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Call for presentations: Preconference on Politics and Computational Social Science, Aug 29 @ Northeastern University

Written on June 4, 2018 at 8:25 pm, by

The data and methodologies available to social scientists have exploded with the emergence of vast archives of passive data collection, large scale online experimentation, and innovative uses of simulation. These data are of a larger magnitude and methods are of a greater computational complexity than approaches that have dominated political science for the last 50  Continue Reading »

2018 Spring Conference: “Fake News/Real Knowledge.”

Written on April 14, 2018 at 8:35 am, by

On March 16, the NULab hosted its second annual conference on the theme “Fake News/Real Knowledge: Histories, Structures, and Futures.” The interdisciplinary conference highlighted work from faculty, graduate students, and research collaborators. Yochai Benkler, Berkman Professor of Entrepreneurial Legal Studies at Harvard Law School and faculty co-director of the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and  Continue Reading »

10/06/2016 Faculty Works-in-Progress: Imke Reimers

Written on October 6, 2016 at 1:29 pm, by

Digitization, Disintermediation, and the Supply of New Products Time: 3:30 to 4:30 Location: 909 Renaissance Park Sponsored By: Presented by the CSSH Dean’s Office and the Northeastern Humanities Center Contact: nuhumanities@neu.edu Speaker:Imke Reimers Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, College of Social Sciences and Humanities Imke Reimers joined Northeastern in 2014 as an assistant professor of  Continue Reading »

Volunteer Science Project

Written on September 10, 2014 at 6:11 pm, by

Volunteer Science is an online platform enabling anyone to participate in social science research.  The goal of Volunteer Science is to build a thriving community of research participants and social science researchers for Massively Open Online Social Experiments (“MOOSEs”).  The architecture of Volunteer Science has been built to be open to researchers, transparent to participants,  Continue Reading »

Women Writers Project

Written on October 20, 2013 at 8:06 pm, by

Viral Networks in 19th-Century U.S. Newspapers

Written on October 20, 2013 at 7:25 pm, by

OUR MARATHON, The Boston Bombing Digital Archive

Written on October 18, 2013 at 4:08 pm, by