Szymon Talaga

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Mgr Szymon Talaga


Asystent naukowy / Research Assistant
Doktorant / PhD Candidate

Członek Ośrodka Badań Układów Złożonych i Nowych Technologii .
Member of the Center for Complex Systems and New Technologies and the Global Systems Center at ISS.

Zainteresowania badawcze/research interests:

social structure, social networks, network science, complex systems, field theory, statistics, formal modeling, ecological psychology, information theory.



  • 2009 – 2014. Master’s degree in Psychology, Faculty of Psychology at the University of Warsaw. Specialization track in environmental psychology. Supervisor: prof. dr hab. Maria Lewicka.
  • Since 2017. PhD Candidate in The Robert Zajonc Intitute for Social Studies at the University of Warsaw.Supervisor: prof. dr hab. Andrzej Nowak.


  • March 2019 – March 2020. Investigator / fellow at the project: „Jakość w społecznościach internetowych produkujących dobra intelektualne – wpływ struktury społecznej, procedur i zaangażowania uczestników” (2017/27/B/HS6/00626; PI: dr Agnieszka Rychwalska).
  • June 2018 – March 2020. Investigator at the project: “Mechanisms that Shape Social Media and their Impact on Society” ( SMART 2019/0090; PI: prof. dr hab. Andrzej Nowak). Project was a tender of European Commission.
  • February 2018 – October 2018. Contractor at the project: „Wartości w społeczności Wikipedystów – opracowanie wskaźników behawioralnych” (PI: dr Agnieszka Rychwalska).

Wybrane stypendia / Selected scholarships:

  • June 2019 – Clifford C. Clogg Scholarship awarded by Institute of Social Research, University of Michigan, to cover tuition fee for participation in the ICPSR Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research.


Oprogramowanie / Software:

Nauczanie / Teaching:

  • February 2020 – June 2020. Advanced statistical methods and models in experimental design. Instructor in the course at the Cognitive Science Program (MSc), University of Warsaw, Poland.
  • November 2019 – January 2020. Advanced python for cognitive scientists. Instructor in the course at the Cognitive Science Program (MSc), University of Warsaw, Poland.
  • October 2019 – January 2020. Computational Social Science: an introduction to Data Science for Psychologists. Co-instructor in the course at the Warsaw International Studies in Psychology.