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Dr. I.R. (Iina) Hellsten

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
CW : Corporate Communication
Photographer: Pernill van der Rijt

Visiting address
  • Nieuwe Achtergracht 166
Postal address
  • Postbus 15791
    1001 NG Amsterdam
  • Publications

    2021

    • Basov, N., Antonyuk, A., & Hellsten, I. (2021). Content or connections? Socio-semantic analysis of leaders' communication styles in a creative collective. In G. Cattani, S. Ferriani, F. Godart, & S. V. Sgourev (Eds.), Aesthetics and Style in Strategy (pp. 101-118). (Advances in Strategic Management; Vol. 42). Emerald Publishing. [details]
    • Jacobs, S. H. J., Wonneberger, A., & Hellsten, I. (2021). Evaluating social countermarketing success: Resonance of framing strategies in online food quality debates. Corporate Communications, 26(1), 221-238. https://doi.org/10.1108/CCIJ-01-2020-0011 [details]
    • Wonneberger, A., Hellsten, I. R., & Jacobs, S. H. J. (2021). Hashtag activism and the configuration of counterpublics: Dutch animal welfare debates on Twitter. Information, Communication & Society, 24(12), 1694-1711. https://doi.org/10.1080/1369118X.2020.1720770 [details]

    2020

    2019

    • Haunschild, R., Leydesdorff, L., Bornmann, L., Hellsten, I., & Marx, W. (2019). Does the public discuss other topics on climate change than researchers? A comparison of explorative networks based on author keywords and hashtags. Journal of Informetrics, 13(2), 695-707. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.joi.2019.03.008 [details]
    • Hellsten, I., Jacobs, S., & Wonneberger, A. (2019). Active and passive stakeholders in issue arenas: A communication network approach to the bird flu debate on Twitter. Public Relations Review, 45(1), 35-48. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pubrev.2018.12.009 [details]
    • van den Heijkant, L., van Selm, M., Hellsten, I., & Vliegenthart, R. (2019). Intermedia agenda setting in a policy reform debate. International Journal of Communication : IJoC, 13, 1890-1912. [details]

    2018

    • Nerghes, A., Kerkhof, P., & Hellsten, I. (2018). Early public responses to the Zika-virus on YouTube: Prevalence of and differences between conspiracy theory and informational videos. In WebSci'18: proceedings of the 10th ACM Conference on Web Science : May 27-30, 2018, Amsterdam, Netherlands (pp. 127-134). New York, NY: Association for Computing Machinery. https://doi.org/10.1145/3201064.3201086 [details]
    • Romasanta, A. K. S., van der Sijde, P., Hellsten, I., Hubbard, R. E., Keseru, G. M., van Muilwijk-Koezen, J., & de Esch, I. J. P. (2018). When fragments link: A bibliometric perspective on the development of fragment-based drug discovery. Drug discovery today, 23(9), 1596-1906. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drudis.2018.05.004 [details]
    • van der Hel, S., Hellsten, I., & Steen, G. (2018). Tipping points and climate change: Metaphor between science and the media. Environmental Communication, 12(5), 605-620. https://doi.org/10.1080/17524032.2017.1410198 [details]

    2016

    • Hellsten, I., & Leydesdorff, L. (2016). The construction of interdisciplinarity: The development of the knowledge base and programmatic focus of the journal Climatic Change, 1977-2013. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 67(9), 2181-2193. https://doi.org/10.1002/asi.23528 [details]
    • Holmberg, K., & Hellsten, I. (2016). Integrating and Differentiating Meanings in Tweeting about the fifth Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report. First Monday, 21(9). https://doi.org/10.5210/fm.v21i9.6603 [details]
    • Holmberg, K., & Hellsten, I. (2016). Organizational communication on Twitter: Differences between non-profit and for-profit organizations in the context of climate change. In C. M. Schmidt (Ed.), Crossmedia-Kommunikation in kulturbedingten Handlungsräumen: Mediengerechte Anwendung und zielgruppenspezifische Ausrichtung (pp. 305-313). (Europäische Kulturen in der Wirtschaftskommunikation; No. 25). Wiesbaden: Springer VS. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-11076-5_16 [details]
    • Holmberg, K., & Hellsten, I. (2016). Twitter Campaigns Around the Fifth IPCC Report: Campaign Spreading, Shared Hashtags, and Separate Communities. SAGE Open, 6(3), [2158244016659117]. https://doi.org/10.1177/2158244016659117 [details]
    • Leydesdorff, L., Comins, J. A., Sorensen, A. A., Bornmann, L., & Hellsten, I. (2016). Cited References and Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) as Two Different Knowledge Representations: Clustering and Mappings at the Paper Level. Scientometrics, 109(3), 2077-2091. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11192-016-2119-7 [details]
    • Shaw, C., Hellsten, I., & Nerlich, B. (2016). Framing risk and uncertainty in social science articles on climate change, 1995-2012. In J. Crichton, C. N. Candlin, & A. S. Firkins (Eds.), Communicating Risk (pp. 208-228). (Communicating in Professions and Organizations). Houndmills, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137478788_13 [details]

