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Methods in Action: Using Big Data to Help Redress the Flint Water Crisis

By Jacob Abernethy and Eric Schwartz The water crisis in Flint, Michigan highlights a number of serious problems: a public health outbreak, inadequate urban infrastructure, environmental injustice and political failures. But when it comes to recovery, the central challenge, and one that has received relatively little attention, is our lack of useful information and understanding. […]

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Using Big Data to Solve Social Science Problems

This post by Curtis Jessop, a senior researcher at NatCen Social Research, originally appeared on the NSMNSS blog. *** On Wednesday 29th June I attended a roundtable hosted by our network partners SAGE on using big data to solve social science problems. It was a great day, with contributions from leading researchers and lots of discussion of […]

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