Come Worrk with Us

Come Work With Us! Postdoctoral Associate in Learning Analytics & Social Media

The Social Media Lab at Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada is seeking a highly motivated and creative postdoctoral candidate to engage in innovative research in learning analytics and social media, including analyses related to studying formal and informal learning that occurs in social media and MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses). The broad goal of the position is to[…]

Anatoliy Gruzd

Social Media Lab Director to Speak at the Annenberg School For Communication at the University Of Pennsylvania

The Director of the Ryerson Social Media Lab, Dr. Anatoliy Gruzd will be giving a seminar today and conducting a workshop tomorrow at the Annenberg School For Communication at the University Of Pennsylvania. The seminar (APRIL 9, 2015 12:00PM – 01:30PM) is on the “Use Of Social Media During The 2014 Crisis In Ukraine.” During a crisis like the one[…]


#Ethics in 140 Characters: The Use of Twitter to Talk About Doing the Right Thing – A #SocialMedia Lab Guest Talk

Please join us at the Ryerson Social Media Lab’s seminar on March 27 at 2:15 for a guest talk by Dr. Chris MacDonald and Dr. Chris Gibbs (Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University) on “The Use of Twitter to Talk About Doing the Right Thing.” This talk is part of the Social Media Lab[…]

digital communication

A Visual Roadmap to Social Media Success: An Analysis of the 2015 ‘#BellLetsTalk’ Initiative on Twitter

The Social Media Lab is excited to announce our collaboration with Drs. Alla Kushniryk & Amy Thurlow and their team at the Mount Saint Vincent University on their new project entitled “A visual roadmap to success: An analysis of the two-way communication in the social media space” funded by the Communications + Public Relations Foundation. This project[…]

Guest Talk: Strategic opinion leaders: A “just-in-time” approach to a politically informed citizenry

Join us on Friday, February 27, at 2:15 for the guest talk by Elizabeth Dubois (University of Oxford’s Internet Institute) on political opinion leaders on social media. The talk is hosted by the Social Media Lab at Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University. See details below.   Title: Strategic opinion leaders: A “just-in-time” approach[…]

Social Media & Society Conference

CFP: 2015 Social Media & Society Conference Toronto, Canada July 27-29, 2015 #SMSociety15

We are pleased to release the Call for Proposals for the 2015 Social Media and Society Conference to be held in Toronto, Canada on July 27-29, 2015. The Conference invites scholarly and original submissions that build on the previous work and critically evaluate the role of social media for social and political change, community engagement,[…]