Matt Simonson got his undergraduate degree in math and international studies, but wasn’t sure they could be used together. That was until he found Northeastern’s first-in-the-nation doctoral program in network science—and now he’s using math to understand human relationships and tackle global challenges.
A new study using sociometers—devices that track individuals’ interactions with one another—suggests that context plays a large role in whether or not women talk more than men.
Assistant professor David Smith is leveraging digital humanities techniques to analyze syntactic changes throughout history in an effort to understand how languages evolve.
Northeastern on Wednesday hosted “THATCamp,” a so-called “unconference” that offered attendees a unique way to navigate the novel field of digital humanities.