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2019 SAGE Concept Grant Winner: Text Wash

Text Wash, a new software tool that anonymizes personally identifiable text data, making it accessible to social scientists without compromising its usability for research, has just won the SAGE Concept Grant. This year’s award comes to roughly $30,000.

3 months ago
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2018 Concept Grant Interview with MiniVan

As SAGE Ocean builds up to this year’s winner announcement of the SAGE Concept Grant, they caught up with the three winners from 2018 to see what they’ve been up to and how the seed funding has helped in the development of their tools. In this post we chatted with MiniVan, a project of the Public Data Lab.

3 months ago
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2018 SAGE Concept Grant Winners Interview- Ken Benoit from Quanteda

As SAGE Ocean builds up to this year’s winner announcement of the 2019 SAGE Concept Grant, they caught up with the three winners from 2018 to see what they’ve been up to and how the seed funding has helped in the development of their tools. Here is the second in a series of three interviews with the winners.

4 months ago
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Collecting Social Media Data for Research

How can researchers use social media data in their research? The digitalization of social life offers researchers an unprecedented world of data with which to study human life and social systems. However, accessing this data has become increasingly difficult. Jason Radford here is to help you figure out what approach is right for you.

5 months ago
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VR in Social Science Research: Future or Fad?

In February SAGE Ocean ran an enthralling event experience. Three panelists, two hosts and about 20 attendees all put their headsets on from their labs, offices and homes to join a virtual classroom decorated with trees, a castle, a slightly scary tiger and a hippo, to talk about the future of VR in social science research.

6 months ago
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Social Scientists Connect with LinkedIn Data

Linked In is a potential treasure trove for researchers, but it has limitations on both how much data to use and how to obtain it. But a since 2017 the company has been offering teams of researchers a chance to explore its riches.

1 year ago
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SAGE Ocean Speaker Series #3: How Technology Fails Us & What to Do

#SAGETalks returns with the third installment of the FREE SAGE Ocean Speaker Series on June 11th in London at 6pm. Keith Porcaro, fellow at Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center, will present his work on data trusts, a legal tool for governing and protecting digital movements.

1 year ago
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SAGE Speakers Series #2

SAGE Ocean is pleased to announce their 2nd Speaker Series titled “Violence, VR & Video Data – Experimental Research into Violent Events.” This second session will see Mark Levine discussing the use of virtual reality to study the behavior of bystanders in violent emergencies.

1 year ago
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