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Data Science Services Office Hours Return in February

January 14, 2019

After a break during the January Term, Data Science Services (DSS) will once again open its doors for weekly office hours beginning on February 1.

The Data Science Services team at IQSS performs free in-person consulting on publication research issues, including (but not limited to) data analysis and programming, data storage and sharing, and research project planning. DSS also offers training workshops to the Harvard community, in software packages such as R and Python. During the regular academic year, DSS holds open office hours every Friday from 1:00-4:00...

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Announcing the Alexander and Diviya Magaro Peer Pre-Review Program at IQSS

January 10, 2019

The Institute for Quantitative Social Science is excited to announce the Alexander and Diviya Magaro Peer Pre-Review Program (PPR). PPR is designed to help IQSS-affiliated faculty improve scholarship before it becomes public, speed scientific discovery and publication, and reduce substantial inefficiencies for individual researchers.... Read more about Announcing the Alexander and Diviya Magaro Peer Pre-Review Program at IQSS

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A focus on flourishing: Newest IQSS program combines social science, philosophy to understand the factors that lead to a good life

October 5, 2018
By Peter Reuell, Harvard Staff Writer

Ask most scientists about the factors that contribute to public health, and chances are you’ll hear plenty about topics like quitting smoking, eating a healthy diet and exercise, but one item that probably won’t come up is going to church.... Read more about A focus on flourishing: Newest IQSS program combines social science, philosophy to understand the factors that lead to a good life

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CGA: Illuminating Space and Time in Data Science

May 11, 2018

The 2018 Research Conference of Harvard’s Center for Geographic Analysis examined the convergence between geographic information science and data science. <--break->The two-day meeting, titled Illuminating Space and Time in Data Science, brought together academic and industry experts to discuss their perspectives on a range of new technologies and techniques for analysis and interpretation of the dynamics of everyday life, environmental monitoring, and the possibilities for...

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