Matti Nelimarkka


Curriculum Vitae

I am a university lecturer at the University of Helsinki, Faculty of Social Science. My interests include

  • computational social science
  • critical investigations, such as validity, reliability and practices of computational social science
  • integration of social science theory with computational social science methods
  • design research and human-computer interaction as research methods
  • pedagogy of computational social science
  • digital democracy
  • novel technology-enhanced environments that support participation
  • political power and digital systems, including critical algorithm studies
  • deeper theoretical and methodological integration between political science and human-computer interaction research (Political HCI)

I am also a member of the Digital Content Communities research group (Department of Computer Science, Aalto University) and Helsinki Institute for Information Technology HIIT.

I have a PhD in computer science and a Master's in social science. My personal website has more up-to-date info.

Latest publications

  1. Accepted/In press

    Tracing the definers of the refugee debate in the hybrid media environment

    Pöyhtäri, R., Nikunen, U. K., Nelimarkka, M. & Pantti, M. K., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : International Communication Gazette.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  2. Social Media Is Polarized, Social Media Is Polarized: Towards a New Design Agenda for Mitigating Polarization

    Nelimarkka, M., Laaksonen, S-M. & Semaan, B., 8 Jun 2018, DIS '18: Proceedings of the 2018 Designing Interactive Systems Conference. New York: ACM, p. 957-970

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  3. Data Musicalization

    Tulilaulu, A., Nelimarkka, M., Paalasmaa, J., Johnson, D., Ventura, D., Myllys, P. & Toivonen, H., May 2018, In : ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing Communications and Applications. 14, 2, 27 p., 47.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Latest activities

  1. ACM Conference on Designing Interactive Systems (Event)

    Matti Nelimarkka (Reviewer)

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditor of research anthology/collection/conference proceedings

  2. Journal of Public Deliberation (Journal)

    Matti Nelimarkka (Reviewer)

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

  3. EU Hackathon 2015

    Matti Nelimarkka (Attendee)
    17 Nov 201518 Nov 2015

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

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Latest prizes

  1. Apps4Education

    Matti Nelimarkka (Recipient), 16 Apr 2015

    Prize: Prizes and awards

  2. Nokia Scholarship

    Matti Nelimarkka (Recipient), 24 Nov 2015

    Prize: Prizes and awards

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Latest projects

  1. HYBRA: Racisms and public communications in the hybrid media environment

    Nikunen, K., Laaksonen, S., Nelimarkka, M., Turpeinen, M., Toivanen, P., Haapoja, J. J. & Titley, G.


    Project: Research project

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