• PL 18 (Unioninkatu 35)

    00014

    Finland

20072019
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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

Computer science, Bachelor of Science

Political science, Master of Social Science

Political Science, Bachelor of Social Science

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 2007 2019

Affective economy of national-populist images: Investigating national and transnational online networks through visual big data

Hokka, J. & Nelimarkka, M., 21 Aug 2019, In : New Media & Society. 23 p., 1461444819868686.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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Meanings of racism in mainstream media and social media in Finland

Pantti, M. K., Nelimarkka, M., Nikunen, K. & Titley, G., Jul 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : European Journal of Communication.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Tracing the definers of the refugee debate in the hybrid media environment

Pöyhtäri, R., Nikunen, U. K., Nelimarkka, M. & Pantti, M. K., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : International Communication Gazette.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Bitit ja politiikka: tervetuloa laskennallinen yhteiskuntatieteen tutkimus

Nelimarkka, M. & Laaksonen, S-M., 2018, In : Politiikka : Valtiotieteellisen yhdistyksen julkaisu. 60, 2, p. 130-131 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

Projects 2016 2019

HYBRA: Racisms and public communications in the hybrid media environment

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

01/09/201631/08/2019

Project: Research project

Prizes

Apps4Education

Matti Nelimarkka (Recipient), 16 Apr 2015

Prize: Prizes and awards

Nokia Scholarship

Matti Nelimarkka (Recipient), 24 Nov 2015

Prize: Prizes and awards

Activities 2014 2019

  • 3 Peer review of manuscripts
  • 1 Organisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars
  • 1 Editor of research anthology/collection/conference proceedings
  • 1 Academic visit to other institution

Journal of Public Deliberation (Journal)

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

University of Syracuse

Matti Nelimarkka (Other role)
30 Aug 20156 Sep 2015

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

EU Hackathon 2015

Matti Nelimarkka (Attendee)
17 Nov 201518 Nov 2015

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Computers in Human Behavior (Journal)

Matti Nelimarkka (Reviewer)
2015 → …

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