    2015

    • Hellsten, I., & Vaseiliadou, E. (2015). The creation of the climategate hype in newspapers and blogs: Mixed methods approach. Internet Research, 25(4), 589-609. https://doi.org/10.1108/IntR-05-2014-0130
    • Holmberg, K., & Hellsten, I. (2015). Gender differences in the climate change communication on Twitter. Internet Research, 25(5), 811-828. https://doi.org/10.1108/IntR-07-2014-0179
    • Koteyko, N., Nerlich, B., & Hellsten, I. R. (2015). Climate change communication and the internet: Challenges and opportunities for research. Environmental Communication, 9(2), 149-152. https://doi.org/10.1080/17524032.2015.1029297
    • Nerghes, A., Hellsten, I., & Groenewegen, P. (2015). A Toxic Crisis: Metaphorizing the Financial Crisis. International Journal of Communication : IJoC, 9, 106-132.
    • Nerghes, A., Lee, J-S., Groenwegen, P., & Hellsten, I. R. (2015). Mapping discursive dynamics of the financial crisis: A structural perspective of concept roles in semantic networks. Computational Social Networks , 2(16). https://doi.org/10.1186/s40649-015-0021-8

    2014

    • Hellsten, I. R., Porter, A., & Nerlich, B. (2014). Imagining the future at the global and national scale: A comparative study of British and Dutch Press coverage of Rio 1992 and Rio 2012. Environmental Communication, 8(4), 468-488. https://doi.org/10.1080/17524032.2014.911197
    • Pearce, W., Holmberg, K., Hellsten, I. R., & Nerlich, B. (2014). Climate change on Twitter: topics, communities and conversations about the IPCC Working Group 1 report. PLoS ONE, 9(4), [e94785]. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0094785
    • Porter, A., & Hellsten, I. R. (2014). Investigating Participatory Dynamics Through Social Media Using a Multi Determinant “Frame” Approach: The Case of Climategate on YouTube. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 19(4), 1024-1041. https://doi.org/10.1111/jcc4.12065

    2010

    2006

    • Hellsten, I., Leydesdorff, L., & Wouters, P. (2006). Multiple presents: How search engines re-write the past. New Media & Society, 8(6), 901-924. https://doi.org/10.1177/1461444806069648
    • Leydesdorff, L., & Hellsten, I. (2006). Measuring the meaning of words in contexts: An automated analysis of controversies about 'monarch butterflies', 'frankenfoods', and 'stem cells'. Scientometrics, 67(2), 231-258. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11192-006-0096-y

    2005

    • Hellsten, I. (2005). From sequencing to annotating: extending the metaphor of the book of life from genetics to genomics. New genetics and society, 24(3), 283-297. https://doi.org/10.1080/14636770500349890
    • Leydesdorff, L., & Hellsten, I. (2005). Metaphors and Diaphors in Science Communication: mapping the case of 'Stem-Cell Research'. Science Communication. An Interdisciplinary Social Science Journal, 27(1), 64-99. https://doi.org/10.1177/1075547005278346

    2004

    • Nerlich, B., & Hellsten, I. (2004). Genomics: Shifts in metaphorical landscape between 2001 and 2003. New genetics and society, 23(3), 255-268. https://doi.org/10.1080/1463677042000305039
    • Wouters, P. F., Hellsten, I., & Leydesdorff, L. (2004). Internet time and the reliability of search engines. First Monday, 9(10).

