News

Papers accepted at CSCW 2016
Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Dr. Spiro, along with collaborator Kate Starbird and students, have had two papers accepted to the ACM 2016 Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW). The papers are titled: "Keeping Up with the Tweet-Dashians: The Impact of ‘Official’ Accounts on Online Rumoring" and "How Information Snowballs: Exploring the Role of Exposure in Online Rumor Propagation."

Paper accepted to HICSS 2016
Friday, October 09, 2015

DataLab PhD student Li Zeng, along with Dr. Spiro and Kate Starbird, have had a paper accepted to the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS). The paper is titled: "Rumors at the Speed of Light? Modeling the Rate of Rumor Transmission during Crisis."

Inside Higher Ed
Inside Higher Ed: Men self-cite more frequently than women
Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Inside Higher Education published a news story about Jevin's collaboration with Molly King, Shelley Correll, Carl Bergstrom and Jennifer Jacquet in which they study self-citation patterns by gender in the JSTOR corpus. 

Spiro published in PLoS ONE
Monday, August 24, 2015
Dr. Hullman receives Google grant to study uncertainty visualization
Sunday, August 16, 2015

Dr. Hullman, along with Dr. Sean Munson of HCDE, received a new grant from Google to study uncertainty visualization of bus arrival time predictions on mobile interfaces. 

DataLab is hiring!
Friday, August 14, 2015

Do you have second-nature linux skills, and a love of big, messy data? Consider applying to work at the DataLab!

Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM)
Monday, August 10, 2015

Dr. Spiro will be presenting "

FiveThirtyEight: In Science, It Matters that Women Come Last
Wednesday, August 05, 2015

FiveThirtyEight published a news story that mentions Jevin's PLoS paper on gender and scholarly authorship patterns in the JSTOR corpus.  

DataLab at Social Media and Society 2015
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
DataLab Welcomes REU Students
Wednesday, July 01, 2015

This summer the DataLab will welcome new undergraduate student researchers at part of the NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates Program. Student researchers will be working under the supervision of Dr. Hullman and Dr. Spiro.

International Network for Social Network Analysis Sunbelt 2015
Monday, June 22, 2015

Dr. Spiro will be presenting "Demographic Opportunity Structures in Activity‐based Online Social Networks" at the International Network for Social Network Analysis (INSNA) Sunbelt Conference in Brighton, UK.

Spiro received new grant from Army Research Office
Friday, June 12, 2015

Dr. Spiro received a new grant from the Army Research Office Young Investigator Program to study "Mass Convergence of Attention During Crisis Events."

Information and Communications Technology and Development (ICTD2015)
Friday, May 15, 2015

Dr. Blumenstock will be presenting "Promises and Pitfalls of Mobile Money in Afghanistan: Evidence from a Randomized Control Trial" at ICTD 2015 in Singapore.

DataLab at NetMob 2015
Wednesday, April 08, 2015

DataLab faculty (Joshua Blumenstock), collaborators (Ott Toomet), and students (Raza Khan) will be presenting at NetMob 2015 in Cambridge, MA.

Invited talk at Princeton University
Friday, March 27, 2015

Dr. Blumenstock will be presenting "Measuring and Mapping Wealth and Well-Being with Passively Collected Mobile Phone Data" at Princeton University on Friday, March 27.

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