University of Padova

Francesca Dal Balcon

Francesca Dal Balcon

Francesca Dal Balcon

University of Padova
Department of General Psychology
Via Venezia, 8
35131, Padova (Italy)

Research interests

I am interested in Social Network Analysis to unveil the structure of interactions within groups in mediated environments and in the role of social feedback based on SNA indexes in changing group awareness and communication patterns.


Psychologically Augmented Social Interaction Over Network. IP European Funded Project, coordinated by Fabrizio Davide, Telecom Italia S.P.A (2008)


2007-PRESENT. 2nd level student in Social, Organizational and Communication Psychology, University of Padua.
2007. 1st level graduate Cum Laude in Social and Organizational Psychology, University of Padua.
Dissertation: ‘Comportamenti e percezioni organizzative: gli effetti del clima e delle variabili di differenza individuale’ (Organizational behaviours and perceptions: the effects of climate and individual difference variables).
2004. School leaving Certificate at the ‘Liceo Linguistico G. Zanella’.

Skills and experience

– Operating systems: Microsoft Windows 2000/ xp/ Vista; Mac OS X
– Office Packages: Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Power Point
– Graphics: PDF creator
– SNA Software: Ucinet, Netdraw, Mage

Foreign languages

German: C1 (advanced)
English: C1 (advanced)
French: B1 (intermediate)

Advanced courses

– Social Network Analysis (research course: Dr. Francesco Martino)

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