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Qualitative Research in Online Environments

Tuesday, 21 January, 2020 - 11:30 to 13:00

Qualitative Research in Online Environments Anne Alexander (CDH Learning) What happens to the practice of qualitative research when interactions between researcher and research subject are largely mediated. This session will explore a wide range of topics including the challenge of consent, researcher presence and ‘lurking...

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Social Network Analysis with Digital Data

Tuesday, 4 February, 2020 - 11:00 to 13:00

Please note that the final session of this series on 25 February has been cancelled due to industrial action. Social Network Analysis with Digital Data Anne Alexander (CDH Learning), Hugo Leal (CDH Learning) This course will provide a hands-on introduction to the field of Social Network Analysis, giving participants the...

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Data Presentation and Preservation

Tuesday, 28 January, 2020 - 11:30 to 13:00

Data Presentation and Preservation Anne Alexander (CDH Learning) The afterlife of your research data forms a vitally important part of your research project. Research funders and academic journal publishers are often strongly committed to the re-use of data and are reluctant to fund or publish research where datasets are...

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Digital Data Collection and Wrangling

Tuesday, 14 January, 2020 - 11:30 to 13:00

Digital Data Collection and Wrangling Hugo Leal (CDH Learning) This session addresses the technical and ethical aspects of digital data collection and wrangling – two fundamental stages in the lifecycle of a digital research project. Participants will be introduced to online data sources and practices of internet-mediated...

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Digital Research Design and Data Ethics

Tuesday, 7 January, 2020 - 11:30 to 13:00

Digital Research Design and Data Ethics Anne Alexander (CDH Learning) This session explores the lifecycle of a digital research project, across the stages of design, data capture, transformation, analysis, presentation and preservation, and introduces tactics for embedding ethical research principles and practices at each...

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Automating the Crowd: Workshop 2

Tuesday, 16 July, 2019 - 11:30 to 15:30

Automating the Crowd: Workshop 2 Supported by: Cambridge Digital Humanities, Cambridge Big Data, Alan Turing Institute Workshop organisers: Anne Alexander (CDH), Ann Borda (University of Melbourne), Siddharth Soni (Faculty of English, University of Cambridge), Kirstie Whitaker (Alan Turing Institute). This workshop will...

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Social Media as Historical Source

Monday, 17 June, 2019 - 11:30 to 16:00

Social Media as Historical Source This advanced workshop is a collaboration between the ESRC project 'Secondary education and social change in the UK since 1945' (SESC), based in the History Faculty, and Cambridge Digital Humanities’ Learning Programme. It will explore the possibilities and challenges of using vernacular...

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Digital Data Legacy: Share, Disseminate, Preserve

Monday, 18 February, 2019 - 14:00 to 15:30

Sharing data and assuring its integrity is a fundamental part of a digital research project. In this session we discuss the principles of open data, channels for data dissemination and the fundamentals of data preservation. Tutor: Hugo Leal Level: Introduction / Foundation For more information and to book, click here This...

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Analysing and Visualizing Social Media Data

Monday, 11 February, 2019 - 14:00 to 15:30

This session introduces a variety of analytical strategies with a focus on Social Network Analysis, the most widely used and abused method for analysing and visualising digital and social media data. Tutor: Hugo Leal Level: Introduction / Foundation For more information and to book, click here This course is open to...

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Data Wrangling

Monday, 4 February, 2019 - 14:00 to 15:30

Garbage in, garbage out! Your output is as good or as bad as your input. Discover how to clean and organise data into a structured dataset, ready for analysis. Tutor: Hugo Leal Level: Introduction / Foundation For more information and to book, click here This course is open to Cambridge University research students and...

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