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Northwestern Hosted a One-Day Workshop for all Faculty and Students who Participated in the 3-University Graduate Seminar

Northwestern Hosted a One-Day Workshop for all Faculty and Students who Participated in the 3-University Graduate Seminar

Northwestern University hosted a one-day workshop for all faculty and students who participated in the 3-university graduate seminar that was co-taught with University of Pennsylvania and Wisconsin during the winter and spring quarter. This workshop took place on June 22, 2016. 2016... read more »

 

Noshir Presents “Some Assembly Required” for University of Florida’s CTSI Team Science Talks

Noshir Presents “Some Assembly Required” for University of Florida’s CTSI Team Science Talks

Lab Director Noshir Contractor presented his lecture “Some Assembly Required: Organizing in the 21st Century” on Oct. 26, 2015 for the Clinical and Translational Science Institute’s Team Science Talks at the University of Florida. His talk illustrated how comprehensive digital trace data provide an unprecedented... read more »

 

SONIC Alumnus Featured in NU Alumni Association Spotlight Series

SONIC Alumnus Featured in NU Alumni Association Spotlight Series

The Northwestern Alumni Association chose to highlight former SONIC Research Assistant, Neel Kunjur, for his post-college achievements at SpaceX. In his profile, Neel reflects on how his undergraduate education in McCormick prepared him to work at the cutting edge of space technology. For his full profile, check out: http://www.alumni.northwestern.edu/s/1479/02-naa/naa/naa-interior-2.aspx?sid=1479&gid=2&pgid=15063#q4  read more »

 

Alina Lungeanu Successfully Defends Dissertation: Assembly Mechanisms of Interdisciplinary Scientific Teams and Their Impact on Performance

Alina Lungeanu Successfully Defends Dissertation:  Assembly Mechanisms of Interdisciplinary Scientific Teams and Their Impact on Performance

Alina Lungeanu successfully defended her dissertation proposal titled “Assembly Mechanisms of Interdisciplinary Scientific Teams and Their Impact on Performance” on September 7th, 2015. The committee it was presented to included Noshir Contractor (chair), Darren Gergle, Brian Uzzi, Uri Wilensky, and Teresa... read more »

 

The SONIC Speaker Series: Arno Scharl on Sept. 23rd, 2015

The SONIC Speaker Series: Arno Scharl on Sept. 23rd, 2015

SONIC Lab is proud to welcome Arno Scharl, who will present a talk on Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015 at 10:00 AM in the SONIC Lab in the Frances Searle Building 1-459. All are welcome to attend. To schedule a one-on-one meeting with Dr. Scharl please schedule a time here. Please contact Meghan McCarter with any questions... read more »

 

SONIC Presentations at Sunbelt Conference

SONIC Presentations at Sunbelt Conference

SONIC Members presented at The International Sunbelt Social Network Conference in Brighton, UK on June 23– June 28, 2015. The dates, times, and locations, as well as abstracts for select presentations, can be found below.   Abstracts   A Multi-Relational Event Model for Understanding Channel Selection Aaron... read more »

 

Noshir Contractor featured as Distinguished Lecturer at the Vienna University of Technology’s PhD School Series

Noshir Contractor featured as Distinguished Lecturer at the Vienna University of Technology’s PhD School Series

Noshir Contractor gave a talk on June 9th, 2015 at the Vienna University of Technology’s PhD School Series in Vienna, Austria. The title of the series was “Current Trends in Computer Science,” and Contractor’s talk was titled “Leveraging Computational Social Science to address Grand Societal... read more »

 

Noshir Contractor gives keynote talk at NetSci Computational Social Science Conference

Noshir Contractor gives keynote talk at NetSci Computational Social Science Conference

Noshir Contractor gave a keynote talk at NetSci Computational Social Science Conference in Zaragoza, Spain on June 2nd, 2015. The title of the talk was “Leveraging Computational Social Science to address Grand Societal Challenges.” Read more about the conference here.      read more »

 

Noshir Contractor featured as Distinguished Lecturer at NC State’s Laboratory for Analytic Sciences

Noshir Contractor featured as Distinguished Lecturer at NC State’s Laboratory for Analytic Sciences

Noshir Contractor was a Distinguished Lecturer at North Carolina State University’s Laboratory for Analytic Sciences. On June 18th, 2015, he delivered a talk titled “Leveraging Computational Social Science to Address Grand Societal Challenges.” For more information and to watch a video of the talk, visit... read more »

 

Noshir Contractor, colleagues featured speakers at the Big Boulder Initiative in Boulder, CO

Noshir Contractor, colleagues featured speakers at the Big Boulder Initiative in Boulder, CO

On June 15th, 2015, at the the Big Boulder Initiative in Boulder, Colorado, Noshir Contractor and colleagues Laura Norén and Wei Wang, gave a talk that discusses How Social Data is Changing Network and Communication Science with Online Collaborative Methods. To read a report of their talk, click here.  read more »