2018

  • Heiss, R., Binder, A., Matthes, J., & Sander, D. (2018, June). Are adolescents really disengaged? Investigating the appeal of old and new spaces for political participation in a Citizen Science project. Presentation at the annual conference of the European Political Science Association (EPSA), June 21-23, Vienna, Austria.
  • Heiss, R. (2018, June). Political actors on social media: Benefits and challenges for democracy. Invited talk at the Department of Political Science of the University of Innsbruck, June 19, Innsbruck, Austria.
  • Heiss, R. (2018, May). How do humorous context posts on social media affect political message elaboration, participation and knowledge in incidental news expose situations? Presentation at the 68th annual conference of the International Communication Association (ICA), May 24-28, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Heiss, R. (2018, May). Stuck in a populist spiral? Investigating the relationship between Citizens' populist predispositions and their connections to right-wing populists on Facebook using panel data. Presentation at the 68th annual conference of the International Communication Association (ICA), May 24-28, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Naderer, B., Heiss, R., & Matthes, J. (2018, May). The skilled and the interested: Investigating the interaction effect of social media literacy and political interest on exposure to political content on social network sites. Presentation at the ICA 2018 Pre-Conference Media Literacy as an Intergenerational Project: Skills, Norms, and Mediation, May 23, Munich, Germany.


2017

  • Heiss, R. (2017, October). Citizen Science in den Sozialwissenschaften: Perspektiven und Herausforderungen. Invited talk at the Workshop Citizen Science of the Leibniz-Netzwerk Citizen Science, October 12, Berlin, Germany.
  • Heiss R. (2017, August). How to respond to right-wing populism? Investigating the effects of three government response strategies on anti-immigrant and anti-government attitudes. Presentation to the Political Communication Interest Group at the AEJMC Annual Convention, August 9-12, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
  • Heiss, R., & Knoll, J. (2017, May). Pathways to political (dis-)engagement: User motivations and the role of incidental and intentional exposure modes in adolescents' political engagement. Presentation at the 67th annual conference of the International Communication Association (ICA), 25-29 May, San Diego, CA, USA.
  • Heiss, R., & Schmuck, D. (2017). What drives interaction in political actors' Facebook posts? Profile and content predictors of user engagement and political actors' reactions. Presentation at the 67th annual conference of the International Communication Association (ICA), May 25-29, San Diego, CA, USA.


2016

  • Heiss, R. (2016, September). Social media & political campaigning: What drives user engagement. Invited talk at the 4th social media conference "Babel Camp", September 10, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Heiss, R. (2016, June). Mobilizing for some. The effects of politicians' participatory Facebook posts on young people's political efficacy. Paper accepted for presentation at the 66th annual conference of the International Communication Association (ICA), June 9-13, Fukuoka, Japan.
  • Knoll, J., Matthes, J., & Heiss, R. (2016, June). The social media participation model: A goal systems theory perspective. Paper accepted for presentation at the 66th annual conference of the International Communication Association (ICA), June 9-13, Fukuoka, Japan.
  • Heiss, R., Schmuck, D., Eicher, C., & Matthes, J. (2016, June). Citizen science as a method of data collection: Exploring the predictors of participation among school students. Paper accepted for presentation at Communication Research Methods 2016: Practices & Challenges, pre-conference to the 66th annual conference of the International Communication Association (ICA), June 9-13, Fukuoka, Japan.


2015

  • Heiss, R., Schmuck, D., Matthes, J. (2015, December). Introducing Citizen Science to communication research: Political experience sampling with high school students. Presentation at the Citizen Science Workshop 2015 of the Department of Communication, University of Vienna, December 11, Vienna, Austria.
  • Heiss, R., & Schmuck, D. (2015, November). Jugendmobilisierung auf Facebook?  Eine inhaltsanalytische Untersuchung zu Jugendansprache und politischen Partizipationsangeboten in der Facebook-Kommunikation österreichischer Politiker/innen. Presentation at the under.docs conference, November 12-14, Vienna, Austria.
  • Schmuck, D., Heiss, R., & Matthes, J. (2015, August). Antecedents of strategic game framing in political news coverage. Presentation at the Political Communication interest group at the 98th annual conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC), August 6-9, San Francisco, CA, USA.