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Research Roundup

University of Michigan School of Information faculty and PhD students are creating and sharing knowledge that helps build a better world. Here are some of their recent publications. 

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UMSI Research Roundup. 10th International Conference on Computational Social Sciences (2024). Check out UMSI faculty and PhD student publications.

UMSI at IC2S2 2024: Posters, Talks and Panels


UMSI research at the IC2S2 2024 conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania July 17-20. 

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UMSI Research. "Misgendered During Moderation: A Meta Oversight Board case." Samuel Mayworm, PhD student. Oliver Haimson, Assistant Professor.

Study: Transgender and nonbinary social media users experience disproportionate content removals on social media


A new paper by UMSI researchers Samuel Mayworm and Oliver Haimson studies the consequences of biased social media content moderation decisions. 

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UMSI Research Roundup. Service Robots in Restaurants, Social Media and Job Market Success. Check out UMSI faculty and PhD student publications.

Service Robots in Restaurants | Social Media and Job Market Success: UMSI Research Roundup


Recent UMSI faculty and PhD student publications. 

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First Paper Friday. David Gamba. PhD Student. Exit Ripple Effects: Understanding the Disruption of Socialization Networks Following Employee Departures. WWW'24 Proceedings of the ACM on Web Conference.

First Paper Friday: David Gamba


UMSI PhD student David Gamba’s first published paper explores the communication dynamics of remaining employees following large employment departures. 

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UMSI News, Awards & Honors: June 2024


UMSI researchers are recognized nationally and internationally for their outstanding work. Read about their recent accomplishments. 

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Recent publications by UMSI faculty and PhD students. ACM FAccT Conference and ICWSM 2024. Recent publications by UMSI faculty and PhD students.

FAcct 2024 and ICWSM: UMSI Research Roundup


UMSI research and workshops for the 2024 FAcct conference, as well as the AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media. 

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UMSI News.

UMSI well-represented at CNIL Privacy Research Day in France


The international event brings together researchers from around the world to present on privacy and data protection. 

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Where do Nextdoor communities exist—and what do they talk about?


A new study by UMSI doctoral student Megan Brown provides new data about Nextdoor, America's most popular hyperlocal platform.  

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UMSI Research. Author mentions in science news reveal widespread disparities across name-inferred ethnicities. Misha Teplitskiy, assistant professor. Davig Jurgens, associate professor.

Study: Author mentions in science news reveal widespread disparities


A new paper by UMSI assistant professor Misha Teplitskiy and associate professor David Jurgens finds researchers with non-Anglo names are written out of science journalism in the U.S. 

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Prioritizing equity among the great challenges of AI, says U-M expert on national panel


As generative AI becomes ubiquitous, scientists are raising the alarm on equity concerns. 

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