WELCOME TO THE SMARTTLAB

The Social Media Advanced Research Teaching and Training Lab is a new interdisciplinary centre at UBC Graduate School of Journalism. Dedicated to understanding the interplay between social networks, the media and public discourse.

NEWS

Countering Colonialism: #IdleNoMore talk at AAA conference

Prof. Candis Callison is attending the American Anthropology Association's annual meeting next week to present a paper titled, "Countering Colonialism: #Idlenomore As Emergent Middle Ground." The talk is based on research she has conducted with Prof. Alfred Hermida at...

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INITIATIVES

Photo courtesy of NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
NEWS FROM THE ARCTIC
How social media is impacting climate change discourse in Canada

Photo by Steve
#IDLENOMORE DISSENT
Social media as a tool to contest dismissive framing by mainstream media   

PEOPLE

Alfred Hermida
Director
Candis Callison
Director
Brittany Duggan
Research Assistant
Sophie Woodrooffe
Research Assistant