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SAGE Campus data science webinars

SAGE Campus data science webinars

Whether your looking to improve the visualisation of your data or master your next programming language we've got you covered. Explore all our free webinars in one place

Get your data in order with R! By Lily Merhbod

Get your data in order with R! By Lily Merhbod

You’ve probably heard of R, the statistical software package, but are you aware of all its benefits? I’m going to briefly outline the main advantages of R, with a focus on how it can help you clean up and sort all that messy data that threatens to disrupt your research project if not dealt with properly (as well as give you a major headache!).

A bitesize intro to... Web Scraping

A bitesize intro to... Web Scraping

The internet represents a vast and ever expanding source of social science data. Some of these data are well curated and easily downloadable, but much of these data are “hidden in plain sight”. An increasingly important tool in the social scientist’s toolkit is the ability to automatically collect data from the internet – a process commonly referred to as web scraping. Here’s a bitesize look at web scraping.