Dr Robert Ackland presented at two panel sessions at the International Communication Association (ICA) conference in Fukuoka, Japan:
Dr Robert Ackland presented on “Collecting and analysing online social network data with SocialMediaLab” at the 2016 CityU Workshop on Computational Approaches to Big Data in the Social Sciences and Humanities, event organised by the City University of Hong Kong and the Web mining Lab.
Dr. Ackland presented at Cyberinfrastructure for Network Science Center (CNS) talk series, Indiana University. The presentation compiled an introduction to the VOSON Lab and research undertaken over the years, to provide a Social Science perspective of the use of big data.
As part of the ANU - Indiana University faculty exchange program, Robert Ackland ran the workshop: Collecting and analysing Social media data with SocialMediaLab, at the Social Science Research Commons Workshop in Methods Series, SSRC Grand Hall, 15th April 2016.
A/Professor Robert Ackland and Tim Graham (University of Queensland) ran the workshop: Collecting and analysing Social media data with SocialMediaLab, at the INSNA Sunbelt International Social Network Analysis Conference, 2016.
Dr Robert Ackland will teach a 5-day course Big Data Analysis for Social Scientists at the Australian Consortium for Social and Political Research Incorporated (ACSPRI) Summer Program, on February 8-12 ,2016, at the University of Melbourne.