Understanding links and social networks

Dr Kaberi Gayen, University of Dhaka presented on the importance of understanding the social networks and the links, roles between network actors. Social network analysis holds tremendous potential for understanding the connectedness of individuals and groups. It has applications among others for the organisation of health care, in the business sector, politics, public health and terror prevention.

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Dr Gayen provided examples from her own research in the area of contraception use in rural communities in Bangladesh, drug misuse in urban Dhaka, and.employment search among older workers in Scotland.

Listen to Dr Kaberi’s presentation here.

SDHI will host a Workshop on Social Network Analysis in the new year. Invited speaker will be Professor of Applied Statistics Robert Raeside, Edinburgh Napier University.

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