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Summer Undergraduate Intern 2014

Posted: Apr, 08, 2014

By: Jon Stiles

The Social Sciences Data Laboratory (D-Lab) is seeking an undergraduate intern for 8-10 weeks during the summer of 2014. Find out how to apply!

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D-Lab Has a New Director

Posted: Jan, 14, 2014

By: Cathryn CARSON

After an intensive search, we are delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Justin McCrary as the founding Director of D-Lab, the Social Sciences Data Laboratory.

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D-Lab is hiring - position #3 - Applications Programmer

Posted: Jan, 08, 2014

By: Cathryn CARSON

D-Lab is expanding its staff. We're searching for 1 or more people to develop software tools, environments, and training in support of research computing in data-intensive social science.

"Applications Programmer" is what campus HR calls this person, but familiarity with social science uses of data is required.

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Reflexive Data Science: An Overview

Posted: Dec, 04, 2013

By: Sebastian P Benthall

The first in a series of blog posts that describes reflexive data science.

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D-Lab is hiring - position #2

Posted: Nov, 30, 2013

By: Cathryn CARSON

D-Lab is expanding its staff in Analytic Support - Methodology and Tools. We're searching for an Academic Coordinator I to lead the team that supports D-Lab's users in acquiring competencies in research design, methodology, and analytic approaches and software. This is a one-year position.  We're accepting applications via https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF00325.

The position is open until filled. Initial Review Date is 12/20/13.


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D-Lab Is Hiring Grad Staff

Posted: Nov, 18, 2013

By: Cathryn CARSON

Are you inspired to work in D-Lab? We're looking for grad students to join us in Spring 2014.

We're looking for GSRs or Student Assistants to join our three active teams. We have an open, inclusive culture that values diversity and open exchange. We'll let you develop leadership in a particular area while working collaboratively with other students and staff.

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Building Data Science

Posted: Nov, 12, 2013

By: Cathryn CARSON

Today something comes out of the shadows and into the light.

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A Quick and Easy Way to Turn Your Stata Knowledge into R Knowledge

Posted: Nov, 11, 2013

By: Dr. Laura K. Ne...

The first statistical package I learned how to use was Stata, simply because the classes I was taking were taught using Stata. Stata has served me well over the years, but I'm now slowly making the transition to using the open source language and software environment R. People use R for a variety of reasons, but for me it's a practical choice.

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CEOs and Automated Text Analysis

Posted: Oct, 21, 2013

By: Dr. Laura K. Ne...

Laura Nelson applies some of the Python for Text Analysis tools to read data.

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View from the Frontdesk

Posted: Oct, 13, 2013

By: Rochelle

Two frontdesk staff share memorable - and at times slightly disarming - experiences from the D-Lab.

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