Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Summer Institute in Computational Social Science

Posted: 1/23/2017 (Conference)

The Russell Sage Foundation will sponsor the first Summer Institute in Computational Social Science in June 2017 at Princeton University. The purpose of the Summer Institute is to introduce graduate students and beginning faculty in the social and data sciences (broadly conceived) to computational social science—the use of digital-age data sources and methods to conduct social research. The intensive program will involve lectures, group problem sets, and student-led research projects – topics covered will include text as data, website scraping, digital field experiments, non-probability sampling, mass collaboration, and ethics. There will also be outside speakers with relevant expertise from academia, industry, and government.

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Date: 06/18/2017

Deadline: 02/19/2017

Location: Princeton University