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ScHARR Short Course - An Introduction to using Social Media to Communicate Research

The treadmill of academia is a relentless one: proposal, research, write, present and then hopefully publish before starting all over again, all in the hope that the research is recognised as being…

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Tightrope Walkers: Social Media, Equity, and Educational Practice

This keynote talk is by Dr David Webster - Head of Learning & Teaching Innovation at The University of Gloucestershire. Social Media is touted as a panacea for course engagement. As generational…

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Andy Tattersall - ScHARR Bite Size on Altmetrics

Andy Tattersall delivers a short talk on Altmetrics and digs through ScHARR's Altmetric data.

From  Andy Tattersall A year ago 0 likes 26 views 0  

Professor Allan Pacey - Sperm in the public eye - The joys and perils of having a media profile

For the past 20 years Professor Allan Pacey has developed a significant public profile in radio, television, print media and more recently through social media. In a typical year he contributes to…

From  Andy Tattersall A year ago 0 likes 2 views 0  

Wasim Ahmed - Ethics of Social Media Data

Wasim Ahmed from the iSchool talks about ethics and the use of social media for research as part of the Bite Size Guide to Research in the 21st Century series at ScHARR

From  Andy Tattersall A year ago 0 likes 0 views 0  

Dr Chris Blackmore - #HappySheffield

Dr Chris Blackmore talks about the use of social media as part of his Happy Sheffield project as part of the Bite Size Guide to Research in the 21st Century series at ScHARR

From  Andy Tattersall A year ago 0 likes 0 views 0  

The 12th Roberts Lecture: Power lies with the powerful - or has social media allowed social movements to defy gravity?

The University was to delighted to welcome alumnus and Honorary Graduate the Rt Hon Lord Blunkett to deliver the 12th Roberts Lecture on Thursday 12 October 2017 in Firth Hall.In his lecture, Lord…

From  Christopher Clow A year ago 0 likes 51 views 0  

Cite Hacks #2 - Communicate your Research

.This video explains the benefits of communicating your research. Cite Hacks are a series of short animated videos created by Andy Tattersall at the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) at…

From  Andy Tattersall A year ago 0 likes 9 views 0  

Ted Dunning and Ellen Friedman in conversation part 2

Data experts Ted Dunning and Ellen Friedman discuss how data is used in today's digital society. They examine the enormous potential offered by big data, explain the new technologies that enable…

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Small to Big Numbers: Making Sense of Data in the Media

Dr Mark Taylor - Lecturer in Quantitative Methods at the Sheffield Methods Institute explains how to understand the use of small numbers in this excerpt from our new free, open online course…

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Big to Small Numbers: Making Sense of Data in the Media

Dr Mark Taylor - Lecturer in Quantitative Methods at the Sheffield Methods Institute explains how to break down bigger numbers in this excerpt from our new free, open online course 'Making Sense…

From  Online Learning A year ago 0 likes 6 views 0  

Ted Dunning and Ellen Friedman in conversation part 1

Data experts Ted Dunning and Ellen Friedman discuss how data is used in today's digital society. They examine the enormous potential offered by big data, explain the new technologies that enable…

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Interview with Joe Twyman from YouGov

In this video, we hear from Joe Twyman, the Head of Political and Social Research for Europe, Middle East and Africa at YouGov (an internet-based market research company) about his experience of…

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Drawing a Sample

A sample is a subset of a population. It lies at the heart of survey research. It is sometimes called a ‘miniature of the population’, so the process of drawing a sample should maximise…

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Correlation Does Not Imply Causation

This is a phrase used in statistics to emphasise that a correlation between two variables does not imply that one causes the other. Just because two trends seem to fluctuate in tandem, that…

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Reviewing the Methodology

Most reputable organisations will provide some level of information about the data they publish so that we can see how it was collected, who procured it, and for what purpose. Without this basic…

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