Breakfast meeting - Anders Olof Larsson
Updated: Feb 21
Location : Tollbugata 17
Time: 10 AM - 11:00 AM
Date : 11 February 2022
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We are having a breakfast meeting with Anders Olof Larsson! Anders will give a talk about one of his research projects where he uses data from APIs, that are then processed in R and Tableau. This talk will be quite interesting for those who are interested in journalism studies and political communication, and how data analytic tools can be used to supplement research.
Anders Olof Larsson (PhD, Uppsala University, 2012) is Professor at the Department of Communication, Kristiania University College. Larsson was previously a Postdoctoral Fellow working in the Social media and Agenda-Setting in election campaigns project at the Department of Media and Communication, University of Oslo. During his PhD work, which was funded by The Swedish Research School of Management and Information Technology, Larsson took part in the 2011 Oxford Internet Institute Summer Doctoral Programme.
His PhD thesis – “Doing Things in Relation to Machines – Studies on Online Interactivity” (pdf) – was awarded the 2012 Börje Langefors award (for best Swedish thesis within the field of Informatics) and the 2012 FSMK Doctoral Dissertation award (for best Swedish thesis within the field of media and communication studies). Anders Olof Larsson’s research interests include the use of online interactivity and social media by societal institutions and their audiences, journalism studies, political communication and methodology, especially quantitative and computational methods. As of July 2021, Larsson’s work has been cited 3812 times, resulting in an h-index of 32 and an i10-index of 56. In June of 2017, Larsson was ranked as among the top 100 most productive researchers in Norway.
Below is a recording of the session.