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CDT students showcase their research at WebSci’19

Published: 16 July 2019
WebSci'19
WebSci'19

The 11th ACM Web Science conference (WebSci’19) took place at Northeastern University in Boston from 30 June to 3 July with the theme of "Synergies for the Good: The Web and Society”. This annual event attracts an international audience and offers researchers from multiple disciplines the opportunity to discuss a wide range of topical social and technical topics.

This annual event attracts an international audience and offers researchers from multiple disciplines the opportunity to discuss a wide range of topical social and technical topics.

This year’s programme included sessions about Web content and emotional well-being; fairness and equality on the Web; user behaviour, prediction studies and information diffusion; and fake news, non-human actors and misbehaviour on the Web.

Seven CDT students were selected to present their latest interdisciplinary research at the PhD Symposium.  Their topics covered:

  • Entrepreneur Interactions and Relations when using Digital Platforms
  • Investigating populist engagement online
  • Authoring Digital Interactive Narratives
  • Reviewing Patient Information Leaflets for UK Clinical Trials in the UK
  • Teacher Voice in the Social Web
  • Assessing performance in a gaming environment
  • The role of technology in negotiating work boundaries for social media practitioners

To read their blogs please visit our Blog page.

The 2020 ACM Web Science conference will be hosted by the WSI at the University of Southampton.

 

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Justyna Jonak presenting her research Poster
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Keisha Taylor discussing her research
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Fernando Santos-Sanchez
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Sofia Kitromili
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Kiesha Taylor
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Justyan Jonak
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Sarah Hewitt
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Chira Tochia
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Northeastern University, Boston
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Phd Symposium attendees
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View from the Charles River, Boston

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