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Warwick Q-Step - New Posts

Applications are currently being invited for two new posts:

  • Assistant Professor – Politics and International Studies/Q-Step (Closing date: 16 February 2016)
  • Associate Professor – Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies/Q-Step ( Closing date: 15 February 2016)

Details of both posts can be found on the University’s recruitment web pages:

Mon 18 Jan 2016, 11:44

Dr Stella Chatzitheochari - Article Published in International Journal for Time Use Research

Dr Stella Chatzitheochari has had an article published in the electronic International Journal of Time Use Research.

Fisher, K., Chatzitheochari, S., Gilbert, E., Calderwood, L. Fitzsimons, E., Cleary, A., Huskinson, T., and Gershuny, J (2015) A Mixed-mode Approach to Measuring Young People's Time Use in the Millennium Cohort Study electronic International Journal of Time Use Research 12(1): 174-180.

Tue 22 Dec 2015, 15:21

Forthcoming FSS/Q-Step Event - Big Data, Social Data: 10 December 2015

Come along to this exciting one-day event to find out more about the uses and challenges of big data for social science research! Sessions/speakers include:

09:45-10:45 – Big Data and Cities Prof. Rob Ktichin
11:15-12:15 – Big Data and Health Dr Nathan Lea
13:15-14:15 – Big Data and Administrative Data Ms Trazar Astley-Reid
14:15-15:15 – Big Data and the Economy Dr Ana Gross

15:45-16:45 – Big Data and Education Dr Ben Williamson

 All welcome!

Register at:

Thu 03 Dec 2015, 09:10

IBM and Warwick Develop New Big Data Ethics Course

A partnership between the University of Warwick and IBM is to offer researchers guidance through the ethical minefield of using big data and real time analytics.

Following an existing successful academic partnership between the two organisations, IBM is providing support for the development of new postgraduate training through the IBM Faculty Awards programme.

For further information see the full University press release and other press cuttings:


Wed 02 Dec 2015, 15:55

New Publication from Professor Tak Wing Chan

Prof Tak Wing Chan and Professor John Ermisch have had an article published in the Population Studies Journal. The article entitled Residential proximity of parents and their adult offspring in the United Kingdom, 2009–10 can be found in Population Studies, 2015, Vol. 69, No. 3, 355–372.

Wed 02 Dec 2015, 14:52

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