The Oxford Internet Institute has around 35 faculty and support staff focused on achieving and maintaining excellence in teaching and research. The Institute is led by the Director, Professor Helen Margetts with Dr Victoria Nash as Director of Graduate Studies and Dr Mark Graham as Director of Research.
Apply now! OII Summer Doctoral Programme 2014
The application process is now open for the 2014 Summer Doctoral Programme (Oxford: 7-18 July 2014), an intensive fortnight of study with OII faculty and colleagues. Deadline: 24 Feb 2014.
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Recruiting: Researcher (Qual)
We are looking for researcher to work on a project focusing on changing connectivity, microwork, and virtual labour in Sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia. Deadline: midday on 13 December 2013.
Recruiting: Researcher (Quant)
We are looking for a researcher to work on a project which aims to map and measure how new economic practices and processes are taking root in Sub-Saharan Africa as a result of changing connectivities. Deadline: midday on 9 January 2014.
Web Science Call for Papers
The ACM Web Science 2014 Conference is calling for papers. It takes place from 23-26 June 2014 (Indiana University, Bloomington). Deadline for papers: 23 February 2014. #WebSci14
Academics on Wikipedia
Wikipedia coverage of academics is skewed (the wrong way). A.Samoilenko and T.Yasseri: The distorted mirror of Wikipedia: a quantitative analysis of Wikipedia coverage of academics. Read more in The Atlantic (7 Nov).
IPP2014 Call: Crowdsourcing for Politics and Policy
The IPP2014 conference will explore the new research frontiers opened up by crowdsourcing for politics and policy. Location: Oxford, 25-26 Sept 2014. Abstract deadline: 14 March 2014.
Dynamics of Protest Diffusion
New publication by Ning Wang and Sandra González-Bailón: Diffusion Dynamics with Changing Network Composition (with R.A.Baños, J.Borge-Holthoefer and Y.Moreno). Published in Entropy 15 (11) 4553-4568.
Inquiry Into Statistics and Open Data in Government
Last updated on: 28 October 2013