CIVICA Research Blog

CIVICA Research gathers experts from the eight-member CIVICA alliance to contribute knowledge and solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges.
This blog brings you their latest research in an accessible format as well as news from our joint research initiatives.

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Data-Driven Technologies for the Social Sciences

Towards a European Polarisation Observatory

A unique partnership under CIVICA Research aims to examine ideologies and attitudes to issues of public debate.

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Nicoletta Balbo, Bocconi University
Data-Driven Technologies for the Social Sciences

Twitter reveals our emotions throughout the pandemic

The EmoMap project, coordinated by Nicoletta Balbo, brings together scholars from Bocconi University, Hertie School and CEU to analyse the formation and evolution of emotions during such a stressful time.

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Map of the world with COVID hotspots, credit Unsplash
Data-Driven Technologies for the Social Sciences

Highlights from LSE’s CIVICA Research hackathon

The LSE Data Science Institute hosted a research hackathon in December 2021 to find out why societies have had such different experiences of COVID. Ken Benoit (LSE) explains what happened.

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