A new laboratory at TSU will study how social media influence society


Tomsk State University has opened the Laboratory for Big Data Science and Social Studies. Its scientists will examine how the data of social media can be used to improve the quality of life and development of society.

— Сurrently we are thinking a lot about how the University should develop in a new time – said Eduard Galazhinsky, Rector of TSU. – Our strategic academic unit, the Institute of the Human of the Digital Era (IHDE), is intended to answer the question of how the society and the human are changing in this society. Data about these processes can be obtained from social networks, the new reality in which we live. The possibilities here are inspiring and impressive.

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