    2003

    • Hellsten, I. (2003). Focus on metaphors: The case of 'Frankenfood' on the web. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 8(4). [details]
    • Hellsten, I. (2003). Las metáforas como herramientas de comunicación. Panace@ Boletin de medicina y Traduccion, 4, 13-14. [details]
    • Hellsten, I. (2003). Promises of healthier future: Medical genetics on Finnish television news 1987-2000. Nordicom Information, 25(1-2), 31-38. [details]
    • Hellsten, I. (2003). Promises of healthier future: Medical genetics on Finnish television news 1987-2000. The Nordicom review of Nordic mass communication research, 24(1), 39-39. [details]
    • Hellsten, I. R. (2003). Focus on Metaphors: The case of ’Frankenfood’ on the web. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 8(4).
    • Zinken, J., Hellsten, I., & Nerlich, B. (2003). What is "cultural" about conceptual metaphors? International Journal of Communication (New Delhi), 13(1/2), 5-29. [details]

    2002

    • Hellsten, I. (2002). Selling the life sciences: Promises of a better future in biotechnology advertisements. Science as Culture, 11(4), 459-479. [details]
    • Valiverronen, E., & Hellsten, I. (2002). From "Burning Library" to "Green Medicine". The role of metaphors in communicating biodiversity. Science Communication. An Interdisciplinary Social Science Journal, 24(2), 229-245. https://doi.org/10.1177/107554702237848 [details]

    2017

    • Koteyko, N., Nerlich, B., & Hellsten, I. (Eds.) (2017). Climate Change Communication and the Internet. London: Routledge. [details]

    2021

    • Wonneberger, A., Jacobs, S. H. J., & Hellsten, I. R. (2021). Actor and frame diversity within issue arenas: Comparing intra-issue dynamics across platforms. Paper presented at ICA 2021 - 71st Annual ICA Conference, .
    • Wonneberger, A., Jacobs, S. H. J., & Hellsten, I. R. (2021). Agreeing on the culprit? Actor and frame diversity across platforms in the case of the fipronil pesticide in the Netherlands. Abstract from COCE 2021, .

    2020

    • Hellsten, I. R., & Vliegenthart, R. (2020). Addressing supporters and enemies: Socio-semantic networks of tweets by Donald Trump. Abstract from Sunbelt 2020, .
    • van den Heijkant, L., van Selm, M., Hellsten, I. R., & Vliegenthart, R. (2020). Solidarity at stake? Consequences of media frames on support for a national pension system. Abstract from Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
    • van den Heijkant, L., van Selm, M., Hellsten, I. R., & Vliegenthart, R. (2020). Solidarity at stake? Consequences of media frames on support for a national pension system. Paper presented at International Communication Association (ICA), Gold Coast, Australia.

    2019

    • Hellsten, I. R., & Leydesdorff, L. (2019). The socio-semantics of science: Heterogenous n-mode networks. Abstract from INSNA XXXVIV Sunbelt 2019 conference, Montreal, Canada.
    • Hellsten, I. R., Wonneberger, A., & Jacobs, S. H. J. (2019). Re-tweet networks on Twitter: Socio-semantics of communication networks on food quality. Abstract from INSNA XXXVIV Sunbelt 2019 conference, Montreal, Canada.
    • Jacobs, S. H. J., Wonneberger, A., & Hellsten, I. R. (2019). Social countermarketing in issue arenas: Dutch food quality debates on Twitter. Abstract from Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap, Nijmegen, .
    • Jacobs, S. H. J., Wonneberger, A., & Hellsten, I. R. (2019). Social countermarketing in online issue arenas: Diagnostic and prognostic framing strategies in food quality debates. Abstract from BledCom 2019, Bled, Slovenia.
    • van den Heijkant, L., van Selm, M., Hellsten, I. R., & Vliegenthart, R. (2019). Older workers retire later: How media frame the retirement age debate. Abstract from Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap, Nijmegen, Netherlands.

