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Big data project will help urban planners build a picture of Glasgow

Big data project will help urban planners build a picture of Glasgow | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

An innovative big data project will create a dynamic picture of the city of Glasgow to help urban planners to develop solutions to challenges facing cities

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The study was carried out by the ESRC-funded Urban Big Data Centre

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The data skills gap: why we're getting our statistics in a twist

The data skills gap: why we're getting our statistics in a twist | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

We’re surrounded by numbers, but few people know how to really use them. How can we train politicians, the public and media to better decipher fact from fiction?

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Article cites the ESRC part-funded What Works Centres

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Big data finds 70,000 'hidden' companies in the UK’s Information Economy industries

The UK's Information Economy industries could be 42 per cent larger than current estimates, with at least 70,000 extra ICT-producing companies in operation and hotspots

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The article cites the ESRC-funded National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR).

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How the social sciences can embrace the big data revolution

How the social sciences can embrace the big data revolution | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Training, bold interdisciplinary partnerships and ‘bridging skills’ are all essential for social scientists who want to make best use of all the data now available to them

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Article cites the ESRC Social Data Science Lab

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Health care for future generations will improve as Scotland leads way in processing ‘big data’

Health care for future generations will improve as Scotland leads way in processing ‘big data’ | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

We have some of world’s best data capabilities, says Mike Capaldi

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Article cites ESRC's Administrative Data Research Centre based at Edinburgh Bioquarter.

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Thatcher ‘death tweets’ to be focus of study exploring how Twitter images go viral

Thatcher ‘death tweets’ to be focus of study exploring how Twitter images go viral | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

‘Death tweets’ posted in the days following Margaret Thatcher passing will be the focus of a Manchester Metropolitan University study of how images are shared on Twitter.


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Article cites an ESRC-funded project

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