CFI member Anja Bechmann has received funding from rethinkIMPACTS 2017 to develop new software supported methods to analyze impacts of cultural events across social media.
rethinkIMPACTS 2017 is the title of a joint project between Aarhus University and Aarhus 2017, contributing with a range of research activities to Aarhus as the European Capital of Culture 2017. rethinkIMPACTS 2017 has allocated 150.000 DKK to the project Measuring impact across social media.
The aim of this project is to develop new software supported method to analyze impacts of cultural events across social media. The team, lead by CFI member Anja Bechmann, are designing and implementing a software solution for data collection across social media platforms. The platform was tested on Northside2014 and will be evaluated in the fall through various big data analytical approaches.