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Data Science: Lessons from a new discipline

Social Sciences Coloquio online Wednesday, 16 November 2022, 19:00 hours ONLINE www.fundacionareces.tv/directo

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Fundación Ramón Areces y London School of Economics (LSE)

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Combined with modern computational capacity, data science is transforming the way in which we can interpret the world we live in. What are the forces for good that this analysis can help resolve, from genome sequencing to crime prevention? This seminar will consider how data science influences political and policy decision making that shapes modern society.

Wednesday, 16 November

19:00 h.

Coloquio online

Data Science: Lessons from a new discipline

Patrick Sturgis  
LSE Methodology Department.

Milena Tsvetkova    
LSE Methodology Department.

Adam Austerfield    
Chair, LSE Cañada Blanch Centre.


  Patrick Sturgis

Patrick Sturgis is Professor of Quantitative Social Science at the Department of Methodology, LSE. His research focuses on survey and statistical methods and their application to understanding social and political behaviour. House of Lords Select Committee on Political Polling and Digital Media. He is an editorial board member of Public Opinion Quarterly, Survey Research Methods, and International Journal of Social Research Methods.


  Milena Tsvetkova

Milena Tsvetkova is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Methodology. She completed her PhD in Sociology at Cornell University in 2015. Her research interests lie in the fields of computational and experimental social science. She employs online experiments, network analysis, and agent-based models to study fundamental social phenomena such as cooperation, contagion, and inequality.


 Adam Austerfield

Adam Austerfield is a Visiting Associate at LSE IDEAs and the LSE Cañada Blanch Centre, as well as Director of Urban Development at NEOM.  He was Director of Global Market Development at LSE Enterprise, Vice-President of the British Chambers of Commerce, and Non-Executive Board Member of the British Embassy in Spain.

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