9 Sep 2024 - 13 Sep 2024 9am - 5pm Cambridge, UK


Applications now closed.

The Social Data School (SDS), taking place in Cambridge between 9-13 September 2024, welcomes applications from individuals working in the media, academia, civil society organisations, trade unions, the public sector and industry. This programme equips participants with the skills and knowledge to conduct data-driven investigations in the public interest.

This year, the SDS will focus on Machine Learning and the investigation of environmental issues, with key sessions delivered in conjunction with partners in the Pulitzer Center, who have been developing cutting edge technologies to carry out impactful investigations.

The School’s intensive in-person teaching programme will be structured around the lifecycle of a project, exploring the methods used to create, visualise, and analyse digital data. Along with leading academic researchers and practitioners, the Data School team have created a teaching and learning experience which incorporates lectures, digital tools demonstrations, workshops, group work and more. Through this varied programme, participants will not only develop their technical skills, but engage with critical questions about data in society.

Previous participants have benefitted from the practical way digital methods are applied to real problems, the critical way in which they are employed, as well as by the rich interactions with teachers and peers during a week of stimulating activities.

We encourage anyone working with social data to apply.

For further information including teaching team, modules, how to apply, fees and FAQs – click here

Upcoming Events

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Closed Event, Data School

9 Sep 2024 - 13 Sep 2024

CDH | Social Data School: September 2024

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Data School, Online Event


Tel: +44 1223 766886
Email enquiries@crassh.cam.ac.uk