Social media and the 2014 Scottish Independence Referendum: The Twitter dimension

Dr Mark Shephard, Dr Stephen Quinlan, Dr Stephen Tagg, University of Strathclyde and Professor Lindsay Paterson, University of Edinburgh This project sought to examine the role of Twitter in the referendum campaign, while tying in with the existing ESRC funded/AQMeN supported project on social media and its impact in the referendum. Social media is becoming an ever more important part

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Workshop series in Advanced Quantitative Methods for census flow data analysis

Dr Zhiqiang Feng, University of St Andrews and Cecilia MacIntyre, National Records of Scotland Migration and commuting are two types of key agents of population flows which have considerable impacts on localities and regions. The analysis of patterns and dynamics of migration and commuting is fundamentally important in understanding population dynamics for researchers as well as to policy makers dealing

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