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Introduction to Impact Evaluation with Paul Bakker

In this talk, Paul Bakker, Credentialed Evaluator, will provide an introduction to the practice of impact evaluation. Topics will include: what is evaluation, how it differs from other types of…

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Qualitative Research Methods 101 with Allison Van - Spark Talk

Allison Van is the Executive Director of Spark: a centre for social research innovation at McMaster University. She specializes in mixed-methods complex systems analysis, community/academic…

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Security Options for Sensitive Data with Lily Wang

Data security is becoming increasingly important in today's research climate.  In this talk, led by Lily Wang, Manager of the Securie Empirical Analysis Lab (SEAL), we will discuss…

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Linguistic Challenges of Fieldwork for First-Generation Ethnic Researchers with Shirin Khayambashi

This presentation explores my challenges as I tried to navigate the qualitative fieldwork as a first-generation ethnic researcher. While exploring linguistically compatible communities, I encounter…

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Social Science Methods in Meta Research with Dr. Zacharias Maniadis

Meta-research is a new discipline that assesses the quality of research for society.  A new area of interest is how reproducible social interventions translate to efficacious public policy. Social…

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What to Expect in Grad School with Allison Van – Spark Talks

Starting graduate school? No matter what program or school you're in, this video will help you orient yourself to this big change. Allison Van will talk about how grad school is different from…

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The Social Autopsy with Dr. Stefan Timmermans – Spark Talks

The social autopsy takes the death of a set of individuals as its starting point and then critically and systematically examines social and political conditions to explain these deaths and…

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Word Embeddings for Social Science with Dr. Dong Nguyen – Spark Talks

Natural Language Processing (NLP) has changed radically with the emergence of neural network approaches that learn to represent words, sentences, and other linguistic units as dense real-valued…

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Data Visualization in Excel with Allison Van – Open House

In this short talk, Allison Van shares her passion for mobilizing data and using it to build a brighter world. Using the most humble of data visualization tools, Excel, she talks about the questions…

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Gaming When Things Get Tough: How Emotion Regulation and Coping Self-Efficacy Influence Gaming with Camila Caro

Building on recent research on gaming, Camila Caro has newly developed a measure of gaming during difficult life situations and explores the role of emotion regulation and coping self-efficacy as…

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Challenges and Opportunities in the Measurement of Global Norms with Tyler Girard - Productivity During Pandemic

Tyler Girard will be speaking on the construction, adoption, and effects of international norms are major topics of research in political science. However, our approaches to measurement have…

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Emerging Powers and Big Data with Laura Mahrenbach – Productivity during Pandemic

Government intentions stand at the heart of debates about how big data can and should be used in the Global South. Laura will present three government visions for big data, discuss each…

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Session 2: Mental Models, Trust and the Translation of Science with Dr. Brian Southwell - Relevant Research

This session features interactive collaboration with feedback from science communication expert Dr. Southwell, posing the question "How can your research help with today’s…

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Session 1: Mental Models, Trust, and the Translation of Science with Dr. Brian Southwell

In this first of a two part workshop, Dr. Brian Southwell explores the latest understanding of how social and political opinions are formed and re-formed, and the implications for how researchers…

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Dr Brian Southwell - Mental Models, Trust and the Translation of Science

In this short video, Dr. Brian Southwell introduces you to his workshop that explores the latest understanding of how social and political opinions are formed and re-formed, and the implications for…

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Session 2: Designing a Communications Plan with Mihaela Gruia

In this session, Miheala Gruia will walk through important considerations for building a communications plan for your research. With concrete examples from participants she talks about how to drill…

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Session 1: What is the central message of my research with Mihaela Gruia - Relevant Research

How many times have you committed to sharing your research with the public while not quite knowing how? Mihaela Gruia from Research Retold joins us from the UK for a two-part workshop series on…

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Research Retold Video 2: 5 building blocks of a research communications plan

How many times have you committed to sharing your research with the public while not quite knowing how? Mihaela Gruia joins us from the United Kingdom for a two-part workshop series on developing a…

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Better Interview Questions with Allison Van – Productivity During the Pandemic

So you're going to conduct research interviews? Allison Van has done thousands. In this seminar, she'll walk you through the core questions and approaches to consider when developing your…

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Accessing Data Resources Remotely with Vivek Jadon – Productivity During Pandemic

There is so much data available to researchers virtually, but they can be hard to find and even harder to access. In this talk, Data Specialist Vivek Jadon will share how McMaster researcher's…

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Bibliometrics Approach to Evaluating Research Impact with Dr. Fei Yu – Productivity During Pandemic

In this talk Dr. Fei Yu will introduce what bibliometric analysis is and what you can do with it. She will use examples from her own work to discuss the resources, tools, methods, and processes of…

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Norm Emergence and Change in a Collective-Risk Social Dilemma with Dr. Giulia Andrighetto – Productivity During Pandemic

From climate change to ecosystem and habitat destruction to the spread of infectious diseases such as COVID-19, many contemporary societal challenges are exacerbated by collective action problems. In…

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Group Process Mapping with Allison Van - Productivity During Pandemic

In this workshop Allison will introduce a facilitation process for helping organizations understand the informal and divergent processes that can occur when working with clients. Group processes is…

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Managing References & Digital Files with Zotero with Dr. Michelle Dion - Productivity during Pandemic

This session will focus on configuring Zotero to work with plug-ins to manage your digital library and make writing & citing more effortless and easy. Great for students and faculty alike who…

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