SENSEable study uses network data to show communication patterns and social divisions

Submitted by Ezra Glenn on Thu, 12/19/2013 - 2:41pm

Many residents of Britain, Italy, and Belgium imagine there to be a kind of north-south divide in their countries, marking a barrier between different social groups and regional characteristics. Now a new study by MIT researchers reveals that such divides can be seen in the patterns of communication in those countries and others.

DUSP Alum Wins National Young Talent Award in Spain

Submitted by Ezra Glenn on Thu, 12/12/2013 - 10:04am

The Government of Catalonia and the Catalan Foundation for Research and Innovation (FCRI) have awarded the National Young Talent Award for Research to Isabelle Anguelovski (PhD 2011), Senior Researcher and Principal Investigator at the Institute of Environmental Science and Technology (ICTA) within the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB). Isabelle Anguelovski specializes in issues of poverty and environmental inequities.