    2018

    • Hellsten, I. R., & Leydesdorff, L. (2018). Topic-Actor networks on Twitter: Automated approach to the analysis of socio-semantic networks. Abstract from XXXVIII Sunbelt 2018 Conference, Utrecht, Netherlands.
    • Hellsten, I. R., Wonneberger, A., & Jacobs, S. H. J. (2018). Counterpublics & issue arenas: Dutch food issues on Twitter. Abstract from ICA, Prague, Czech Republic.
    • Hellsten, I. R., Wonneberger, A., & Jacobs, S. H. J. (2018). How actors shape issue arenas on Twitter: Food issues in the Netherlands. Abstract from BledCom 2018, .
    • Hellsten, I. R., Wonneberger, A., & Jacobs, S. H. J. (2018). How actors shape issue arenas on Twitter: Food issues in the Netherlands. Paper presented at Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap, Ghent, Belgium.
    • van den Heijkant, L., van Selm, M., Hellsten, I. R., & Vliegenthart, R. (2018). Intermedia agenda-setting in a policy reform debate. Paper presented at Comparative Agendas Project (CAP), Amsterdam, Netherlands.
    • van den Heijkant, L., van Selm, M., Hellsten, I. R., & Vliegenthart, R. (2018). Media debate on raising the retirement age in the Netherlands: Sub-issue and stakeholder approach. Abstract from Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap, Ghent, Belgium.

    2017

    • Roth, C., & Hellsten, I. R. (2017). Twitter territories. Abstract from The European Conferences on Social Networks, Mainz, Germany.

    2014

    • Hellsten, I., & Leydesdorff, L. (2014). The construction of interdisciplinarity: Climatic Change -journal, 1977-2013. Abstract from Changing climate-change communication: A conference on the interactions between culture, society and language in the context of global warming, VU University, Amsterdam, .

    Media appearance

    Journal editor

    • Hellsten, I. (editor) (2019-2025). Journal of Contemporary Eastern Asia (Journal).
    • Hellsten, I. (editor) (2019). Journal of Contemporary Eastern Asia (Journal).
    • Hellsten, I. (editor), Basov, N. (editor), Breiger, R. (editor), Mohr, J. (editor) & Saint-Charles, J. (editor) (2018-2020). Poetics (Journal).

    Talk / presentation

    • Hellsten, I. (invited speaker) (1-7-2016). Twitter and Climate Change Communication, Networks in the Global World’16: Multiple Structures, St. Petersburg.
    • Hellsten, I. (invited speaker) & Leydesdorff, L. (invited speaker) (1-7-2016). Translational Research in Medicine: Multi-modal network approach, Networks in the Global World’16: Multiple Structures, St. Petersburg.
    • Hellsten, I. (speaker) (26-1-2016). The construction of interdisciplinarity, Science, Business and Innovation, Amsterdam.
    • Hellsten, I. (invited speaker) (15-1-2016). Methodological Puzzles: From Content and Structure to Socio-Semantic Networks, St. Petersburg State University, Russia.

    Others

    • Hellsten, I. (chair) (13-7-2020 - 17-7-2020). Sunbelt XXX: International Sunbelt Social Network Conference. session chair & session organizer (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
    • Hellsten, I. (examiner) (13-3-2020). Social media dynamics in agro-food governance (examination).
    • Hellsten, I. (examiner) (13-3-2020). Social Media Dynamics in Agro-Food Governance (examination).
    • Hellsten, I. (participant) (1-7-2016 - 3-7-2016). Networks in the Global World’16: Multiple Structures, St. Petersburg. member of programme committee (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
    • Hellsten, I. (participant) (8-4-2016 - 10-4-2016). XXXVI International Sunbelt Social Network Conference, Newport Beach. co-organizer of the session "Socio-semantic Networks" together with Prof. Johanne Saint-Charles, Dr. Nikita Basov, Dr. Jana Diesner and Dr. Adina (…) (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
    • Hellsten, I. (member of programme committee) (3-2016 - 6-2016). Networks in the Global World’16: Multiple Structures, St. Petersburg (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
    • Hellsten, I. (organiser), Basov, N. (organiser), Saint-Charles, J. (organiser) & Nerghes, A. (organiser) (12-2015 - 3-2016). XXXVI International Sunbelt Social Network Conference, Newport Beach. organizer and chair for the session on Socio-semantic Networks (organising a conference, workshop, ...).

    2021

    2002

    • Hellsten, I. (2002). The politics of metaphor.
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