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Noshir Contractor delivered a keynote at the 14th IFIP Working Conference on Virtual Enterprise PRO-VE’13 in Dresden, Germany on October 1, 2013
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Noshir Contractor presented “Can big data motivate new social science theories and methods?” at the Big D.A.T.A (Data And Theory Advancement) Workshop organized by the Science and Technology Branch of the National Cancer Institute on September 19, 2013
Noshir Contractor delivered the opening keynote at the 11th International Conference on Business Process Management in Beijing on Aug 27, 2013
The title of the keynote was: Moneyball for nanoHUB: Theory-driven and Data-driven Approaches to understand the Formation and Success of Software Development Teams For more information click here.
Noshir Contractor presented a lecture organized at the University of Oxford by the Said Business School and by the Complex Agent-Based Dynamic Networks (CABDyn) Complexity Centre on Jun 14
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Contractor presented a seminar titled “Some Assembly Required: Organizing in the 21st Century” at Northwestern University, Qatar, on Dec 2, 2012
SONIC members Sneha Narayan and Noshir Contractor participated in a workshop on “Climate Change and Sustainability Communication- New Tools and Trends” held on December 1, 2012 at Northwestern University Qatar.
The event was associated with the annual meeting of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, COP 18, being held in Doha, Qatar. For more information see: http://bit.ly/cop18-NU-Q
Contractor to discuss recommender systems for research networking at a Clinical & Translational Science Awards Strategic Meeting on October 12, 2012 in Rockville, MD
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SONIC researcher Yun Huang and lab director Noshir Contractor will present their paper entitled “Understanding and Enabling Network Dynamics in Virtual Communities” in San Antonio on August 16th. The presentation will be at the symposium on Dynamics of Virtual Organizations at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management.
Help SONIC Lab researchers study teamwork by playing a computer game!
This research study investigates how teams work together to solve complex problems. Participants are asked to attend a session at SONIC Lab where they play a strategy-based multi-player PC game. No prior experience or personal equipment is necessary; we train and equip all participants during the session.
If you wish to participate in the MTS Study, please carefully read all the following information before registering for a session.
- Registration is open to English speakers between 16-35 years of age.
- If you have participated in the MTS study previously, or any SONIC-affiliated study, you are NOT eligible to participate again.
- The session lasts approximately 3.5 hours, between 5:45-9:30 PM.
- Participants will receive a $35 prepaid card..
- Participants that reside in a NON-Evanston zip code are eligible for a travel stipend in the form of a $15 prepaid card.
- NON-Evanston residents must REQUEST the travel stipend and present PROOF-OF-RESIDENCE IN A NON-Evanston zip code when they check-in
- Accepted forms of Proof-of-Residence include:
- Mail addressed to you from the last 365 days
- Your current lease?
- An Illinois State ID
- NOTE: An Out-of-state ID will NOT be accepted as Proof-of-Residence
- All participants need a government issued ID in order for us to verify your name and age
- NOTE: a student ID is NOT sufficient
- Northwestern students under 18 must bring their Northwestern WildCARD to participate.
- Non-Northwestern students under 18 must present a signed Parental Consent Form upon arrival.
- The session will take place at the SONIC Lab, room 1-459 in the Francis Searle Building. There will be a research assistant in the lobby to direct you when you arrive.
- Please let us know if you must cancel your appointment at least 24hrs in advance!
To Sign Up:
To participate on Thursday July 30th, 2015, or Wednesday August 5th, 2015, sign up here.
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This study is conducted by Professor Noshir Contractor, School of Communication, and was approved by Northwestern University’s IRB [STU00031942].