Our projects span social networks across industries such as biotechnology, health, polymer technologies, sport and the public sector.

We have current and past SNA projects with Boeing, CSIRO, Ausbiotech, US Department of Defence, Vichealth, Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania, the Australian Football League (AFL), and more...

 

Australian Research Council, Discovery Early Career Researcher Award. (DE160100471)

We are advancing network statistical models for social and economic behaviour.

Project timeframe: 2016-2018
Research team: Peng Wang

Australian Research Council, Discovery Project

We research collective self-regulation in complex social-ecological systems. 

Project timeframe: 2016-2018
Research team: Yoshihisa Kashima, Garry Robins, David Sewell and Orjan Boding

Swiss Platform for Advanced Scientific Computing (PASC) grant

We undertake snowball sampling and conditional estimation for exponential random graph models for large networks in high performance computing.

Project timeframe: 2015-2017
Research team: Rolf Krause, Alessandro Lomi, Garry Robins, Alex Stivala

US Department of Defence AOARD grant

We are investigating the dissemination of opinions and ideas via complex contagion on social networks.

Project timeframe: 2015-2016
Research team: Alex Stivala, Yoshi Kashima, Garry Robins, Michael Kirley

Australian Research Council, Future Fellowship FT130101201 – Complex Ties: The Role of Networks in the Commercialisation of Public Research

Project timeframe: 2014-2017
Research team: Dean Lusher

ARC LIEF Grant (LE140100148): TrISMA - Tracking Infrastructure for Social Media Analysis

Project timeframe: 2014-2015
Research team: A. Bruns, J. Burgess, J. Banks, D. Tjondronegoro, A. Dreiling, J. Hartley, T. Leaver, A. Aly, T. Highfield, R. Wilken, E. Rennie, D. Lusher, M. Allen, P Marshall, and K. Demetrious

Australian Research Council Discovery Grant – Network structure and social processes

Project timeframe: 2013-2015
Research team: Garry Robins, Philippa Pattison

Australian Research Council Discovery Grant – Co-evolutionary dynamics of culture and social structure

Project timeframe: 2013-2015
Research team: Yoshi Kashima, Garry Robins, Michael Kirley, Emi Kashima, Kim Peters

Australian Research Council, Linkage Project (LP130100366) – Participation versus performance: managing (dis)ability, gender and cultural diversity in junior sport

Project timeframe: 2013-2016
Research team: Ramon Spaaij, Karen Farquharson, Ruth Jeanes, Sean Gorman, Dean Lusher, Sue Clark, Sue McGill, Carmel Guerra

Australian Research Council, Discovery Project DP130101573 – Network structure and social processes in empirical social systems

Project timeframe: 2013-2015
Research team: Garry Robins, Philippa Pattison

Australian Research Council Discovery Grant – Co-evolutionary dynamics of culture and social structure

Project timeframe: 2013-2015
Research team: Kashima, Y., Robins G.

Australian Research Council, Discovery Grant, DP120100573 – Business Collective Action, Networks and Discourse: A Fiscal Sociology of Mining Tax Reform in Australia 

Project timeframe: 2012-2014
Research team: Michael Gilding and Shirley Leitch, Research Fellow: Liz Merlot, Research Support Officer: Vikki Bunton

Australian Research Council, Linkage Project LP100200164 – Bushfires, Social Connectedness and Mental Health

Project timeframe: 2010-2015
Research team: E. Waters, R. Bryant, P.E. Pattison, L. Gibbs, D. Forbes, L. Harms, D. Lusher, C. MacDougall

Australian Research Council, Linkage Project LP0990478 – Network dynamics and field evolution: hubs, clusters and inter-organisational ties in biotechnology

Project timeframe: 2009 – 2012
Research team: Michael Gilding, Pip Pattison, Alessandro Lomi and Anna Lavelle; Research Support Officer: Vikki Bunton; Research Assistants: Farinoush Farhadieh and Janine Pickering