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NCRM Training and Events

Our aim is to increase the quality and range of methodological approaches used by social scientists. We drive forward methodological development and innovation through our programme of training and events.

We have 5 training courses taking place from now until December 2018:
View our extensive list of training courses here

Ahead of the Curve event: 'Social science methods and automated data algorithms', 1st November in London

 

As part of our innovative 'Ahead of the Curve' events, this day will explore the following questions:

  • Is there an interface between socia science methodology and automated data algorithms?
  • What can agorithms learn from social science methodology to understand the social world?
  • Are biases from algorithm predictions being incorporated into everyday social life?

 

Confirmed speakers include Mark Elliot (University of Manchester), Sofia Olhede (UCL), Frederike Kaltheuner (Privacy International) and Reema Patel (Nuffield Foundation).

 

Find out more and register for the event

 

New online resource: Introduction to Spatial Interaction Models

 

In our latest online resource, Professor Andy Newing explains spatial interaction models. This short video introduces spatial interaction models within social science resource, using straightforward examples to outline the concept of the models and the theory behind them.

View the video here