store your research data safely

Are you interested in how to write a data management plan? Are you comfortable with managing, organising and storing your research data safely? Do you know how to effectively document and organise your research data? Do you know the best practices for gaining informed consent from participants when your research involves people? Do you know […]

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Big Data Research: What’s Holding Us Back?

We social scientists are at the threshold of a period of dramatic change — change that comes with both opportunity and challenge. Mark Kenney Everyday a massive amount of information is being created and collected through new digital technologies. These vast social, transactional and administrative data sets present researchers with the opportunity for potentially ground-breaking […]

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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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Interested in Quantitative Researchers

Hello,   Some of you may have already heard of us before and been to our activitites. We offer training and events on a wide range of topics covered in the social research sector but are very interested in further subjects to do with quantitative research.   If anyone has experince of tutoring courses involved […]

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ESRC new Doctoral Training Centres

The ESRC has announced their ‘new national network of 21 Doctoral Training Centres (DTCs)’ which will deliver funded   postgraduate training. ESRC DTCs.   What impact do people think this will have on methods training at instutions not on this list? Are there surprises on this list?   Would be really interested to hear peoples’ thoughts… […]

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