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Digital Data Collection

Monday, 28 January, 2019 - 14:00 to 15:30

This session introduces various online data sources and practices of internet-mediated data colection, including retrieving data from social media platforms. Tutor: Hugo Leal Level: Introduction / Foundation For more information and to book, click here This course is open to Cambridge University research students and staff...

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Digital Research Design, Methods and Ethics

Monday, 21 January, 2019 - 14:00 to 15:30

This session introduces the building blocks of online research design, from the methodologies available to conduct research to the ethical guidelines that underpin all projects. Tutor: Hugo Leal Level: Introductory / Foundation For more information and to book, click here This course is open to Cambridge University...

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Using Images at Scale to Understand Environments and Behaviours

Wednesday, 21 November, 2018 - 11:30 to 15:30

In this workshop we discuss the Cambridge research that uses Google Street View to estimate cycling levels, and satellite data to estimate motor vehicle volume, in addition to discussing the issues of consent, data ownership, and validity that working with these emerging forms of data raises. Convenors: James Woodcock /...

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Scores of Scores: possibilities and pitfalls with musical corpora

Tuesday, 19 June, 2018 - 09:00 to 17:00

Organisation Committee: Mark Gotham, Ian Cross (Faculty of Music) Michael Simmons (Cambridge Big Data) Anne Alexander, John Rink (Cambridge Digital Humanities) Welcome to ‘Scores of Scores’: an event with a difference that combines elements of a conference, workshop, hackathon, and ‘encodathon’. The unusual format is...

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Democracy by Design: activism, apps and activist apps

Monday, 22 January, 2018 - 14:00 to 16:00
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Social Media Data and Research Ethics: Challenges and Opportunities

Tuesday, 13 February, 2018 - 13:30 to 16:30

An advanced digital methods workshop from Cambridge Digital Humanities

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Academic research, data and the law: An Introduction to the General Data Protection Regulation

Tuesday, 6 March, 2018 - 14:00 to 16:00

Speaker: David Erdos, Faculty of Law Abstract : This workshop will explore the implications of the UK implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation for the collection and further processing of personal data in academic research. This new law comes into force in May 2018. The workshop will explore the scope of...

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Introduction to doing research in online environments

Tuesday, 30 January, 2018 - 14:00 to 16:00
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Ethics of Big Data

In world where massive, networked and distributed datasets play an essential role in communication, social interactions and the economy, our Ethics of Big Data theme explores the practical and ethical challenges of researching with big data. The programme for this theme will be developed in...

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Understanding digital footprints

Monday, 27 November, 2017 - 14:00 to 16:00

Understanding digital footprints Led by: Dr Anne Alexander and Mel M. Hoover BigFoot Digital Footprint is an experimental research project which asks the question, are people aware of their digital footprints? The question arose out of interest in studying privacy conversations among the public. The findings revealed...

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