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.
Dr Haris Memic (Research Fellow in School of Sociology, ANU and VOSON Lab affiliate) presented on "Introduction to Dynamic Social Network Analysis with Tnet" at the IR & Friends seminar series at CSIRO.
Dr Robert Ackland presented on "Adaptive Sampling from Large Scale Online Networks", at the ANU Centre for Social Research & Methods seminar, on December 2, 2015.
The CSRM series included speakers from a range of research backgrounds, all with an applied research methods focus.
Organised by the VOSON Lab and hosted by the School of Sociology and ANU Centre for Social Research & Methods, the workshop: "Computational approaches to studying networks in text, language and society" was held on November
Dr Robert Ackland presented on "VOSON Lab Overview and Research on Social Dynamics in Eating Disorder Communities on Twitter" at the Web Science Institute, University of Southampton, 29 September 2015.
Dr Robert Ackland presented on "VOSON Lab Overview and Research on Fields and Frames on Twitter" at the Department of Communications Sciences, Faculty of Political and Social Sceinces, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium, on September 28, 2015.
Robert Ackland presented on "Using Big Data to study society: Abortion debate on the Web Eating disorder communities on Twitter" at the Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, Cancer Council Victoria, on September, 8, 2015.
Robert Ackland gave presentation (via skype) on "Using R stats for Social Media Analytics" at the Tools for Teaching and Learning of Social Media Analytics Blue Sky workshop, at the 2015 International Communication Association (ICA) conference (San Juan, Puerto Rico, 21-25 May, 2015).