Posts Tagged "Social Systems Informatics"

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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