MEET THE TEAM
Communication research | The team
Discover the Information Flow Observatory’s team members. Most of them are university professors specialized in communication research.
Sylvain RocheleauSylvain Rocheleau is a professor at the department of Communication at the University of Sherbrooke, co-founder of the Information Flow Observatory (IFO), member of Centre de recherche interuniversitaire sur la communication, l’information et la société (CRICIS) and of the Canada Research Chair in Media Education and Human Rights. His work focuses on media and social media content analysis using digital methods such as web scraping and data mining on large scale data sets.
Juliette De Maeyer
Juliette De Maeyer is Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication at the Université de Montréal (UdeM). Her research focuses on the intersection between journalism and new technologies, the flow of information, the materiality of journalistic production processes, and metajurnalistic discourse. She has developed an expertise in the use of numerical methods, and has contributed to the creation of the Information Flow Observatory (IFO), an initiative that aims to unite researchers who study the media by analyzing major volumes of data, through computational models and algorithmic methods.
Eric George is Professor at the École des médias (Faculty of Communication) at the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), Director of the centre de recherche interuniversitaire sur la communication, l’information et la société (CRICIS), a member of the Collège des nouveaux chercheurs et créateurs en Arts et Sciences de la Société Royale du Canada, co-chair of the CR 33 of the Association internationale des sociologues de langue française (AISLF), co-editor of the journal tic&société and research associate at the MSH of Paris Nord.
Master’s student in communication at the Université de Sherbrooke and a digital enthusiast, Solvej is in charge of IFO’s web management. Content integration, visual production, and project management are some of the tasks she assumes.