• PL 18 (Unioninkatu 35)

    00014

    Finland

20072020

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Personal profile

Curriculum vitae

I am a university lecturer at the University of Helsinki, Faculty of Social Science. My interests include

  • computational social science
  • critical investigations, such as validity, reliability and practices of computational social science
  • integration of social science theory with computational social science methods
  • design research and human-computer interaction as research methods
  • pedagogy of computational social science
  • digital democracy
  • novel technology-enhanced environments that support participation
  • political power and digital systems, including critical algorithm studies
  • deeper theoretical and methodological integration between political science and human-computer interaction research (Political HCI)

I am also a member of the Digital Content Communities research group (Department of Computer Science, Aalto University) and Helsinki Institute for Information Technology HIIT.

I have a PhD in computer science and a Master's in social science. My personal website has more up-to-date info.

Education/Academic qualification

Computer Science, PhD, University of Helsinki

Award Date: 31 Jan 2018

Computer science, Bachelor of Science

Award Date: 29 Aug 2014

Political science, Master of Social Science

Award Date: 22 Jun 2011

Political Science, Bachelor of Social Science

Award Date: 17 Nov 2010

External positions

Researcher, Helsinki Institute for Information Technology HIIT, Aalto University

1 Jun 2011 → …

Fields of Science

  • 113 Computer and information sciences
  • 517 Political science
  • 518 Media and communications

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Publications

Bureaucracy as a Lens for Analyzing and Designing Algorithmic Systems

Pääkkönen, J., Nelimarkka, M., Haapoja, J. & Lampinen, A., Apr 2020, Proceedings of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. New York: ACM, 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

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Party Politics, Values and the Design of Social Media Services: Implications of political elites’ values and ideologies to mitigating of political polarisation through design

Grön, K. & Nelimarkka, M., Oct 2020, Proceedings of the ACM Human-Computer Interaction. Nichols, J. (ed.). New York: Association for Computing Machinery, 29 p. 104. (Proceedings of the ACM Human-Computer Interaction; vol. 4, no. CSCW2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

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Platformed Interactions: How Social Media Platforms Relate to Candidate-Constituent Interaction During Finnish 2015 Election Campaigning

Nelimarkka, M., Laaksonen, S-M., Tuokko, M. & Valkonen, T., Apr 2020, In : Social Media + Society. 6, 2, 17 p., 2056305120903856.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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The Datafication of Hate: Expectations and Challenges in Automated Hate Speech Monitoring

Laaksonen, S-M., Haapoja, J. J., Kinnunen, T., Nelimarkka, M. & Pöyhtäri, R., 5 Feb 2020, In : Frontiers in Big Data.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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(Re)Design to Mitigate Political Polarization: Reflecting Habermas' ideal communication space in the United States of America and Finland

Nelimarkka, M., Rancy, J. P., Grygiel, J. & Semaan, B., Nov 2019, Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction: CSCW. Lampinen, A., Gergle, D. & Shamma, D. A. (eds.). New York: ACM, 25 p. 141. (Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction; vol. 3).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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Projects

HYBRA: Racisms and public communications in the hybrid media environment

Nikunen, K., Laaksonen, S., Nelimarkka, M., Turpeinen, M., Toivanen, P., Haapoja, J. & Titley, G.

01/09/201631/08/2019

Project: Research project

Prizes

Apps4Education

Nelimarkka, Matti (Recipient), 16 Apr 2015

Prize: Prizes and awards

Nokia Scholarship

Nelimarkka, Matti (Recipient), 24 Nov 2015

Prize: Prizes and awards

Activities

ACM Group 2020 (Event)

Matti Nelimarkka (Reviewer)

2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

Journal of Public Deliberation (Journal)

Matti Nelimarkka (Reviewer)

2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

CHI 2020 (Event)

Matti Nelimarkka (Reviewer)

2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

ACM Conference on Designing Interactive Systems (Event)

Matti Nelimarkka (Reviewer)

2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditor of research anthology/collection/conference proceedings

Chris Bail

Matti Nelimarkka (Host)

20 Oct 201921 Oct 2019

Activity: Hosting a visitor typesAcademic visit at UH