October 2023: Francisco Gonzalez, Ned Westwood, Thales David Domingues Aparecido and Marina Kawamura join the lab. Welcome all!
August 2023: Isaac Cheng received a Dean's Commendation for exceptional Academic Performance, and won the Computer Science Final Year Project Prize in 2022/2023. Congratulations Isaac!
August 2023: Cameron Stackhouse received a Dean’s Commendation for exceptional Academic Performance in 2022/2023. Congratulations Cameron!
May 2023: Our paper on the Bias in the arrival of variation can dominate over natural selection in Richard Dawkins' biomorphs is now on bioRxiv!
February 2023: Our paper on the Impact of network centrality and income on slowing infection spread after outbreaks is out on Applied Network Science!
November 2022: Our paper on Heritage site-seeing through the visitor's lens on Instagram is out on the Journal of Cultural Analytics!
November 2022: Congratulations to Kien Khuong for winning the MSc Academic Award for the student with the best overall score on a Computer Science MSc Programmme! Well done Kien!
October 2022: Manju Bura, Emily Robinson, Owen Saunders, and Luiz Neves join the lab. Welcome all!
October 2022: New project: the Viu Política project, led by the CC Lab, along with Instituto Vero and the Mozilla Foundation, will produce a crowdsourced map of Brazilian election coverage on YouTube. Coverage by Folha de São Paulo and the University of Exeter.
October 2022: Congratulations to Chico on winning the Bright Futures Award for Early Career Research Impact category at the University of Exeter's Knowledge Exchange Awards!
September 2022: New paper alert! Mis- and disinformation studies are too big to fail: Six suggestions for the field’s future, out on the HKS Misinformation Review.
July 2022: Our conference paper on measuring news article similarity in multiple languages is out at SemEval 2022!
July 2022: Congratulations to Izzy Sebire for winning the Computer Science Final Year Project Prize! Well done Izzy!
June 2022: Hubert Au and Aditi Dutta presented their PhD work at the Politics and Computational Social Science (PaCSS) conference. Making the lab proud!
March 2022: Our paper on how symmetry and simplicity emerge from the algorithmic nature of evolution is out on PNAS!
February 2022: Japleen, Anis, Valeria, Kien, Tawhid, Peilin Du, Shubham, Camila, and Mohammad Ali join the lab. Welcome all!
December 2021: Coverage on the Exeter Research and Innovation blog: New research from the University of Exeter and Mozilla investigates 'YouTube Regrets'
October 2021: Poonam, Henry, Jamie, Matt, Ioan, Ruth, and Hubert join the lab. Welcome all!
September 2021: Our paper measuring the volatility of the political agenda in public opinion and news media is out on Public Opinion Quarterly!
September 2021: Congratulations to Ben Dennes for winning the MSc Academic Award for the student with the best overall score on a Computer Science MSc Programmme! Well done Ben!
August 2021: Coverage on the Washington Post: Social media algorithms determine what we see. But we can’t see them.
August 2021: Interview to Tech Policy Press: Evaluating the Efficacy of the Term "Infodemic"
July 2021: Coverage on TechCrunch: YouTube’s recommender AI still a horror show, finds major crowdsourced study.
July 2021: Coverage on Vanity Fair: Study: many youtube users regret what they’ve clicked on
July 2021: Coverage on The Verge: Mozilla’s RegretsReporter data shows YouTube keeps recommending harmful videos.
July 2021: Our paper on the "infodemic" metaphor is out on New Media & Society!
July 2021: The Mozilla YouTube Regrets Reporter is out, with a little help from the CC Lab!
July 2021: We've started a new research project on measuring change in the meaning of political terms over time, funded by Exeter's Institute for Data Science and AI. Stay tuned!
June 2021: Izzy Sebire joins the lab to work on the computational analysis of genre. Welcome Izzy!
June 2021: Kacper Łodziński joins the lab to work on natural language processing and news media. Welcome Kacper!
May 2021: Tom Bush joins the lab to work on time series analysis of news articles. Welcome!
May 2021: Jiayi Xu joins the lab to work on computational genre classification. Welcome!
May 2021: Dharmender Tathgur joins the lab to work on NLP and political speeches. Welcome!
February 2021: Ben Dennes and Jagjot Singh join the lab to work on networked narratives and framing detection. Welcome both!
February 2021: Wu Yudong joins the lab as a MSc student to study the construction of scientific knowledge during the COVID-19 pandemic. Welcome!
February 2021: Jaison John joins the lab as a MSc student. He will be working on document summarisation, being co-supervised by Alex Pavlides from Adarga AI. Welcome Jaison!
January 2021: Chico joins the University of Exeter and the CC Lab is born!