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Institute of Advanced Studies

IAS Masterclass: Publishing Communication Research

Presented By Prof S. Shyam Sundar (Penn State)

Date: 6 November 2017
Time: 12:00-14:00
Location: Stewart Mason Building SMB.1.04

About this event

In this masterclass for postgraduate students and early career researchers Prof Sundar will discuss and provide tips publishing communication research in major international academic journals. Lunch will be provided and places are limited, please register here.

Prof. Sundar is the founder of the Media Effects Research Laboratory (Penn State), a leading facility of its kind in the country. He is a leading researcher in the psychology of communication technology and media theory, and his research investigates social and psychological effects of technological elements unique to online communication, ranging from websites to newer social and personal media. In particular, his studies experimentally investigate the effects of interactivity, navigability, multi-modality, and agency (source attribution) in digital media interfaces upon online users’ thoughts, emotions, and actions.