Rob Ackland gave a presentation at the Network Science Institute, Northeastern University, USA in April. The presentation outlined preliminary findings from a joint research project with Mathieu O'Neil (University of Canberra), focusing on activism on Twitter.
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Rob Ackland and Tim Graham (University of Queensland) will be running a workshop, "Collecting and Analyzing Social Media Data Using SocialMediaLab", at the INSNA Sunbelt International Social Networks Conference, Newport Beach, California.
Researchers from the Center for Media & Social Impact at American University, New York University and the University of North Texas have published a study Beyond the hashtags: #Ferguson, #Blacklivesmatter, and the online struggle for offline justice.