Refereed conference papers

Ackland, R. and J. Antony (2007), "Developing e-Research Tools for the Analysis of Large-Scale Web Crawl Data," refereed paper presented (by R. Ackland) at the Third International Conference on e-Social Science, 8-9 October 2007, University of Michigan. Download PDF (278K)

Ackland, R., Fry, J. and R. Schroeder (2007), "Scoping the Online Visibility of e-Research by Means of e-Research Tools," refereed paper presented (by J. Fry) at the Third International Conference on e-Social Science, 8-9 October 2007, University of Michigan. Download PDF (217K)

Ackland, R. and J. Shorish (2007), "Network Formation in the Political Blogosphere: An Application of Agent Based Simulation and e-Research Tools," refereed paper presented (by J. Shorish) at the Third International Conference on e-Social Science, 8-9 October 2007, University of Michigan. Download PDF (122K)

Ackland, R., Spink, A. and P. Bailey (2007), "Characteristics of .au Websites: An Analysis of Large-Scale Web Crawl Data from 2005," refereed paper presented (by P. Bailey) at the 13th Australasian World Wide Web conference, 30 June – 4 July 2007, Brisbane. Download PDF (165K)

Non-refereed conference papers/presentations

Ackland, R., Gibson, R.K., Lusoli, W., and S. Ward (2007), "Mapping small things on the Web: Assessing the online presence of the nanotechnology industry," paper presented (by R. Gibson and W. Lusoli) at the Annual Conference of the International Communication Association, San Francisco, May 24-28, 2007. Download PDF (600K)

Seminar/workshop presentations

R. Ackland - "New Methods for Researching Online Environmental Activist Networks," Presentation at the ESRC e-Society Programme Colloquium, London, 28 March 2007.

R. Ackland - "e-Researching the Information Society," presentation at Chinese Government Seminar on The Information Society, 28 April 2007, Beijing. Download PDF (343K)

R. Ackland - "Adaptive Sampling of Hyperlink Networks: An Application to Researching Social Inclusion in Australia," Presentation to ESRC "Radical Data" workshop, London, 9 May 2007.

R. Ackland - "Adaptive Sampling of Hyperlink Networks: An Application to Researching Social Inclusion in Australia," Presentation to International Sunbelt Social Network Conference, Corfu Island, Greece, 1-6 May 2007.

R. Ackland - "Using large-scale web crawl data to investigate social inclusion in Australia," Presentation to Oxford Internet Institute seminar, 16 May 2007.

R. Ackland - "Superstar Scientists," Presentation at World Wide Science: The Promises, Threats and Realities of e-Research workshop, Oxford Internet Institute, 1 June 2007.

R. Ackland - "A New Approach for Characterising the Online Networks of U.S. Political Bloggers," Presentation at Department of Media and Communication seminar, University of Leicester, 11 July 2007.

R. Ackland - "A New Approach for Characterising the Online Networks of U.S. Political Bloggers," Presentation at Statistical Cybermetrics Research Group, University of Wolverhampton, 19 July 2007.

R. Ackland - "VOSON: Developing a web service for social science network research," presentation to ANU Supercomputer Facility forum e-Research: Research in the Era of Google - Are you Ready?, 31 October 2007. Download PDF (1.5M)

Grants

R. Ackland - UK National Centre for e-Social Science Visiting Fellowship, Oxford University James Martin Visiting Fellowship (6 months visit to Oxford Internet Institute).