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Dr Nora Jansen

Dr Nora Jansen

Research Fellow

Overview

Dr Nora Jansen is a Research Fellow for the Open Source Communications, Analytics and Research (OSCAR) group within Cardiff University’s Crime and Security Research Institute (CSRI).
Prior to joining the CSRI in July 2020, Nora studied “Management of Information Systems” at the Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany, where she obtained her Master’s degree and started her PhD. In January 2020, she completed her PhD on the "Real-time Detection of Buzzes in Online Social Networks" at the Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany. In 2019, Nora was a visiting researcher looking at reaction strategies to online firestorms at the University of Adelaide, South Australia.
Nora's research interests include the diffusion of information, the causes and consequences of disinformation, as well as policing methods and technologies.

Biography

2015 to 2020: PhD on "Real-time Detection of Buzzes in Online Social Networks" at the Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany

in 2019: Research visit at the University of Adelaide, South Australia

2013 to 2015: Master in "Management of Information Systems" at the Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany

2012 to 2013: Study abroad at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland

2009 to 2012: Bachelor in "Management of Information Systems" at the Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany

Research Interests

  • Information Diffusion
  • Disinformation
  • Online Social Networks
  • Policing Methods & Technologies

Research Publications

Jansen, Nora / Deusser, Clemens / Strufe, Thorsten / Hinz, Oliver (2021): "Is the Buzz on? – A Buzz Detection System for Viral Posts in Social Media", Journal of Interactive Marketing, conditionally accepted.

Jansen, Nora (2020): "Real-Time Detection of Buzzes in Online Social Networks", Doctoral Dissertation, Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

Jansen, Nora (2019): "The Fiery, the Lovely, and the Hot - Analysis of Online Viral Phenomena in Social Media", In Proceedings of the 27th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS), Stockholm & Uppsala, Sweden, June 8-14, 2019. ISBN 978-1-7336325-0-8. Research Papers.

Deußer, Clemens / Jansen, Nora / Reubold, Jan / Hinz, Oliver / Strufe, Thorsten (2018): "Buzz in Social Media: Detection of Short-lived Viral Phenomena", WWW Workshop on Online Social Networks and Media: Network Properties and Dynamic (ACM OSNeD 2018), forthcoming.

Jansen, Nora / Hinz, Oliver / Strufe, Thorsten (2018): "'Police - To Protect and Serve' Online: Citizens' Attitudes towards Modern Ways of Interaction with Law Enforcement Agencies", European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS), Portsmouth, United Kingdom, conditionally accepted.

Voigt, Sebastian / Jansen, Nora / Hinz, Oliver (2013): "Law Enforcement 2.0 - The Potential and the (Legal) Restrictions of Facebook Data for Police Tracing and Investigation", European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS), Utrecht, Netherlands. Paper 5.