We study the interplay between structure and dynamics in socio-technical networks. We apply our theoretical, empirical and experimental approaches to understand contagion processes in social networks with applications to Management, Marketing and Psychology.

Recent News


[Oct 1, 2019] Dr Julia Kampani joined the group as a Postdoctoral Associate.

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[Jun 19, 2019] Social Analytics and Networks Lab attended the International Conference in Computational Social Science (IC2S2) in Amsterdam. Members of the lab presented two oral and one poster presentations.

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[Jun 6, 2019] Christos Nicolaides’ paper in collaboration with Bernard Sapoval and Denis Grebenkov’s research groups at CNRS - Ecole Polytechnique, on Morphological organization of point-to-point transport in complex networks, published in Scientific Reports (read the paper).

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Our research on disease spreading through the air-transportation network, shows the role of individual airports on epidemic expansions. We develop interactive dashboards to visually display the outcomes of our Monte-Carlo simulations.

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Our research group is looking for a motivated PhD student fully funded by the Marie Curie ETN RAIS on “Habit Formation and Social Influence in Exercise,” and co-advised by Dean Eckles from MIT Sloan School of Management. For more info please visit here and contact Christos Nicolaides at nicolaides.christos@ucy.ac.cy.


[Dec 3-7, 2018] Demetris Avraam and Kyriacos Vitalis participated in the 146th European Study Group with Industry / Co-creation Event with Society (2nd CY Study Group) held at the University of Cyprus.

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[Nov 21, 2018] Demetris Avraam and Christos Nicolaides work on hand-hygiene mitigation strategies against the spread of diseases through the air-transportation network is featured at the International Airport Review and at the University of Cyprus News Office (greek).

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[Nov 6-8, 2018] Christos Nicolaides and Demetris Avraam attended the annual conference of DataSHIELD project in Newcastle, UK.

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[Oct 5-6, 2018] Christos Nicolaides presented his work on “Social Influence and Habits in Exercise: A Field Experiment” at the Advancements in Field Experiments conference at Boston University.