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The DSI unites researchers across the LSE's range of social science disciplines through data science.
Professor Kenneth Benoit
Director, Data Science InstituteProfessor of Computational Social Science, Department of Methodology, LSE
Research interests: Computational social science; quantitative text mining and natural language processing; political communications and social media; analysis of big data; comparative party competition; European Parliament; electoral systems
Dr Erica Thompson
Senior Policy Fellow in Ethics of Modelling and Simulation
Research Interests: Ethics of modelling and simulation; inference from models; decision-making; climate modelling; modelling for humanitarian applications; forecast evaluation model evaluation; probability, uncertainty and risk; deep uncertainty; complexity and nonlinear dynamics; causality; epistemologies of statistical methods
Jill BeattieInstitute CoordinatorEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: +44 (0) 20 7955 7759
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DSI Affiliates are staff from across the LSE community who are engaged with data science in their research or teaching. Affiliates participate in the activities of the institute and have special access to its resources.Find out more about the DSI Affiliate Scheme (pdf)
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The Visiting Appointments scheme allows staff from other institutions to benefit from the level of involvement similar to that enjoyed by DSI Affiliates. We will be publishing details of this scheme and how to apply soon.
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