Posts Tagged "Social Systems Informatics"

“Connections, Connections: Student Research in Social Systems @ UM” 9/21

A Flash Talks and Networking Symposium Friday, September 21, 2018 | 4:00-6:00 PM Ungar Building, Room 230C-D | RSVP Now It is a pleasure to invite you to "Connections, Connections: Student Research in Social Systems @ UM", organized by the Center for Computational Science. We define social informatics as modeling big behavioral data to better understand the structure and dynamics of human social interaction. Students working in a...

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CCS Social Systems Informatics Members Flash Talks & Happy Hour 12/1/17

Join us for Flash Talks and Happy Hour! The second meeting of the CCS Social Systems Informatics Members will now take place (reschedule post-Hurricane-Irma from 9/8) on Friday, 12/1 in the Abess Center (Ungar Building 230C-D) from 3:00 to 5:30 PM. Please feel free to drop in during those hours.  Refreshments (beer, wine, hors d'oeuvre) will be served.  CCS SSI Members will give flash talks (approx. 5 minutes each) on what they are...

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CANCELLED:  CCS Social Systems Informatics Flash Talks Friday 9/8/17

We regret to announce that the CCS Social Systems Informatics Meeting #2 (FLASH TALKS & Happy Hour) on Friday, September 8, has to be cancelled due to the approach of Hurricane Irma. We hope you all stay safe, and we look forward to rescheduling this event at a later date. -Daniel Messinger -Athena...

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Researchers Go High-Tech to Explore the Social World of Children

Remember your earliest friends from preschool? Researchers from the University of Miami want to know how those friendships formed, and they plan to do just that through a $200,000+ grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF Award Abstract #1052736), and a nifty device that will track the movements of children at two UM centers in real time for four years. “We know that early social experiences in the classroom impact later...

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Featured Scientist – C. Hendricks Brown, PhD

Dr. C. Hendricks Brown is Director of the Social Systems Informatics focus area in the Center for Computational Science, a program that he founded in 2011.  He holds the rank of Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health, at the Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, and is Interim Director of the Prevention Science and Community Health Division in that department. Originally trained in theoretical chemistry and statistics,...

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