Call for Applications: Social Networks and Health Workshop
Posted: 3/30/2018 (Conference)
The Duke Network Analysis Center (DNAC) and the Duke Population Research Institute, with support from the NICHD, will be hosting a third, week-long Social Networks and Health workshop from May 14 – 18, 2018. Registration is now open at https://events.duke.edu/socialnetworks18. Registration costs $150 for the week; please register by April 15, 2018.
The Social Networks and Health workshop will cover topics in social network analysis related to studying health behaviors, including:
- Data collection
- Ego network analysis
- Diffusion and peer influence
- Communities in networks
- Respondent-driven sampling
- Network visualizations
- Statistical Models for networks (ERGM, AMEN, SOAM)
- Agent-based modeling
The workshop will also contain a substantial lab component, which will give attendees an opportunity to learn how to use the R statistical computing language to analyze networks. Last year’s presentations and labs are available online at https://dnac.ssri.duke.edu/social-networks-health-scholars-training-program.php.
Location: Duke University