Cambridge Digital Humanities offers social data school

CAMBRIDGE Digital Humanities at the University of Cambridge is inviting applications to the Social Data School.

This year’s Social Data School will focus on machine learning, social media, and decoloniality.

The school is an intensive teaching program structured around the life cycle of a digital research project, covering principles of research design, data collection, cleaning and preparation, methods of analysis and visualisation, and data management and preservation practices.

Teaching modules will cover the following topics: Methodology for Digital Investigations, Introduction to Computer Vision and Machine Learning for Investigations, Basic Automation for Investigations, and more.

The organiser says applicants must propose a project to work on during the five days of the Social Data School.



    The school will be held in person at the University of Cambridge in Cambridge, United Kingdom.

    Several bursaries are available to those who can demonstrate financial need.

    Journalists worldwide are invited to enroll in the Social Data School, from June 26, 2023, to June 30, 2023.

    The submission of the application deadline is May 13, 2023. Interested applicants can apply here.


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