Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

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.

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Deadline: 04/15/2018

Location: Duke University