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Per Block's Scientific Reports paper receives media attention

23 Aug 16. Per Block gave an interview about his recent  paper on mice networks (Lopes et al., 2016) in the Deutschlandfunk. The same paper is featured in the Washington Post: Mice quarantine themselves when sick — a lesson for us all.

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Open positions

We are looking for a postdoctoral researcher and a PhD student studying "social networks through time"

The PhD project and the postdoctoral research project will investigate the dynamics of social networks from a multidisciplinary perspective. Applications are possible until October 15, 2016. The preferred starting date of both positions is early 2017.

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Social networks course

Recent Debates in Social Networks Research

In the autumn term 2016 we teach a course about different subject-specific approaches to social networks research.

Social Networks research is a highly interdisciplinary fields. For example, scholars in Sociology, Psychology, Political Sciences, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics and Statistics contribute to the development of theories and methods. This course aims at understanding, comparing and structuring recent debates in the field of Social Networks.

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