Creating visuals that inspire real-time conversation

In June and July MethodSpace will focus on research-oriented careers including career purpose and goals, skills, as well as expected and unexpected transitions. How many conversations have you had this week about something you saw, on TV or happening in front of you? Vision is the primary way we sense and experience our world – […]

Categories: Careers, Focus Series, Tools and Resources, Visuals

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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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How Can Smart Use of Graphics Cut Through the Complexity of COVID-19?

To try and cut through the tangles of complexity wrought by a global pandemic, I’ve been working with Peter Evans (and his multi-talented daughter, Hamsi Evans) to put together some picture ‘explainers’ to help frame thinking. These are helping communicate around the complex problems we’re all facing and how to use social science research to tackle these.

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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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