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SAGE Concept Grants:
Applications for SAGE Concept Grants close on 15th February! We're looking to invest in innovative software solutions that support social scientists to work with big data and new technologies. 

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ESRC upskill researchers in Python:
The University of Nottingham ESRC
Doctoral Program spoke to SAGE Campus about their experience using our Introduction to Python e-learning course to upskill their PhD candidates.  

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From The Community

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Recommended Resources
The social imaginaries of data activism Big Data – Hype or Revolution? from The SAGE Handbook of Social Media Research Methods Agent-Based Modelling and Geographical Information Systems

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The social imaginaries of data activism

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Big Data – Hype or Revolution? from The SAGE Handbook of Social Media Research Methods

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Agent-Based Modelling and Geographical Information Systems

 

What’s new?

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An Interview with Martha Sedgwick, AVP, Product Innovation at SAGE

Check out An Interview with Martha Sedgwick of SAGE with Scholarly Kitchen about bringing value (and making things happen) in Academic Publishing.

 
 

Starting soon: Intermediate Python for Social Scientists

If you've mastered the basics of Python and you're looking to expand your knowledge, Intermediate Python Skills for Social Scientists is the perfect online course for you.

Discover how to manipulate data and produce visualizations using packages such as Pandas and Matplotlib and expand your Python skillset.

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Dr Luke Sloan, Deputy Director of Social Data Lab, discusses the opportunities presented by social media data.

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Discover how AI can be used to fight disinformation in European Elections

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Reinforce Conference discussed the 5 things that happened in Data Science in 2018
 

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