It’s been a busy fortnight at Info Ops HQ as we worked with NATO, RMIT University and the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto looking at how social media conversations progress around the NATO Summit in Warsaw of July 8-9. RMIT student Ben Grant – who loves social media data as much as we do – made the journey to Brussels earlier this week to present our researched findings with another student from the University of Toronto at NATO HQ. Read more about Ben’s data-led Belgian adventure in this great article by The Examiner Newspaper, Launceston:
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Nicole is an internationally recognised and trusted authority on navigating national security, crisis and emergency management challenges in an environment of converged threat and risk. Highly regarded for her military information operations (IO and information warfare) and social media acumen, particularly in open source and social intelligence, digital diplomacy and use of communication technologies in radicalisation and emergencies - Nicole is a regular instructor for and speaker to NATO. Nicole is a Doctoral Candidate at the University of Southern Queensland, where she is researching the path to jihad. Her thesis ‘The Jihadi Nudge’ is a multidisciplinary body of work that investigates how terrorist organisations use behavioural economics models of choice architecture (or decision science) to radicalise individuals. Nicole is an Adjunct Lecturer at Charles Sturt University in the School of National Security and Terrorism.