1/16/20 R for the Social Sciences: a new workshop by UF Carpentries Club will be held at the University of Florida on February 10-11, 2020. More information here and here.

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12/18/19 ‣ Social network research for migration studies: submit your abstract for our organized session at Sunbelt 2020 (Paris, June 2-7, 2020) — deadline January 31, 2020. With Başak Bilecen, Marian-Gabriel Hâncean, Renáta Hosnedlová and Tommaso Vitale.

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12/15/19 ‣ Network analysis and the Science of Science: submit your abstract for our organized session at Sunbelt 2020 (Paris, June 2-7, 2020) — deadline January 31, 2020. With Aliakbar Akbaritabar, Christopher McCarty and Flaminio Squazzoni.

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12/5/19 ‣ My next workshop on egocentric network analysis with R is scheduled for INSNA Sunbelt 2020 in Paris (June 2-7, 2020).

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11/29/19 ‣ Detecting and modeling personal network overlap: new article out in Sociological Methods & Research.

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11/20/19 ‣ A network intervention for scientific collaboration and productivity: new article out in Social Networks.

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11/4/19 ‣ Structure in personal networks: new article out in Network Science.

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9/1/19 ‣ Congratulations to Tom Smith for being awarded a Graduate Student Fellowship by the UF Informatics Institute for his research on criminal behavior and social support!

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8/20/19 ‣ Congratulations to Till Krenz for receiving a UF Informatics Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship to do research and software development on social determinants of scientific productivity and impact.

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8/1/19 ‣ Happy to be at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association (New York, August 10-13) to present our research on social networks and health among immigrants in the San Francisco Bay Area; and at the 2019 Conference of the European Sociological Association (Manchester, UK, August 10-23) to present a new survey study on social support in the Roma immigrant community in France.

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7/15/19 ‣ Congratulations to David Cañarte for being awarded a Leonardo Fellowship by the UF One Health Center of Excellence to research migration and health disparities in the US and Europe.

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5/5/19 ‣ Registrations are open for my next two workshops on egocentric network analysis with R at the XXXIX INSNA Sunbelt (June 18-23 in Montreal, Canada) and at the 10th Barcelona Summer Course on Personal Networks (July 1-5 at the Autonomous University of Barcelona).

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4/16/19 ‣ Happy and grateful to receive the UF Center for European Studies (CES) Course Enhancement Award to teach about migration in Europe at the University of Florida, and the CES Faculty Travel Grant to present findings from research on Roma migration to France with David Cañarte and Tommaso Vitale.

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3/20/19 ‣ Congratulations to our graduate students at F3S for organizing another great Annual Conference of the Social Sciences! The conference will be on March 23 at the UF Reitz Union (program). I’m happy to participate and teach a brief workshop on social network analysis at the conference.

3/10/19 ‣ Honored and thankful to read enthusiastic reviews of our new book on personal network research by Barry Wellman, Claude Fischer, Mario Small, Ken Frank, Kayla de la Haye, Bernie Hogan, and Leslie Echols — some of the scholars who have taught me the most in sociology and social network analysis.

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1/7/19 ‣ I’ll give a talk on social network analysis in migration, health, and science studies for the One Health Talk Series on Tuesday, January 15.

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8/25/18 ‣ The journal club on Social Networks and Relational Sociology will start next week at the UF Department of Sociology and Criminology & Law: more information here.

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7/5/18 ‣ New article out: Integrating spatial and network data for community-based health research, with Jeanne-Marie Stacciarini and Liang Mao.

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6/3/18 ‣ Creative solutions to elusive data: a short article with Tom Smith for the UF Bureau of Economic and Business Research (post here).

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4/8/18 ‣ Registration is open for my workshop on ego-network analysis with R at the next INSNA international Sunbelt conference on social network analysis: more information here.

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1/13/18 ‣ Collecting Big Data on a small budget: a short article with Ryan Thomson for the UF Bureau of Economic and Business Research (post here).

11/2/17 ‣ Can social networks explain and facilitate progress in HIV prevention? A new NIH-funded project with collaborators at the University of Miami aims to answer this question (post here).

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9/1/17 ‣ Identifying scientific communities at a research university analyzing longitudinal collaboration data: new article out on Plos One (post here).

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5/24/17 ‣ My next workshops on social network analysis with R: Autonomous University of Barcelona and Catholic University of Louvain (post here).

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2/25/17 ‣ Launching RSSIG, an R interest group for University of Florida social scientists (post here).

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10/25/16 ‣ I’ll give a talk at the UF Informatics Institute this week about mapping scientific collaboration networks at the University of Florida (post here).

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10/4/16 ‣ Personal networks and immigrant incorporation: new article out on Social Networks (post here).

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5/23/16 ‣ Coming soon: three days of seminars and workshops on social networks and health disparities at the University of Puerto Rico (post here).

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1/6/16 ‣ Registration is open for my workshop on egocentric network analysis with R at the XXXVI INSNA Sunbelt conference (post here).

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11/15/15 ‣ I’ll participate in a seminar on social network analysis in studies of migration and environmental disasters at the University of Bari, Italy (post here).

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9/15/15 ‣ Data & code: Testing networkD3 to visualize your own collaboration ego-network (post here).

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7/15/15 ‣ This month I’ll teach at the HEAT Ethnographic Field School in Tallahassee, FL, an NSF-funded summer school in collaboration between the University of Florida and the Health Equity Alliance of Tallahassee (post and photos here).

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6/25/15 ‣ Coming soon: Summer course on theory, methods and applications of personal networks at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain (more info here).

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6/23/15 ‣ egoR, an R package for the management and analysis of egocentric network data, is now on github (post here).

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6/20/15 ‣ Happy to be part of the Viszard session on network data visualization at the next Sunbelt conference on social network analysis (post here).

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6/15/15 ‣ Coming soon: Ego-network analysis workshops at the 2015 Sunbelt conference on social network analysis (post here).

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1/30/15 ‣ Our first web-app for analyzing and visualizing collaboration networks at the University of Florida is online on the website of the UF Bureau of Economic and Business Research (post here).