Technology and Electoral Research: Perspectives from Industry and Academia
The impact of new technologies on political behaviour
This conference is the closing event for VOTEADVICE, a four-year research project funded by the European Commission to investigate the impact of new technologies on political behaviour. The scientific objectives of VOTEADVICE have been to produce research related to how new technologies and social media influence political and social behaviour. In order to achieve this aim the Research Network developed and applied techniques for the analysis of non-probability samples, online surveys and experiments and eye tracking tools.
|A College of Social Sciences and International Studies conference|
|Date||20 February 2018|
|Time||9:30 to 17:00|
|Place||The Nuffield Foundation. 28 Bedford Square, Fitzrovia, London WC1B 3JS|
|Provider||College of Social Sciences and International Studies|
Attendance is free and open to the general public, but participants are required to register in advance. You may RSVP using this link
The research leading to these results has received funding from the People Programme (Marie Curie Actions) of the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme FP7/2007-2013/ under REA grant agreement n° 60808.
Panel: Current work on Voting Advice Applications (VAAs) and informartion effects
Mapping Parties and Voters on VAA-derived Political Landscapes
The Human Touch –Combining VAAs with Structured Discussion in Classrooms and Public Spaces
Filtering Algorithms and Persuasion: An Observational Study using Election Compass UK 2017
Panel: Case studies
Electoral dynamics in France and Turkey.
Dimensionality of the Political Space across First and Second Order Elections - Evidence from Turkey
Panel: Using Voting Advice Application-generated data to study comparative voting behaviour
Measuring issue congruence in different electoral settings
Analysing the role of socio-economic insecurity in recent electoral outcomes: a four-country comparison
Proxy Diplomatic Conflict as Means of Winning an Election: the Case of 2017 Dutch-Turkish Diplomatic Strife
Technology and the 2017 Snap elections
Mariam Cook (Position Dial, Southampton) and Carl Miller (Demos)
Guest speaker: Matt Morley (Savvy) on insights from GE2017.com
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The Nuffield Foundation. 28 Bedford Square, Fitzrovia, London WC1B 3JS