In Groningen, I work in the
(Interuniversity Center for Social Science Theory and Methodology),
a research school that is a cooperative activity of the Universities of
Groningen, Utrecht, and Nijmegen.
Lonnie ter Braak (M.D.),
our children are
My main research interests are the following:
For further information you can go on to:
My email addresses are < tom.snijders "at" nuffield.ox.ac.uk > and < t.a.b.snijders "at" rug.nl > .
my Social Network Analysis Page:
this also contains information about the following computer programs:
SIENA for analysis of longitudinal network data,
BLOCKS for stochastic block modeling,
ZO for the analysis of 0-1 matrices with given row and column sums,
which is a program suite
containing, among others, BLOCKS, ZO, and p2;
SNOWBALL for the estimation of the size of a hidden population
using a snowball sample;
a lot about Multilevel Analysis:
remarks, corrections, and data sets (plus MLwiN and some HLM and MIXOR setups)
for the Snijders-Bosker textbook;
introduction to MLwiN and Mln/MLwiN macros;
PINT program for Power analysis IN Two-level designs;
TWOMOK paper & program for two-level scale analysis ('ecometrics');
current organisational activities;
selected list of publications + abstracts;
list of all publications;
My postal address is
Department of Sociology
Grote Rozenstraat 31
9712 TG Groningen
telephone +31 - 50 - 3636188 or 3636469 (secr.)
Main current organisational activities of Tom A.B. Snijders
Some past and coming performances and activities.
- An honorary doctorate in the Social Sciences at the
University of Stockholm was awarded
to me in 2005.
- I am a Professorial Fellow in the
Behavioural Sciences (Dept. of Psychology) at the University of
Melbourne, collaborating with profs. Philippa Pattison and
- At the
XXX International Sunbelt Social Networks Conference held
June 29 - July 4, 2010, in Riva del Garda, Italy, I had the honor
to be the keynote speaker.
- On December 16, 2011, I received a
honorary doctorate from the
1st European Conference on Social Networks in Barcelona (UAB),
July 1-4, 2014, I taught a workshop
Analysis of Longitudinal Social Network Data
using RSiena and presented a paper (with Johan Koskinen)
Hierarchical multilevel analysis of network dynamics: further developments.
The LEMMA node of the
ESRC National Centre of Research Methods sponsored
a meeting about
Methods for Longitudinal Data Analysis in the Social Sciences,
held Monday 8 September 2014, 10:00 - 18:00 at the
London School of Economics.
It was organised by Fiona Steele (LSE) and Paul Clarke (University of Essex).
I spoke about Longitudinal methods for using panel data of networks
and behaviour to assess peer influence.
- January 21, 2015, I will speak at the
Seminar on Complexity in Economics of the Tinbergen Institute (Amsterdam)
with the title Why are Some more Peer than Others?
Evidence from a Longitudinal Study about Social Influence on Academic Performance
(joint work with Alessandro Lomi, Christian Steglich, and Vanina Torló).
- I will be an invited speaker at the
Multilevel Conference, held April 9-10, 2015, in Utrecht.
I will talk about Multilevel longitudinal analysis of social networks.
- There will be an ECAS ('European Courses in Advanced Statistics')
course on Statistical Analysis of Network Data, in
Herrsching (Germany), September 28th until October 2nd, 2015.
Eric D. Kolaczyk (Boston University)
Johan Koskinen (University of Manchester)
Tom A.B. Snijders (University of Groningen and University of Oxford)
Ernst Wit (University of Groningen)
Registration opens in February at the
- For SIENA workshops and other events, see the SIENA website.
Some seminars held at the ICS in Groningen:
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