SONIC News

Noshir Contractor presented in a colloquium at Stanford University, CA

On February 13, 2017 Noshir Contractor presented on Bridging the Boundary, while Minding the Seams: Boundary Propensities in Multiteam Systems in a colloquium held at the Center for Work, Technology, and Organization, Management Science & Engineering at Stanford University, CA.  read more »

 

SONIC and ATLAS members attended the 2017 NASA Investigators’ Workshop in Galveston, TX

SONIC and ATLAS members attended the 2017 NASA Investigators’ Workshop in Galveston, TX

SONIC and ATLAS members: eight graduate students, one undergraduate researcher, and two post-doctoral researchers attended the NASA Human Research Program Investigators’ Workshop in Galveston, TX from January 23rd – January 26th.   Our team, together with our collaborators at DePaul, was showcasing eleven... read more »

 

SONIC PhD candidate Aaron Schecter and Noshir Contractor presented at the Network Science of Squads Workshop

On Sunday, December 4th, a SONIC PhD candidate Aaron Schecter and Professor Noshir Contractor presented at a workshop titled “The Network Science of Squads“, held in Denton, TX on December 3rd – 5th. An illustration of the relational event model to analyze group interaction processes Abstract A fundamental... read more »

 

Noshir Contractor gives a keynote address at the 3rd GESIS Computational Social Science Winter Symposium

On December 1st, 2016, Noshir Contractor presented on Leveraging Computational Social Science to Address Grand Societal Challenges. The symposium, titled “Understanding social systems via computational approaches and new kinds of data”, took place from November 30 – December 1, 2016 at KOMED im MediaPark,... read more »

 

Watch the recorded WebScience@10 – live global birthday party broadcast

TV Channel – WebScience@10  read more »

 

SONIC is celebrating the 10th birthday of Web Science – join us!

SONIC is celebrating the 10th birthday of Web Science – join us!

Please join us in celebrating the 10th birthday of Web Science at Northwestern University – the final stop of a 10-hour web-a-thon that will have spanned the globe from Singapore, Bangalore, Berlin, and London  before landing in Evanston.  read more »

 

SONIC alumna Alina Lungeanu receives dissertation award

Congratulations to Alina, who received the Northwestern University School of Communication 2016 Graduate Dissertation award, granted annually by the department. The title of her dissertation is “Assembly Mechanisms of Interdisciplinary Scientific Teams and Their Impact on Performance”.  read more »

 

SONIC hosting ATLAS

SONIC hosting ATLAS

SONIC is currently hosting the ATLAS team within its lab space. ATLAS (Advancing Teams, Leaders, and Systems) is the group formerly known as DELTA (Developing Effective Leaders, Teams, and Alliances) – expats from Georgia Tech, headed by their director Leslie DeChurch, who transferred to the Northwestern University... read more »

 

SONIC PhD students will present at the OCMC 2016, co-sponsored by SONIC

SONIC is co-sponsoring the 2016 Organizational Communication Mini-Conference (OCMC), hosted by the Department of Communication Studies at Northwestern University, Evanston, IL. http://ocmc2016.soc.northwestern.edu SONIC PhD student Marlon Twyman is a member of the conference’s planning committee. He will also present... read more »

 

Noshir Contractor speaks at the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore, India

On September 9, 2016 Noshir Contractor presented at the Department of Computer Science and Automation Seminar Series at the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore, India. He spoke on the topic of  Leveraging Computational Social Science to Address Grand Societal Challenges.  read more »