SONIC News

Noshir Contractor was a plenary speaker at the Collective Intelligence Conference

Noshir Contractor gave a plenary talk in a session titled “Organizing and Organizations” at the Collective Intelligence Conference. CI is the fifth annual interdisciplinary conference dedicated to advancing our understanding of collective intelligence and the workings of groups. The conference took place at... read more »

 

Congratulations to Brennan Antone for graduating with a BS and starting the Ph.D. program !!!

Congratulations to Brennan Antone for graduating with a BS and starting the Ph.D. program !!!

Congratulations to Brennan Antone for graduating with a BS in Industrial Engineering & Management Sciences (IEMS) and a minor in Psychology at Northwestern and joining the Ph.D. program in IEMS at Northwestern this Fall. Welcome back!!!    read more »

 

Congratulations to Dr. Aaron Schecter for graduating and starting a faculty position!

Congratulations to Dr. Aaron Schecter for graduating and starting a faculty position!

Congratulations to SONIC member, Dr. Aaron Schecter for graduating with a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering & Management Sciences at Northwestern and starting as an assistant professor in the Department of Management Information Systems at the Terry College of Business, University of Georgia!!! Dr. Aaron Schecter at... read more »

 

Noshir conducted a workshop at the 2017 SciTS Conference

Noshir Contractor was a lead facilitator of a workshop at the Science of Team Science (SciTS) Conference in Clearwater Beach, FL, held on June 12-14, 2017. Network Perspectives to Understand and Enable Team Science  Description: In this workshop, attendees will be introduced to the basics of social network theories,... read more »

 

Congratulations to Sophia Fu, Michelle Shumate, and Noshir Contractor for a top paper award!

One of the SONIC papers, presented at the 67th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA) on May 25-29 in San Diego, CA., received a Top 4 Paper Award in the Organizational Communication Division. Fu, Sophia, Shumate, Michelle, & Contractor, Noshir. Collective Innovation Adoption across Interorganizational... read more »

 

SONIC papers presented at the XXXVII Sunbelt Conference in Beijing, China.

Four SONIC papers were presented at the XXXVII Sunbelt Conference of the International Network for Social Network Analysis (INSNA), held on May 30th, 2017 – June 4th, 2017 in Beijing, China.   Title: Higher Visibility, Better Performance: Peer Pressure Enabled by Enterprise Social Media. Authors: Hui Li (Fudan University),... read more »

 

Nebula – a finalist for the IMS Global Consortium Learning Impact Award

Nebula was selected as a finalist for the IMS Global Consortium Learning Impact Award that was held on May 16-19 2017. Most of the competition was professional educational tech applications. See the full list of Winners of the 2017 Learning Impact Awards here, where Nebula is listed among the 2017 Honorable Mentions. Congratulations... read more »

 

Diego Gomez-Zara wil present at ICA 2017

On May 28th, the Ph.D. student Diego Gómez-Zará presented his research on social movements at the 67th conference of the International Communication Association (ICA). This year, the conference was hosted in San Diego, USA. Diego presented on “The Role of Social Movement Organizations in Twitter: Evidence From the Chilean... read more »

 

Leslie DeChurch will present at the Mars Mission Social Sciences Workshop

On may 30th, 2017 Leslie DeChurch will present at the Mars Mission Social Sciences Workshop at the Buzz Aldrin Space Institute in Cape Canaveral, FL. The title of her paper, co-authored with Noshir Contractor and Michael Schultz, is SCALE: Shared cognitive architecture for long-term exploration.  read more »

 

SONIC members presenting at the 2017 ICA in San Diego, CA

SONIC members presenting at the 2017 ICA in San Diego, CA

Noshir Contractor and two SONIC graduate students: Diego Gomez Zara, and Zachary Gibson are going to present at the 67th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA) on May 25-29 in San Diego, CA. One of the papers, co-authored by Noshir Contractor, will be presented at the Top Paper Panel for... read more »