"Statistical Models For Social Networks, Network-Based Social Processes And Complex Social Systems"

Grant number: DP0665261 | Funding period: 2006 - 2011

Completed

Abstract

Our methodological advances (flexible, theoretically defensible and empirically testable quantitative models for a wide range of interactive social processes) will add significantly to national capacity in modelling complex social systems. Existing collaborations will result in practical scientific outcomes relating to: the impact of social contact and needle-sharing networks on HIV transmission; the social epidemiology of mental health; health policy and local government networks; governance arrangements in environmental management; intra-organizational networks; labour market dynamics; and acculturation processes for international students. A major emphasis will be the training of a new gr..

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