A group of researchers from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock are studying how the mass migration of refugees from Middle Eastern and North African countries into Europe has created a shift in the migrant narrative in online communication.

Research explores how online narratives on refugees shift over time

A group of researchers from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock are studying how the mass migration of refugees from Middle Eastern and North African countries into Europe has created a shift in the migrant narrative in online communication.  Continue reading “Research explores how online narratives on refugees shift over time”

Dr. Amit Saha and Dr. Nitin Agarwal

Professors publish book studying online support communities for autism

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor has co-authored a book with a UA Little Rock graduate analyzing how online communities and social media can provide stress relief for families and individuals with an autism spectrum disorder. Continue reading “Professors publish book studying online support communities for autism”

Muhammad Nihal Hussain

UA Little Rock student researcher is uncovering the secrets of the blogosphere

In February, more than 409 million people read the over 20.8 billion pages posted on WordPress.com, a popular blogging platform. Blogging remains a popular form of online communication that is growing at an exponential rate, yet few researchers have grasped the potential of data mining the blogosphere for research purposes.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock student researcher is uncovering the secrets of the blogosphere”

Team COSMOS wins Best Paper Award at conference

A group of University of Arkansas at Little Rock students has won the Best Paper Award from the International Academy, Research, and Industry Association (IARIA) for their paper studying blogs’ effect on the information flow of Venezuelan migration. Continue reading “Team COSMOS wins Best Paper Award at conference”

Nitin Agarwal. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

Agarwal honored as international IARIA fellow

Dr. Nitin Agarwal, Jerry L. Maulden-Entergy endowed chair and information science professor at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, was recently honored for a prestigious international fellowship for his achievements in social media and technology research. Continue reading “Agarwal honored as international IARIA fellow”

Samer Al-Khateeb

UA Little Rock doctoral student presents research on social cyber forensics

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock student has presented his research on how social cyber forensics can be used to track how online deviant groups use social media to spread propaganda and misinformation at several major international conferences this summer.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock doctoral student presents research on social cyber forensics”