WELCOME TO THE SMARTTLAB

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

NEWS

What’s new at the SMARTTLab?

It’s been a while since you heard from us—we’ve been busy at the SMARTTLab! In the last two years, we’ve supported students and professors inside and outside the School of Journalism by gathering social media data and analytics. One of our most rewarding jobs is...

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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