New project on Population Scale Social Network Analysis (POPNET)

In the coming 5 years, Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Leiden University and the University of Amsterdam (UvA) will work together on a project with the aim of doing population scale social network analysis. This entails not only cutting edge computational social science research into large-scale network data, but also necessary research…

New project on Predicting Crime in Dark Web Forum Networks

A new 2-year project on the prediction will start on September 1, 2020 and is concerned with predicting crime from dark web forum networks. The project is a collaboration between the Dutch National Police as part of the “Politie en Wetenschap” funding scheme, Leiden University (Faculty of Law, Criminology and…

MISDOOM Symposium on Misinformation in Online Media in Leiden in April 2020

The 2nd Multidisciplinary International Symposium on Disinformation in Open Online Media (MISDOOM), discussing topics such as fake news, social bots, disinformation, filter bubbles, virality and deep fake will take place in Leiden from April 20-22, 2020. It aims to bring together researchers in different fields studying misinformation on the web.…