Friday, 2 November 2012

Farida Vis speaks at Big Data

Dr Farida Vis is an invited speaker at The ‘Big Data’ Debate at The British Academy for the humanities and social sciences.

Part of the 2012 ESRC Festival of Social Science, the debate will feature speakers discussing such topics as:
  • What opportunities does 'Big Data' offer to the social sciences?
  • What challenges are there, what skills, training and resources are needed?
  • What are the wider implications for public scrutiny and debate? 
The debate is chaired by Guardian commentator and former BBC Social Affairs Editor Polly Toynbee, and takes place on Monday 5th November.

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