Ruths

Study of research-paper submissions sheds new light

Published: 12Oct2012

A large-scale survey of the process for submitting research papers to scientific journals has revealed a surprising pattern: manuscripts that were turned down by one journal and published in...

Detecting Twitter users’ gender, en français

Published: 27Nov2013

With 230 million users, Twitter has become a global force in social media.  And not just in English.

Social media data pose pitfalls for studying behaviour

Published: 27Nov2014

A growing number of academic researchers are mining social media data to learn about both online and offline human behaviour. In recent years, studies have claimed the ability to predict everything...