Are you interested in the inaugural VOX-Pol Next Generation Network Conference?
February 8, 2024
VOX-Pol Next Gen Conference – Call for Papers and Participants The VOX-Pol Next Generation Network invites early career researchers to submit papers for, and participate in, a new one-day conference on June 17th, 2024, immediately preceding the annual TASM conference. Hosted at Swansea University by VOX-Pol’s new Next Gen Network, this event offers a unique ...
VOX-Pol Summer School 2024: Call for Participants
January 23, 2024
VOX-Pol Summer School ’24 – Call for Participants 10 – 14 June 2024, Swansea University, Singleton Campus Course Directors: Prof. Maura Conway; Prof. Stuart MacdonaldAcademic Lead: Dr Joe Whittaker Swansea University is delighted to, once again, host the VOX-Pol Summer School in 2024. This week-long course will run from Monday 10 to Friday 14 June ...
New VOX-Pol report: The Last Twitter Census
January 23, 2024
The newest VOX-Pol Publication, The Last Twitter Census by JM Berger, is now available free-to-access on the VOX-Pol Publications page. This report compares two large random samples of Twitter accounts that tweet in English: one taken just before Elon Musk acquired Twitter in October 2022, and one taken three months later, in January 2023. It also examines several related ...
Webinar Series: Through The Looking Glass
October 10, 2023
The webinar series Through the Looking Glass: How To Incorporate Visual Material Within Research, begins on Friday 20 October and runs until Wednesday 29 November. The series features VOX-Pol members and institutions, and is free and open to all. The webinar series is hosted by the National Centre for Research Methods and organised by the ...
The VOX-Pol Guest Lecture Series, Autumn 2023
October 6, 2023
VOX-Pol is pleased to share the Autumn 2023 Guest Lecture Series on our YouTube Channel. The lectures are freely available for use in teaching and research, and we encourage our viewers to share them with your own networks. Introductory lecture Presenters: Stuart Macdonald, VOX-Pol Coordinator, and Jonathan Collins, VOX-Pol NextGen Network. Title: An Introduction to ...
The Top Five Most-Read VOX-Pol Blog Posts of 2023
August 30, 2023
The VOX-Pol Blog publishes weekly articles on the topic of online extremism and terrorism. This year’s VOX-Pol Blog posts have covered issues with a global reach, such as incels, the far right, disinformation, online regulations, and platforms. The Blog also covered research-related concerns such as researcher welfare and interdisciplinary collaboration. This year we featured four book ...
The VOX-Pol Publication Series In Print
June 1, 2023
The VOX-Pol Publication Series is available free to read online on our publications page, and we are pleased offer printed copies free of charge. Email with your address and the number of copies you’d like to receive. Reports available on request are: Online Extremism and Terrorism Researchers’ Security, Safety, and Resilience: Findings from the ...
REASSURE Report Available in Hard Copy
April 12, 2023
In March 2023, the latest report in the VOX-Pol Publication Series was published online. We are pleased to announce that the report, titled Online Extremism and Terrorism Researchers’ Security, Safety, and Resilience: Findings from the Field, is now available in hard copy. If you would like a printed copy, please email your request to ...
VOX-Pol Members Attend Major Counter-Terrorism Conference at Europol HQ
March 21, 2023
VOX-Pol Coordinator, Professor Stuart Macdonald, and VOX-Pol Members Dr Ashley Mattheis and Dr Joe Whittaker presented at the fourth Annual Conference of the European Counter-Terrorism Centre (ECTC) Advisory Network on Terrorism and Propaganda, at the Europol Headquarters in The Hague. The conference was a closed-door event, designed to facilitate the transfer of academic knowledge and ...
New VOX-Pol Publication: Extremism and Terrorism Researchers’ Security, Safety, and Resilience
March 7, 2023
VOX-Pol is pleased to present the latest report in its publication series, titled Online Extremism and Terrorism Researchers’ Security, Safety, and Resilience: Findings from the Field and authored by Elizabeth Pearson, Joe Whittaker, Till Baaken, Sara Zeiger, Farangiz Atamuradova, and Maura Conway. The Researcher Security, Safety and Resilience project (REASSURE) launched in 2020 to document ...