Economic and Social Research Society updates

New Investigator Grants – The newly-launched New Investigator Grants scheme is specifically aimed at supporting early career researchers looking to make the transition to an independent researcher through managing their first major research project.  http://bit.ly/2bmWM50

‘Big Data’ in action: Linking 180 million tweets with 600,000 police records – Professor Matthew Williams and Dr Pete Burnap, directors of the ESRC-funded Social Data Science Lab, recently presented their intriguing findings about the power of pulling large sets of data from social media.  http://bit.ly/2b2ZuxL

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