How can people become more resilient to misinformation? What exactly does resilience mean when it comes to information literacy? Where can information resilience be collectively experienced, and developed?
Prof Rob Ackland is part of the international panel of scientists working on the world's information environment. The International Panel on the Information Environment (IPIE) is an independent global organisation providing actionable scientific knowledge on threats to the information landscape, su
Recently, social media companies have announced major changes to API access and data, specifically for Twitter and Reddit.
Bots Building Bridges (3B) project's preliminary research was presented by Rob Ackland at Sunbelt 2023 -- The International Network for Social Network Analysis Conference (online) and in the International Sociological Association World Congress in Melb
Prof Rob Ackland is collaborating in the sub-project on Diasporas Online, of the interdisciplinary study Diaspora Humanitarians: How Australia-based migrants help in crises abroad. The Diaspora Humanitarians project s a 3-year project led by an interdisciplinary team of scholars of diaspora, migration, and humanitarianism.
The School of Sociology and VOSON Lab researchers and PhD student presented at the 8th Biennial Australian Consortium for Social and Political Research Incorporated (ACSPRI) Social Science Methodology Conference, held on 23-24 November 2022 (online).The conference provided an opportunity for multidisciplinary researchers to discuss current chal