National Centre for Research Methods training courses (NCRM) – Report

By Web Science CDT Doctoral Student, Rana Shahini It was a great opportunity facilitated by the Web Science CDT training fund to attend one of the National Centre for Research Methods training courses (NCRM): Analysing interview and focus group data using NVivo, which was held in July. The course was a live online course delivered via Zoom by Dr. Sarah L. Bulloch a senior associate of Qualitative Data Analysis Services (QDAS). Continue reading →

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EuroCALL 2021 By Karla de Lima Guedes Thanks to the Web Science CDT training fund, I was able to attend the 2021 European Association for Computer Assisted Language Learning (EuroCALL) conference back in August 25-27th. EuroCALL is an organisation that brings together researchers, practitioners, and developers who feel passionate about the use of technology for the learning and teaching of languages and cultures. Continue reading →

#websci21: Review of Day 1

We started off day one of the Web Science Conference with the PhD Symposium. Allison Noble, Web Science PhD student, summarised her participation in this event as follows: "A number of experienced academics gathered at the Web Science PhD Symposium in order to provide PhD students (at different stages of their candidature) an opportunity to showcase their research goals and to receive feedback on their ongoing research on an international platform. Continue reading →

NVivo

By Karla de Lima Guedes | iPhD Web Science Student Thanks to the Web Science CDT training fund, I had the opportunity to attend two National Centre for Research Methods (NCRM) training courses: (1) Introduction to NVivo in March/21 and (2) Analysing Literature and Documents with NVivo in April/21. Continue reading →

INLG Conference and the ‘Evaluating NLG Evaluations’ Workshop

By Lesia Tkacz  | Web Science iPhD student Thanks to the Web Science CDT training fund, I had the opportunity to attend the 13th International Conference on Natural Language Generation (INLG 2020) which was held online from Dublin from 15 to 18 December. As a subfield of Natural Language Processing (NLP), Natural Language Generation (NLG) generates text from data. Continue reading →