Final Collaboratory

On Monday 8th and Tuesday 09th September, 2014, we will be holding our Final Collaboratory in Manchester, UK. This will be the fourth collaboratory that we have held, having previously trialled the approach with three different practitioner groups: genomic scientists, national statisticians and practitioners working within the context of waste management. We have invited several […]

Doctoral Training Workshops

Following from our three collaboratories, which formed the initial part of our multi-method approach, we conducted two postgraduate workshops in June 2014: one at the ITU in Copenhagen and another at the Doctoral Training Centre at Goldsmiths, University of London. These advanced interdisciplinary workshops involved ‘socialising’ Big Data in two ways. First, they comprised of […]

Socialising Big Data in terms of missing metrics #SBDGenomics

This post is a general reflection on the concerns of working with big data that follows from our first collaboratory on genomics held at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute in Cambridge this week (see Evelyn’s previous blog for further details). In discussing the opportunities, risks and challenges of working with big data, like Evelyn, I […]