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SSI awarded ESRC funding to conduct study on digital methods and software use in the social sciences
The Economics and Social Sciences Research Council (ESRC) has awarded the Software Sustainability Institute funding to conduct a study that improves the understanding of how software and data are used by projects in the social sciences research areas.
SAGE Ocean is seeking a fellow to join its team for a six-week part-time placement. In this role, you will support the team in developing a prototype for cleaning and preparing large scale political corpora for text mining, and understanding the challenges facing political scientists who want to do text mining.
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As part of the Sage Ocean Speaker Series Neil Maiden, Professor of Digital Creativity at the University London, will talk about “Digital support for more creative science journalism”on 16 July 2019 in London. At this talk, Neil will present and explore the features of the AI-powered tool INJECT, as well as a new project, QUEST (Quality and effectiveness in science and technology communication).
By Steve Crouch, Software Sustainability Institute, and John Shepherdson, CESSDA Platform Delivery Director describe the main outcomes of two technical training events which took place in 2018 and plans for the next steps in 2019.
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Data Carpentry workshop for Social Scientists with R at the Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research
Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research at the University of Manchester is running "Data Carpentry workshop for Social Scientists with R" on the 13th and 14th December 2018. This two-day workshop is aimed at social scientists seeking to increase their skills in data management, particularly in dealing with new forms of complex and unstructured data.