Oxford Internet Institute
Student Open Days
Interested in studying at the Oxford Internet Institute? You can find out more about the department, our faculty, and graduate programmes at our student open days on 17 Nov and 1 Dec 2015.
Mapping Sexism Worldwide
The Everyday Sexism Project catalogues instances of sexism experienced by women on a day to day basis: we will be using computational techniques to extract and map the most commonly occurring sexism-related topics.
Political Turbulence: Book
How is the Internet changing politics and political behaviour? Helen Margetts discusses her new book (with Peter John, Scott Hale, Taha Yasseri) Political Turbulence on BBC Radio 4 (recorded 5 October, available on iPlayer).
UK Broadband Blackspots
Rural communities are understandably sceptical of the government's "huge achievement" on broadband delivery, say Anne-Marie Oostveen and Bibi Reisdorf: Current alternatives won't light up Britain's broadband blackspots.
Video Games and Violence
What is the scientific evidence for the influence of video games on players? Andy Przybylski suggests on Horizon (BBC2) that evidence doesn't exist that video games are a silver bullet for understanding real-world violence.
Now Available Part-time: MSc in Social Science of Internet
From September we will be accepting applications for part-time study for our popular post-graduate MSc degree in Social Science of the Internet. Apply from Sept 2015 for entry October 2016.
Tuesday 3 November 2015 17:00 - 18:30
Speakers: Viktoria Spaiser
Wednesday 4 November 2015 17:00 - 18:30
Tuesday 17 November 2015
Thursday 26 November 2015 16:00 - 18:00
Speakers: Dr Andreas Jungherr
Tuesday 1 December 2015 15:00 - 16:00