38 CPC papers @ ICA

From May 24th till May 28th the 68th ICA conference takes place in Prague. We are super proud that no less than 38 papers of CPC-members will be presented at this “High Mass” of Communication Science! Have a look at our paper presenters below: Araujo; Lock; van de Velde. A Protocol for Communication Research With Machine Vision: Using Recognition…

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Addicted to the Algorithm

Last week, Sanne Kruikemeier participated in a Tegenlicht Meet Up “Verslaafd aan het algoritme” (addicted to the algorithm) in Pakhuis de Zwijger. More information about the topic of that night and a recorded livestream can be checkd out by following this link

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Tom Dobber in the news

CPC-member Tom Dobber has been a popular interview partner regarding the Cambridge Analytica topic and the municipality elections recently; see news articles here, here, here and here. And here! Well done, Tom!

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CPC on the road

Jasper Van De Pol was on the Dutch public broadcaster talking about VAAs in the context of the upcoming municipality elections. Last Thursday Judith Möller was invited to speak at the annual debate of the royal Limburgian history and ancient history association in Maastricht about social bubbles then and now. Claes de Vreese is part of a debate Wednesday night on…

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The Mobile Lab

Bert Bakker, Claes De Vrees, Gijs Schumacher and Frans Oort have received an NWO Investment Grant – Medium (E150,000) to establish the “Mobile Lab”. In the coming years they will create a facility to conduct lab-in-the-field studies (physiology, eye-tracking, EEG, video observations, etc.). The mobile lab will be a national facility available for all researchers at Dutch universities. Congratulations!

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ASCoR best in the world

CPC’s research institute ASCoR is ranked first in the latest QS ranking. Last year, ASCoR occupied the second place. The QS ranking is calculated on the basis of ‘academic reputation’, ’employer reputation’, ‘citations per paper’, and ‘H-score’. See the ranking here.

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Doris Graber

This week we received the sad news that Doris Graber passed away. Doris Graber was a central to the development of the political communication sub-discipline. She was the founding editor of Political Communication, our joint ICA-APSA journal. Dr Graber spent most of her career at the University of Illinois, Chicago (PhD Columbia University). She was a prolific author and…

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