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.
We are looking for a full-time Grade 7 Researcher to work with Dr Grant Blank and Dr Mark Graham to study and map the geography of digital inequality on the Internet. Closing: 12:00 BST on Thursday 13 June 2013.
Recruiting: Internet Research and Collaboration Officer
We are looking for a Grade 7 Internet Research and Collaboration Officer to identify academic research that supports the priorities of the newly established Connected Digital Economy Catapult (CDEc). Closing: midday 5 June 2013.
Privacy / Ethical Guidance for Mobile Measurement Tools
A new OII project is developing concrete guidance regarding privacy and data protection for researchers using Measurement Lab (M-Lab) internet measurement tools for mobile phones.
Communications Data Bill
The OII's Ian Brown is one of nine cyber-security experts who have warned the Prime Minister that the proposed Bill "will be expensive, will hinder innovation and will undermine the privacy of citizens" (The Times, 22 April).
Select Committee on e-Crime
Ian Brown (OII) and Sadie Creese, both of the new Government Cyber Security Centre, have provided oral evidence for the House of Commons Home Affairs Committee on e-Crime (16 April 2013).
Computational Social Science: Call for Abstracts (ECCS '13)
We are calling for abstracts for Computational Social Science: From Social Contagion to Collective Behaviour, a satellite meeting of ECCS'13 (Barcelona, 19 Sept 2013). Abstract deadline: 30 June 2013.
Funded Doctoral Studentships in Cyber Security Available
Eight funded doctoral studentships in cyber security are available at Oxford University's Cyber Security Centre; offered jointly with the OII. Deadline: 31 May for October 2013 entry.
New Cyber Security Centre
The UK Government's new Global Centre for Cyber Security Capacity Building is to be based at the Oxford Martin School. OII Fellows Bill Dutton and Ian Brown will lead its work on security cultures and regulation.
Impact of Digitisation
New Bodleian-OII report on the impact and sustainability of the EEBO-TCP corpus; fully searchable XML-encoded transcriptions of the image sets of early printed books: Sustaining the EEBO-TCP Corpus in Transition (SSRN).
Last updated on: 21 May 2013