Noshir Contractor gave the opening keynote address at the 5th Annual Network Leadership Training Academy, titled “Building and Leveraging Powerful Social Networks” on April 26th. The Academy is organized by the Center on Network Science at the University of Colorado, Denver. For more details, see http://bit.ly/NLTA2017.
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We welcome back Noshir Contractor to the Northwestern University campus after spending the 2017 Winter Quarter as the Distinguished WTO Visiting Scholar at the Center for Work, Technology, & Organizations (WTO) in the Department of Management Science & Engineering at Stanford University’s School of Engineering.... read more »
“Teaming at the Limit: Enhancing Team Effectiveness with Enterprise Social Media Affordances”, a paper written by SONIC lab member, Jackie Ng, in collaboration with Noshir Contractor, Paul Leonardi & Leslie DeChurch, was judged to be one of the best accepted papers (top 10%) in the 2017 Academy of Management... read more »
Currently, Brennan is working in SONIC as an undergraduate research assistant. He is an invaluable member of the CREWS project team.
Brennan will be entering the PhD program in Industrial Engineering & Management Sciences at Northwestern University in Fall 2017, and will continue to work with SONIC in his new role.... read more »
The 8th ANN-SONIC International Workshop on Network Theory is being held at the University of Southern California (USC) on March 23-24, 2017. The theme this year is “Wisdom in Networks.”
For details on program, speakers the participants for this invitational workshop please see this link.
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This new project will carry out a decadal survey on the social and behavioral sciences (SBS) in areas relevant to national security. The survey will identify opportunities that are poised to contribute significantly to the intelligence community’s analytic responsibilities. Please follow the link for the full statement... read more »
On March 13th Noshir Contractor gave a distinguished lecture titled “Some Assembly required: Organizing in the 21st century”. The event was organized by the Center for Technological and Pedagogical Innovation (CITEP – Centro de Innovación en Tecnología y Pedagogía) of the University of Buenos Aires... read more »
Congratulations to Eric Forbush, former SONIC Lab Manager and a post-baccalaureate researcher! Eric is now a graduate student at PENN, studying towards his PhD at the Annenberg School of Communication.
For the 2017 competition, NSF received over 13,000 applications, and made 2,000 award offers. We are proud of Eric for... read more »
SONIC is always committed to attracting great people to work with us. These weeks are busy with graduate recruitment events, as the applicants for the next academic year are making the final decisions about where to pursue their graduate studies. We presented four posters in the Frances Searle Building at the School of... read more »
On February 21, 2017, Noshir presented on “Testing Multitheoretical, Multilevel Hypotheses about Networks” at the Prevention Science Methodology Group (PSMG) – a weekly “virtual” grand rounds presentations that take place via recorded conference calls, accompanied by slides. These talks are organized... read more »