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NCRM podcast: Big Data challenges for social scientists

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  • 1.1 Frameworks For Research And Research Designs (General)
  • 2.1 Data Collection (General)
  • 2.8 Advanced Technologies
  • 4.2.14 Data Mining
  • 4.2.9 Spatial Data Analysis
  • Social Sciences


The advent of a wide range of new data sources and digital research methods has created a plethora of opportunities for social science researchers to undertake innovative and impactful research. At the NCRM-funded node TALISMAN, researchers are using new data and technologies to look at a range of geography-related real world issues, with the aim of generating new and powerful methods to help address key policy questions. In this podcast TALISMAN Director Professor Mark Birkin talks about some of the node's work and explains why he wants more researchers to seize the new research opportunities available to them.

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