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Ph.D. Student Spotlight: Linnea Gandhi

Kicking off our Ph.D. Student Spotlight series, Summer 2022 features Linnea Gandhi, a rising third-year Ph.D. student taking the lead in the CSSLab’s work on enabling cumulative science.Linnea Gandhi is a rising third-year Ph.D. in Operations, Information, &...

Researcher Spotlight: James Houghton

As a key figure in the CSSLab’s work on high-throughput virtual lab experiments, post-doctoral researcher James Houghton aims to refocus social science around large-scale, data-driven insights. In this researcher spotlight, he shares about his path to computational...

End-of-Year Check-In: Celebrating the CSSLab’s Students

The CSSLab’s research assistants and Ph.D. students play a vital role in advancing the Lab’s diverse research projects. As the Spring 2022 semester comes to a close, we would like to highlight and celebrate some of our students’ recent accomplishments, various...

Navigating the challenges of data-driven research

The CSSLab’s Research Data Engineer, Yingquan Li, offers his perspective on data-driven social science and the challenges facing the new field of CSS.ABOVE: Yingquan Li (third from right), the CSSLab's Research Data Engineer, at an AWS-sponsored event.In its first...

Preparing student RAs for success on the tech job market

How does working at the CSSLab impact student researchers’ career goals and experiences on the job market? We asked two of the Lab’s graduate student research assistants, Keith Golden and Kailun Li, about their experiences at various stages of their job searches.While...

Researcher spotlight: Mark Whiting

Spearheading the CSSLab’s work on high-throughput virtual lab experiments on group dynamics, Mark Whiting is helping to define the paradigm of large-scale, data-driven social science research. In this researcher spotlight, he outlines his research trajectory and...

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