SAGE Publishing launches online data science courses for social scientists

Publié le 9 octobre 2017, par Thérèse Hameau

Today’s researchers need a range of new skills to embrace the data revolution. To support social science researchers and equip them with these skills, SAGE Publishing has launched SAGE Campus, a new series of online data science courses.

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In 2016, SAGE and the University of Essex conducted a survey of over 9,000 academics with the aim of learning more about how big data is being used in social science research. The survey revealed that although there was a considerable appetite among researchers to work with big data, a number of barriers stood in their way, including a lack of skills. This is where SAGE Campus comes in ; created in partnership with world-leading institutions, and with expert learning support from instructors available throughout, the online courses offer social scientists the key data science and programming skills they need to take advantage of the opportunities big data presents.

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