CONFERENCE/WORKSHOP/SEMINAR PRESENTATIONS

RSSS visitor PH Dr Florian Muhle ran the seminar: "Types and Forms of Automation on Twitter" (February 17, 2019).

At the research workshop: "Social and Behavioural Dynamics of attention", held on February 14, 2020:

  • Rob Ackland presented the study "The deliberative potential of online discussion: An analysis of dynamic threaded conversation networks on Reddit" 
  • Mahin Raissi presented the study: "Do ‘bots’ and ‘humans’ like each other? A structural analysis of Twitter conversations during the 2016 1st U.S. Presidential Debate"
  • Florian Muhle presented: "Twitter in the news: Some problems of using Twitter data to represent public opinion"

Rob Ackland and Adrian Mackenzie organised and hosted the Second RSSS Data sprint 2020, held on February 18-21, 2020. Sessions included:

  • Masterclass: Intro to R and collecting social media network/text data with VOSON Dashboard and vosonSML (Rob Ackland, Feb 18, 2020) 

  • Masterclass: Introduction to Quantitative Text Analysis using R (Ken Benoit, Feb 18, 2020)

  • Masterclass: Introduction to NetLogo (Ignacio Ojea, Feb 19, 2020)

  • Masterclass: Exponential Random Graph Models (ERGMs) using statnet (Rob Ackland, Feb 19, 2020)

  • Masterclass: Introduction to Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing using Phyton (Ian Wood, Feb 19, 2020)

  • The Data Sprint (Feb 20-21, 2020), dedicated to exploring incivil behaviour on social media using Reddit datasets (Rob Ackland and Adrian Mackenzie).

EVENTS ORGANISED

Rob Ackland and Adrian Mackenzie organised and hosted the Second RSSS Data sprint 2020, held on February 18-21, 2020. 

Rob Ackland organised and hosted the research workshop: "Social and Behavioural Dynamics of attention", held on February 14, 2020.

VISITORS

PH Dr Florian Muhle, Faculty of Sociology, Bielefeld University, Germany. ANU Global Research Partnership Scheme to establish the "ANU Social Dynamics of Attention Centre".