What is Digital Social Research?

  • New Data. ‘Born-digital’ data sources including social transactional data. Ease of access to secure data.
  • New Methods. Taking advantage of new data and infrastructure, collaboration, and new forms of interpretative research.
  • New Capability. Increased capability in tools, resources and services and the emerging
  • New Studies. Study of e‑Science, understanding innovation pathways and assessment of impact.
  • New Practice. Increasing scale and diversity of information and range of collaborative tools, evolving publishing models.
  • New Scale. Increasing internationalisation and interdisciplinary working.