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Big data for better science: technologies for measuring behaviour

Scientific meeting

Location

The Royal Society, London, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG

Overview

Science+ meeting organised by Dr Sophie von Stumm

Abstract data. Credit: gremlin

This meeting will give behavioural scientists the chance to learn about the latest research technologies for collecting 'big' high-quality data. Data scientists and technology experts will explain the latest latest developments, challenges and benefits of research technology in a series of cutting-edge talks. Attendees will also have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience with various research technology tools during interactive showcase sessions.

The schedule of talks is available below. Recorded audio of the presentations will be available on this page after the meeting has taken place.

Attending this event

  • Free to attend
  • Advance registration essential
  • An optional lunch can be purchased during registration

Enquiries: contact the Scientific Programmes team

Event organisers

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Schedule of talks

04 February

09:00-12:00

Session 1

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09:00-09:45 Mobile health intervention and engagement optimisation

Professor Susan A Murphy, Harvard University, USA

Show speakers

09:45-10:00 Discussion

10:00-10:45 Talk title tbc

Dr Julia Hoffman, US Department of Veterans Affairs, USA

Show speakers

10:45-11:00 Discussion

11:00-12:00 Showcase session

12:00-13:00

Lunch

13:00-17:00

Session 2

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13:00-13:45 Using big data to understand and improve online groups and communities

Professor Robert Kraut, Carnegie Mellon University, USA

Show speakers

13:45-14:00 Discussion

14:00-14:45 Computational health behaviour research at IBM Research

Dr Ching-Hua Chen, IBM Research, USA

Show speakers

14:45-15:00 Discussion

15:00-15:30 Coffee

15:30-16:30 Showcase session

16:30-17:00 Panel discussion

05 February

09:00-12:00

Session 3

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09:00-09:45 Immersive Virtual Reality (VR) to transform the lives of patients with mental health disorders

Professor Daniel Freeman, University of Oxford, UK

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09:45-10:00 Discussion

10:00-10:45 Small data: origins and opportunities

Professor Deborah Estrin, Cornell Tech, USA

Show speakers

10:45-11:00 Discussion

11:00-12:00 Showcase session

12:00-13:00

Lunch

13:00-17:00

Session 4

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13:00-13:45 Bigger data about smaller people: studying children’s language learning at scale

Dr Michael C Frank, Stanford University, USA

Show speakers

13:45-14:00 Discussion

14:00-14:45 Small but mighty data: what mobiles and wearables tell about us

Professor Cecilia Mascolo, University of Cambridge, UK

Show speakers

14:45-15:00 Discussion

15:00-15:30 Coffee

15:30-16:30 Showcase session

16:30-17:00 Panel discussion

Big data for better science: technologies for measuring behaviour

Science+ meeting organised by Dr Sophie von Stumm

The Royal Society, London 6-9 Carlton House Terrace London SW1Y 5AG UK
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