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Archived Webinar: Teaching Data Science

This webinar, “Teaching Data Science: Core Learning Outcomes and Topics for an Introductory Course,” is an overview of data science, with special focus on the tools and skills necessary to teach and do the key components of data science (such as data cleaning, visualization, and machine learning).This webinar is of value for faculty who teach, […]

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Big Data and Social Research Roundup No. 22

This month’s big data newsletter opens with a description of the launch of the 2018 Summer Institute in Computational Social Science sponsored by the Russell Sage Foundation and Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and held at Duke University in mid-June.. Meanwhile, SAGE is currently working with Nesta to organise a one day event in September 2018 […]

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Big Data and Social Research Roundup No. 21

This month’s big data newsletter, viewable below, includes a recounting of the new Social Data Initiative that the Social Science Research Council and Facebook have launched alongside a variety of non-profit organizations. The newsletter also includes links to a trove of free accessible content, including a journal article on isomorphism through algorithms, a book chapter […]

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Archived Webinar: A Social Science Perspective on Data Science

In this archived webinar, Claudia von Vacano and Geoff Bacon, both at the University of California, Berkeley D-Lab and both instructors for SAGE Campus’s “Introduction to Data Science for Social Scientists” course discuss why data science is important to the social sciences, and what social scientists add to this vibrant conversation in the webinar. This […]

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Where Should I Start – R or Python?

If you conduct social science research and you are using Stata, SAS, or SPSS, you might be looking to learn how to use some of the new tools on the block. R and Python are the two popular programming languages used by data analysts and data scientists, that provide many more features than the aforementioned […]

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Big Data and Social Research Roundup No. 20

In this month’s big data newsletter SAGE is offering readers something free! Through SAGE Campus, the newsletter is launching a free short course on big data for social scientists. Scroll through the newsletter below to learn more about this great opportunity to try out SAGE Campus offerings and see they can help your research (and […]

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Video: The Big Ethics Needed for Big Data

Is the skills gap in the social sciences and challenges with data access limiting the potential for big data to be put to “good” use? In this taped debate from the United Kingdom’s Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Festival of Social Science, Katie Metzler, head of methods innovation at SAGE Publishing, moderates a panel […]

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SAGE Ocean Speaker Series Debuts with Taxing Subject

SAGE Ocean, the new SAGE Publishing initiative to to support social science by equipping social scientists with the skills, tools and resources needed to work with big data and new technology, will be hosting a series of free events throughout 2018 to explore the intersection of social science, big data and technology. Their first event […]

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Big Data and Social Research Roundup No. 19

In this month’s big data newsletter, we open with a recounting of SAGE Publishing having co-hosted the first ever Social Science Foo Camp. The camp — ‘Foo’ stands for ‘Friends of O’Reilly,’ which with Facebook was also a host — is the first in a series of events that SAGE will be running as part […]

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Big Data and Social Research Roundup No. 18

In this edition of SAGE Publishing’s big data newsletter, a trio of free reading is on offer: a free article from the journal Big Data & Society on “Algorithms as Culture;” a free chapter from the new book Urban Analytics; and a free case study on the nexus of mixed methods and big data research. […]

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Big Data and Social Research Roundup No. 17

This month’s big data newsletter includes a trio of free resources for readers — a free article from Big Data & Society on challenges in administrative data linkage for research; a free chapter from the book The Data Revolution on “Conceptualising Data;” and a free case study titled “Collection, Storage, Protection, and Sharing Issues With […]

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