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Social Connectedness

Working to promote and measure social connectedness and the impact on people, community and innovation.

The Social Connectedness Program works to promote and measure social connectedness and the impact on people, community and innovation.

This program focuses on the development and maintenance of social connectedness in face-to-face and online interactions, ways to improve positive social connectedness and address social isolation in a range of research contexts.

A wide range of academics and groups at Swinburne are focussed on multi-disciplinary techniques to consider social connectedness with focuses on the science of connection, programs and measurement, and the antecedents and outcomes of social connection, isolation, loneliness and social integration.

These areas include the Centre for Social Impact, the Social Data Analytics (SoDA) Lab, Social Health and Wellbeing Laboratory, Sport Innovation Research Group and the Social Network Research Lab.

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