All posts tagged: social scholar

Social Scholar: data and visualisation

This month’s Social Scholar seminar features Dr Martin Zaltz Austwick, a lecturer in advanced spatial analysis and visualisation, discussing how he uses data to make sense of, and communicate the structure of communities and spatial systems. I consider myself a quantitative social scientist with a dash of humanity(s), having studied physical science to PhD level, worked […]

Personal heritage and the academy (Social Scholar – 16 December)

This month at the Social Scholar seminar we will be joined by Dr Nick Barratt, director of collections and engagement at Senate House Library. The medieval historian, who will be talking about personal heritage and the use and limitations of digital resources, has agreed to answer a few questions for us. Could you tell us […]

The Social Scholar Archive: Mark Carrigan sees blogs as a type of academic notebook to share

Mark Carrigan is a prolific blogger.  He’s just finishing off a part-time PhD in the Department of Sociology at the University of Warwick, but is also a research associate at the LSE’s Public Policy Group. He describes himself as a sociologist and an academic technologist.  In the second Social Scholar seminar Mark explained what use […]