June 25, 2019

SAGE Ocean announces Text Wash as 2019 Concept Grant winner

SAGE Ocean today announced that it has awarded a Concept Grant to Text Wash, a new software tool that anonymizes personally identifiable text data, making it accessible to social scientists without compromising its usability for research.

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SAGE announces video and data additions to award winning research methods resource

SAGE Publishing announces today the release of SAGE Research Methods Datasets Part 2, a collection of 300 new datasets that demonstrate how-to support for data analysis, and SAGE Research Methods Video: Data Science, Big Data Analytics, and Digital Methods. With these additions, SAGE adds to its growing collection of resources that aid in the facilitation of data source training and data comprehension and analysis. 

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April 9, 2019

Dec 5, 2018

SAGE Publishing invests in Thusly to bring crowd annotation software to social scientists

SAGE Publishing has announced that it has made a major seed investment in Thusly Inc. - a technology start-up creating research tools for big data analysis of document archives. The investment is the first for SAGE as part of its SAGE Ocean initiative, and will support the launch of Thusly’s TagWorks crowd annotation software into the academic research market.

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SAGE Publishing sponsors Public Editor to enable evaluation of the news at scale

SAGE Publishing has announced a $50,000 sponsorship of Public Editor, a high-scale content analysis tool that involves digital volunteers in multi-layered, simultaneous assessments of news articles. A nonpartisan project, the tool uses transparent, neutral criteria to pinpoint the strengths and weaknesses of news articles resulting in credibility scores for the news.

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Sep 17, 2018

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Mar 27, 2018

Over $100,000 of funding awarded to support the development of new tools to help social scientists work with big data

SAGE Ocean has announced the winners of its first ever Concept Grants: Quanteda Studio, MiniVAN and Digital DNA Toolbox. Each winner has been awarded $35,000 to support the development of their project.

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Feb 14, 2018

SAGE Ocean launches to help advance big data research in the social sciences

London, UK. The rise of vast data sets and the emergence of new technologies is changing social science research. To support researchers develop new computational social science skills and access and work with data at a scale previously unimaginable, SAGE Publishing has launched SAGE Ocean.

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