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Web Science-2017 in Saint-Petersburg!

We are happy to congratulate our colleagues on winning in WSTNet Web science Summer School competitive proposal procedure!

RuSSIR at LINIS

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.

Sergei Koltcov on computational social science and topic modeling

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.

Post-Doctoral Research position in the Lab

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

What can an internship at the University of Amsterdam teach students?

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.

Research Methods for the online world. The program at LSE

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 program for Social Media and Social Movements is ready

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.

LINIS intern researcher presented a research project at Stanford University

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.

Theory: the Internet has changed the basis for the emergence of communities

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.


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