Bence Ságvári is a senior research fellow at the Centre for Social Sciences (Hungarian Academy of Sciences Centre of Excellence) and head of the CSS-Recens research group. He is also the Hungarian national coordinator for the European Social Survey (ESS) . In 2014/15, he was visiting professor at Indiana University, Bloomington (USA). Between 2015 and 2017 he was acting as the principal investigator of the computational social science project “Life cycle of an online social network. Big Data analysis” (Grant No. OTKA K112713). Currently he is working on a project investigating inequalities and imbalances in large scale (social) networks. Ságvári has more than 10 years of research experience in qualitative and quantitative research. He has been represented as the Hungarian partner in several cross-national comparative survey projects, such as EU Kids Online (EUKO) or World Internet Project (WIP). His work includes research on social values and attitudes using survey methodology and computational social science methods (social network analysis, Big Data, NLP).
At CEU, he is currently working on the MIMY (Empowerment through Liquid Integration of Migrant Youth in Vulnerable Conditions) Horizon 2020 project.