Talks exploring Social data science. How theory-informed predictive models and underpin the way we understand and solve social problems.
Recorded: 15 June 2017
Philip Howard on how social media platforms have become key infrastructures for political discourse.
Recorded: 18 October 2016
Our personal and social daily activities produce an unprecedented amount of data: Taha Yasseri is interested in developing mechanistic models to explain not just causality but also quantitative prediction.
Recorded: 30 March 2016
Helen Margetts discusses how data science might help us to understand, explain and even predict 'political turbulence', by making use of data generated by politics co-ordinated, communicated and organized through social media.