We are pleased to welcome the new senior researchers Michal Bojanowski and Gergő Havadi have recently joined our research team.
The ERC published the results of the 2014 ERC Consolidator Grant call. The proposal of Károly Takács with the acronym EVILTONGUE is listed among the winners. Details here.
The paper of Zsófia Boda and Bálint Néray, titled Inter-Ethnic Friendship and Negative Ties in Secondary School has now been accepted for publications in the journal Social Networks (IF: 2.138).
The Consolidator Grant proposal of Károly Takács is listed among the projects for funding by ERC
Internship program for next semester is open for application until 6 February 2015. For more information please visit the Hungarian version of our site: http://recens.tk.mta.hu/hu
Beáta Oborny: United we stand, divided we fall? Modularity and adaptive growth in biological organisms (20 January 2015, 15:00)
MTA TK PTI (1014 Budapest, Országház utca 30.)
Patchiness of the environment is a common challenge to all living organisms. Essential resources, e.g. water or food, are heterogeneously distributed in space, and can change over time. The task is to maximize resource uptake under two constraints...
We are pleased to welcome the new senior researchers Tamás Keller and Jeromos Vukov have recently joined our research team.
R course were organized by the Research Center in the topic of static and dynamic analysis of social networks
An introduction course had taken place Between 3rd and 5th of December the topic of the static and dynamic analysis of social networks were led by András Vörös, research assistant at Scientific Section of Network Research of the Institute of Sociology and graduated Phd student at Oxford University (Nuffield College). András is an expert user of the network specified package RSiena in R. He also contribute to the edition of the RSieana user guide book with his doctoral supervisor Tom Snijders.
This paper argues that grades cannot be interpreted only as a reward for a given academic achievement, but they also reflect teachers’ ratingsof pupils. Relative within-classroom differences in grades therefore contain valuable information about pupils’ own – usually unknown – ability, and could have an effect on subsequent academic achievement.
The presentation concerns social science dynamics. Recently, a new international publication trend has been emerging among – mathematically oriented – sociologist: they have begun publishing their sociological results in physics outlets. As a preceding event, natural scientists, most prominently statistical physicists, had been evading certain social science domains.