ANU Vice-Chancellor's Teaching Enhancement Grant awarded for the "Computational Social Science Weblab".

Dr Robert Ackland and Lexing Xie (Computer Science, ANU) were awarded an ANU Vice-Chancellor's Teaching Enhancement Grant for the "Computational Social Science Weblab".Computational Social Science is an emerging field involving the application of network science and computational approaches to the analysis of large-scale datasets collected from the Web, and is providing new insights into social, economic and political behaviour.The Computational Social Science WebLab (CSSW) will be a web application enabling students from social science and computer science to learn about using network science to study both offline and online social networks.

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