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Among the fundamental questions we address are: how can we conceptualise the objects of enquiry? How do we know them? and what does it mean to know them? These questions – of description, explanation and analysis – matter across disciplines, and provide a focus for interdisciplinary collaboration.


Diversity and Performance: Networks of Cognition in Markets and Teams

Brazil-UK collaboration on leveraging crowdsourced and sensor data to support decision-making towards urban resilience

Performances of Value

What’s valuable? This question – whether at the personal, organizational, or societal level – is increasingly being answered through various forms of competition. The international network we propose will examine such questions in a series of workshops and public debates.

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Order and Continuity

This ESRC project asks, what trust we can place in the use of practices of sorting, naming, numbering, and calculating as they are brought together by commercial, government and other agencies in ‘method assemblages'.

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Creative temporal costings

This project investigates the value(s) of creative collaborative exchange through creative collaborative exchange. Put another way, it takes collaborative exchange as both the means and object of study.

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Playfields

This PoC will push the envelope in the area of educational innovation, bringing new tools for creative learning to the field that are in tune with societal changes in youth culture.

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Issue Mapping Online

This project offers a set of digital techniques for the detection, analysis and visualisation of topical affairs.

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ZOON

A framework and online repository for Species Distribution Modelling that enables research to be more accessible, modifiable, extensible, repeatable, reproducible, reusable and shareable.

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EcoVIZ

Information visualization for science and policy.

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Interrogating the Dashboard

The project runs from September 2014 to March 2016 and is set to explore the role played by dashboards in allowing individuals and institutions to interact with and act upon Big Data in organisational and everyday contexts.

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Charting The Digital

Charting the Digital is a five-year research programme (2011-2016) funded by the European Research Council (ERC).

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Complexity and Method in the Social Sciences

This ESRC funded seminar series is a collaboration between the University of Warwick (U.K.), Durham University (U.K.) and Kent State University (U.S.) aimed at building and extending collaborations to create an interdisciplinary, international network of scholars to work on the methodological challenges of applying complexity to social science research problems.

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