On August 24-28, 2015, the St. Petersburg campus of the Higher School of Economics hosted the 9th Russian Summer School on Information Retrieval. LINIS was the local organizers, and the event was sponsored by Yandex, Mail.Ru, Google, JetBrains, Rambler, RFBR, ESF, and HSE.
Computational social science is to design better societies. That is what Alex Pentland, the founder of MIT Media Lab said in his keynote speech at the most representative conference on computational social science organized by Aalto university in Helsinki in June 2015. “We were extremely lucky to have been accepted to this conference, said Sergei Koltcov, deputy director of LINIS.
Laboratory for Internet Studies, Higher School of Economics, is happy to announce a new postdoc position for the year 2015/16, application deadline: March 31, 2015
On November 2014, Yuri Rykov, a junior researcher of LINIS, has attended a short-term internship at the University of Amsterdam supervised by of Dr. Wouter de Nooy at Amsterdam School of Communication Research.
Each year the London School of Economics opens its school for the methods of quantitative research, which on famous scientists are invited and are attracted students from all over the world. Intern researcher at LINIS Eleonora Kirkizh has participated in the school this year and has told us how it had been.
IAMCR 2014: Live Journal started buzzing about nationalism in Ukraine a year before the protests began
LINIS Senior Researcher Svetlana Bodrunova has took a part in one of the largest and most important conferences in the field of media — IAMCR 2014. This year the conference was held in Hyderabat (India), and one of the main speakers was a prominent media researcher Manuel Castells.
The Laboratory for Internet Studies (LINIS), which is the organizer of the event, has published the final program of the international conference Social Media and Social Movements.
In scope of Stanford US-Russia Forum LINIS trainee researcher Eleonora Kirkizh has presented her research at Stanford University. The project was implemented in collaboration with three other students from Canada and the United States.
The Internet has transformed the principle of forming communities, at least in the online. By this theory a researcher Tatiana Tatarchevskaya came analyzing group and user interaction on the web.