7/10/21 The isolation paradox: new paper out in Social Science & Medicine from a project with Başak Bilecen on personal networks and health in different migrant generations.

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6/8/21 I’ll be at the annual SISEC meeting and at the Networks 2021 conference this month to present results from research on inter-generational contact and health in an early Covid-19 epicenter in Northern Italy. Inter-generational contact is debated as a major source of Covid-19 contagion around the world. This is a project in collaboration with Federico Bianchi, Matteo Piolatto and Flaminio Squazzoni, with data from the Sociable study.

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6/4/21 The 2021 IMISCOE program is out. Our workshop/roundtable on social network methods in migration studies will be held on July 8 at 14:45 CEST (Session #133). See the program and conference/registration pages.

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5/24/21 The Networks 2021 preliminary program is now published. My workshop on egocentric analysis with R will be held on June 29 (workshop schedule). Our organized session on migration and social networks is scheduled for July 9 (preliminary schedule). Registration is open here.

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3/28/21 Beyond ethnic solidarity: the diversity and specialisation of social ties in a stigmatised migrant minority – Our new article (with David Cañarte and Tommaso Vitale) has been published today on the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies.

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1/7/21 New organized session at Networks 2021, the first INSNA/Network Science Society joint conference: Social networks and personal communities in migration and migrant incorporation. Organized by Başak Bilecen and myself. Abstract submission deadline: January 24.

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12/8/20 Covid-19, an accelerator of science? We’ll present findings from our project on Covid-19 and trends in scientific activity with UF computational linguist Kevin Tang at the University of Florida Informatics Institute on Friday 12/11 @ 12pm. Details and registration here.

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12/1/20 Great minds think alike, or do they often differ? Our new article on research topic overlap and the formation of scientific teams is out in the Journal of Informetrics.

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11/30/20 Egocentric network analysis with R — in Spanish! Materials from my yearly INSNA Sunbelt workshop are now available in Spanish in REDES – Revista hispana para el análisis de redes sociales. Thanks to Isidro Maya Jariego and José Luis Molina for working on this.

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11/18/20 Congratulations to Dr. David Cañarte for earning his PhD in sociology! David’s dissertation is the result of years of work, interdisciplinary research and international collaborations involving colleagues in sociology, economics and nursing research in the U.S. and Europe. The dissertation is entitled “Migration, social support, and health in immigrant communities: A study on Roma in France and immigrant farmworkers in Florida.” Looking forward to reading David’s published work from this research!