SMASH
Social Media Analysis and Support for Humanity

SMASH is a research group that brings together a range of researchers from the University of Edinburgh in order to build on our existing strengths in social media research. This research group focuses on mining structures and behaviours in social networks.

List of current projects:
  • Detecting stance, sarcasm, hate speech, humour & fake news
  • Creating language resources from social media
  • Language evolution over social media
  • Mental health monitoring through social media
  • Social media & privacy violation
  • Atheism in the Arab Twittersphere
  • Social bias in NLP

See Our Work

Our People

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Björn Ross

Lecturer

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Walid Magdy

Reader

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Tuğrulcan Elmas

Lecturer

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Maria Wolters

Reader in Design Informatics

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Christopher Barrie

Lecturer in Computational Sociology

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Guillermo Romero Moreno

Research Associate

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Dilara Kekulluoglu

Research Associate

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Mahmoud Fawzi

Research Assistant

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Xue Li

Research Associate

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Youssef Al Hariri

Research Associate

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Mohamed Bahgat

Phd Student

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Duncan Reid

PhD Student

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Ibrahim AbuFarha

PhD Student

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Julie-Anne Meaney

Phd Student

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Eddie Ungless

Phd Student

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Adam Ferron

Phd Student

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Amr Keleg

PhD Student

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Sandrine Chausson

PhD Student

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Yi (Wendy) Zheng

PhD student

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Zahra Bokaee

PhD Student

Our Collaborators & Funders