Led by Associate Professor Adam Karg, this research program is focused on the development and maintenance of social connection in face-to-face and online interactions as well as ways to improve positive social connections and address social isolation in a range of research contexts. 

A wide range of academics and research groups at Swinburne are focused on multi-disciplinary techniques to consider social connection, with specific focus on the science of connection, programs and measurement, and the antecedents and outcomes of social connection, isolation, loneliness and social integration. These groups include the Centre for Social Impact, the Social Data Analytics (SoDA) Lab, Social Health and Wellbeing (SHAW) Laboratory, Sport Innovation Research Group and the Social Network Research Lab

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If your organisation would like to collaborate with us to solve a complex problem, or you simply want to contact our team, get in touch by calling +61 3 9214 8180 or emailing sii@swinburne.edu.au.

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