Oxford Internet Institute
MOOC Interaction Networks
New article published in Scientific Reports: N.Gillani, T.Yasseri, R.Eynon and I.Hjorth (2014) Structural limitations of learning in a crowd: communication vulnerability and information diffusion in MOOCs. More on the MOOCs project.
Measuring Digital Skills
New report on measures and models of Internet use: A.J.A.M. van Deursen, E.J.Helsper and R.Eynon (2014) Measuring Digital Skills: From Digital Skills to Tangible Outcomes (PDF, 2MB). More on the research project.
Oxford University Appoints Digital Humanities Champion
OII Research Fellow Kathryn Eccles has been appointed 'Digital Humanities Champion' for the University of Oxford. She will be helping to develop the cross-University Digital Humanities strategy.
Big Data and Dementia
An OECD-commissioned project at the OII on Big Data for Advancing Dementia Research will evaluate current (best) practices of data sharing in research on neurodegenerative diseases. Team: E.Meyer, R.Schroeder and U.Rauer.
OII Internet Awards 2014
Help recognise some of the individuals who have played a pivotal role in shaping the extraordinary ecosystem that is today's Internet. Book your tickets now for the 2014 OII Internet Awards! 7 Nov. 2014, Balliol College, Oxford.
Call for Papers: Chinese Web
The journal Policy and Internet is calling for papers for a special issue on Social Data Science and the Chinese Web. Guest Editors: King-wa Fu, Min Jiang, Ning Wang, Han-Teng Liao. Deadline: 1 March 2015; publication late 2015.
Thursday 23 October 2014 17:00 - 18:30
Speakers: Edwina Dunn
Wednesday 5 November 2014 15:00 - 16:30
Speakers: Professor Barry Wellman
Friday 7 November 2014 19:00 - 22:30
Tuesday 11 November 2014 17:00 - 18:30
Speakers: Dr Matthijs den Besten
Thursday 27 November 2014 12:30 - 14:00
Speakers: Geoff Mulgan
Tuesday 2 December 2014 17:15 - 18:45
Speakers: Tim Kelsey