2019 Research Slam

The 2019 CSCDS Research Slam & Networking Lunch

May 8th from 9:30am-1:00pm in Thomson House Ballroom (3rd floor). 

This event brings together researchers from the social, cultural, and computational sciences for a half-day, multi-disciplinary collaborative event. We welcome all students, researchers, and professionals who are interested in social and cultural data science. Lunch is provided. 

The 2019 CSCDS Research Slam & Networking Lunch was held on Wednesday May 8th from 9:30am to 1:00pm in the Thomson House Ballroom (3rd floor). 

This event brings together researchers from the social, cultural, and computational sciences for a half-day, multi-disciplinary collaborative event, with the goal of informing, inspiring, and connecting. 

View photos from the 2019 Research Slam here. Resource presentation slides are linked below.

 

Research Presenters & Topics

We are excited to announce the 2019 research presentations, who are eligible for CSCDS Seed Grants. 

Dr. Dimitra Panagiotoglou

"The Unintended Consequences of British Columbia's Response to the Opioid Overdose Crisis"
Benjamin LeBrun "Investigating Bias in Spotify’s Editorially-Curated Playlists"
Luci Lu

"Linking Pixels to Pastoral Households: Measuring the Impact of Land Tenure Change on Rangeland Governance"

Etienne Gagnon & Alex Xin Tong Wang "Friends Tweet About Friends: Detecting Groups Within Political Parties from Twitter Communication"
Peter Ball & Hannah Peterson "Computationally Quantifying Queer Dynamics in Fanfiction: a large-scale analysis of Archive of Our Own"
Yaolong Ju & Sam Howes "The Evolution of Common-Practice Harmony in Baroque Music: A Computational Study of Four-Voice Choral Music"
Yaolong Ju (Seed Grant Recipient 2017) "Automatic Harmonic Analysis for Symbolic Music Using Deep Learning"
Michelle Dimitris (Seed Grant Recipient 2017) "Examining Trends in Authorship of Global Health Research"

 

Resource Presenters

We are also excited to announce our 2019 presentations from local social & cultural data science resources and organizations. 

Anita Parmar & Jacob Errington Building 21 See presentation slides here
Tim Elrick McGill Geographic Information Centre See presentation slides here
Jeffry Archer McGill Library Data Resources Library research data services
Celine Le Bourdais Quebec Inter-University Centre for Social Statistics (QICSS/CIQSS) See presentation slides here
Amelie Quesnel-Vallee Centre on Population Dynamics See presentation slides here