What is the future of social science data?
Date:20 June 2018, 6:00pm - 20 June 2018, 7:00pm
The advent of big data means that the time has come for change in the way in which we collect and use official statistics. However, that change needs to be effected in a thoughtful and careful way so that we don’t jump out of the frying pan into the fire. This presentation describes what might be done and how to get there.
Our changing world. Massey University, Albany
Date:28 June 2018, 6:30pm - 29 November 2018, 8:00pm
Thursday 28 June 2018 Watching over you: surveillance and security in New Zealand | Dr Rhys Ball, Dr Damien Rogers ***** A series of 10 free public lectures - Albany campus, Auckland Will cyber-terrorism or North Korea be the biggest threats to our security? How will a culturally diverse society hold together, and what impact will the digital age have on future learning? Can mindfulness, poetry or religion be our secret weapons to cope with it all? These are among themes in a thought-provoking series of free public talks by leading lecturers, researchers and writers from Massey University’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences, aimed at helping us get to grips with captivating and unsettling developments at home and abroad. ***** Flying under the radar: New Zealand’s fearless airmen of WWI Thursday 26 April 2018 | Dr Adam Claasen[http://www. massey.
Conference: Third International Conference on Well-Being and Public Policy
Date:5 September 2018, 9:00am - 7 September 2018, 6:00pm
The conference aims to (1) critically evaluate the rapidly expanding field of well-being research across a range of disciplines; (2) share the work of leading international organisations; and (3) distill ideas and practices which will aid governments in developing a well-being approach to public policy. Three plenary speakers announced so far include Edward Diener[https://psych. utah.