The OII employs academic research and teaching staff with expertise spanning a wide range of interrelated social, economic, political, legal, industrial, technical and ethical issues of the Internet.
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Director, Professor of Society and the Internet
Helen Margetts is the Director of the OII. She is a political scientist specialising in e-government and digital era governance and politics. From 2011 to 2014, Helen Margetts is an ESRC Professorial Fellow.
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Survey Research Fellow
Grant Blank's work focuses on the social and cultural implications of the Internet and related new communications technology. In addition, he does research methods and statistics, and teaches on the OII social statistics courses.
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Senior Research Fellow (OII) and Associate Director (Cyber Security Centre)
Dr Ian Brown is Associate Director of Oxford University's Cyber Security Centre, and Senior Research Fellow at the OII. His research is focused on information security, privacy-enhancing technologies, and Internet regulation. He is an ACM Distinguished Scientist and BCS Chartered Fellow.
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Claudio Calvino's main research interests cover political and cultural geography, GIS and more recently the harnessing of Volunteered Geographic Information and Citizen Science.
Cristobal Cobo coordinates research on innovation, open knowledge initiatives and future of learning. Currently he works on Networks of Excellence on Internet Science and OportUnidad, both project founded by European Commission.
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Professor of Internet Studies
William Dutton is Professor of Internet Studies at the OII. He is currently working on the potential for the emergence of a Fifth Estate enabled by the Internet, Collaborative Network Organizations, and the politics of next generation research.
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Professor of Philosophy and Ethics of Information
Professor Luciano Floridi is the OII's Professor of Philosophy and Ethics of Information. His research areas are the Philosophy of Information, Information and Computer Ethics, and the Philosophy of Technology.
Andrew Graham is the former Master of Balliol College, University of Oxford. He was the driving force in establishing the OII, and its Acting Director until July 2002. From 2001 to 2011 he was the founding Chairman of the OII's Advisory Board.
Scott A. Hale is an OII DPhil student and Research Assistant. His research examines how social media platform design affects information sharing across language divides, and the effects of information sharing across languages on platforms and users.
Bernie Hogan has interests in social networks, human-computer interaction, methodology (eg reliable capture of online networks, and networks in interviews), social informatics, quantitative analysis, everyday life, and social accessibility.
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Vili is an economic sociologist who studies the social and economic dimensions of new information technologies around the world. His particular areas of expertise are virtual goods, virtual currencies, and digital labour.
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DPhil Programme Director, Senior Research Fellow
Dr Meyer is Senior Research Fellow and DPhil Programme Director at the OII. His research in the field of social informatics focuses on the changing nature of knowledge creation across the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities as technology is embedded in everyday practices.
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Anne-Marie Oostveen has interests in social informatics, privacy aspects in relation to ICT, online activism, user participation as a practical form for (computer) system design, social aspects of e-government, e-democracy and electronic voting.
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MSc Programme Director, Senior Research Fellow
Ralph Schroeder has interests in virtual environments, social aspects of e-Science, sociology of science and technology, and has written extensively about virtual reality technology. His current research is mainly related to e-science.
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