Research

A Defense of Collaborative Research

The simple fact is that deep, embedded, collaborative research whereby researchers work hand-in-hand with community participants in order to reveal […]

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ARIS Webinar Looks at Impact in Canada

The Advancing Research Impact in Society (ARIS) community experts around the world will lead continuing discussions on broader impact topics. […]

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The Monotony of Transcription: Who’s Revolutionizing the Process?

Transcribing can be a pain, and although recent progress in speech recognition software has helped, it remains a challenge. Speech recognition programs, do, however, raise ethical/consent issues: what if person-identifiable interview data is transcribed or read by someone who was not given the consent to do so? Furthermore, some conversational elements aren’t transcribed well by pattern recognition programs.

1 year ago
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Using Twitter as a Data Source: Social Media Research Tools

Twitter and other social media platforms represent a large and largely untapped resource for social data and evidence. In this post, Wasim Ahmed updates his recurring series on the Impact Blog, to bring you the latest developments in digital methods and methodologies for researching Twitter and other social media platforms.

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