‘Big data’ in action: Linking 180 million tweets with 600,000 police records

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Originally posted on ESRC blog:
Professor Matthew Williams and Dr Pete Burnap are directors of the ESRC-funded Social Data Science Lab that continues the successful COSMOS programme of work. The Lab forms part of the Data Innovation Research Institute, which will be housed within the new Social Science Research Park at Cardiff University. Together with colleagues (Dr…

The Politics of the Global Challenges Research Fund

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Originally posted on Pop Theory:
In UniversityLand in the UK, alongside various worries about the TEF, OfS, and UKRI (try to keep up) generated by the government’s Higher Education white paper, there is also a sudden flurry of notice being taken of the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF). This was formally announced before Christmas in George Osborne’s…

#AcWriSummer: Week 2 – Abstract Writing & Selecting a Journal

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Originally posted on TechKNOW Tools:
Last week, I shared how we were setting up an #AcWriSummer accountability group. Well, it happened. Thanks to Patrice, Catherine, & Caroline who are joining me on this 8-week #AcWri adventure as we go through the workbook created by Wendy Laura Belcher: Writing Your Journal Article in 12 Weeks. Also, much…