Raissi, M. and R. Ackland (2021). "Important relationships in a multilevel world: The role of network structure in explaining closeness of relationships and access to resources in later life," Journal of Social and Personal Relationships.
Rob Ackland gave a keynote presentation: "Deliberation and Influence on Social Media: Insights from Network Analysis" at the RMIT workshop "Practical Applications of Network Science 2021", 22 February 2021.
Volkswagen Foundation grant (in AI and the Society of the Future stream) for "Bots Building Bridges (3B): Theoretical, Empirical, and Technological Foundations for Systems that Monitor and Support Political Deliberation Online" (P. Cimiano (Universität Bielefeld), F. Muhle (Universität Bielefeld), O. Putz (Universität Bielefeld), B. Schiffhauer (Katholische Hochschule Nordrhein-Westfalen), E. Esposito (Universität Bielefeld), R. Ackland (ANU), U. Seelmeyer (Fachhochschule Bielefeld), T. Veale (University College Dublin); 2021-2025.
19 February - Rob Ackland gave an interview on the Mandatory Media Bargaining Code on Pakistan News channel Scope, with host Waqar Rizvi. Episode (via YouTube).