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6:00 PM18:00

Building Back Trust: Demonstrating Research Impact

In a world becoming increasingly sceptical of the role and value of ‘expertise’, how can we ensure that social science research remains relevant, valued and utilised? In the face of this scepticism, do we need to alter the way in which we communicate research to the public and, if so, how? Are the channels for communicating research changing, and how can researchers ensure that they are using these channels to best effect? Bringing together Dr Sile Lane, Head of Interational Campaigns and Policy, Sense about Science, Catherine Fieschi, Director of Counterpoint, Louise Tickle, freelance journalist, and Amy Mollet, Senior Social Media Stategist at the Parliamentary Digital Service, this panel, held by SAGE Publishing and Sense about Science, will address these questions, exploring the ways in which social science research can be effectively communicated in order to build back trust in experts in a “post-truth” era.

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8:30 AM08:30

Designing collective intelligence

Hosted by Nesta and SAGE Publishing, the event will be a day of talks, workshops and discussions to map the best tools and methods for collective intelligence; to learn from the inspiring people and projects already pioneering important work in this space; and to discuss how we can make the most of the opportunity in collective intelligence through research, experiments and practical programmes.

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Summer Institute in Computational Social Science
to Jun 30

Summer Institute in Computational Social Science

For those unable to attend in person, we will be live-streaming each day from approximately 9:00am to 5:30pm ET.

From the evening of Sunday, June 17 to the morning of Saturday, June 30, 2018, the Russell Sage Foundation will sponsor the Summer Institute in Computational Social Science, to be held at Duke University. The purpose of the Summer Institute is to bring together graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, and beginning faculty interested in computational social science. The Summer Institute is for both social scientists (broadly conceived) and data scientists (broadly conceived). The co-organizers and principal faculty of the Summer Institute are Christopher Bail and Matthew Salganik.

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4:00 PM16:00

Data and inequality: Perceptions of inequality and their links to political instability: The role of data science

The event will be livestreamed at bit.ly/TuringLive

This seminar series features leading scholars and development industry practitioners working in the nexus of data and inequality. They reflect on the influence of the ever-increasing presence of data on processes of data and inequality. The speaker presentations will be followed by a discussion amongst the seminar participants. (The seminars are also intended as opportunities for networking).

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to Feb 4

Social Science Foo Camp

SAGE is proud to be hosting the first Social Science Foo Camp in collaboration with Facebook and O'Reilly Media. Through this event we are looking to bring together some of the leading thinkers within the fields of social science and technology.

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