The OII Awards take place on Friday 16 November 2018
The Oxford Internet Institute Awards celebrates individuals and organisations that have made extraordinary contributions to the development, use or study of the Internet for the public good. Join us on Friday 16 November 2018 as we celebrate Internet excellence.Find out more
Junk news dominating coverage of US midterms on social media
Researchers from the Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford find that 25% of news shared on social media around the US midterm elections is junk newsFind out more
EventThursday 22 Nov 2018
From identity and inequality to aggregation and transfer: discourses of social differentiation in a smart city
The Oxford Internet Institute is excited to welcome Gillian Rose from the University of Oxford for the Colloquia talk "From identity and inequality to aggregation and transfer: discourses of social differentiation in a smart city".
Skills formation and skills matching in online platform work: Practices and policies for promoting crowdworkers’ continuous learning (CrowdLearn)
Despite the rapid growth of online platform labour, little is known about how crowdworkers acquire and develop their skills. This project seeks to address this important gap in our knowledge.
GeoNet: Changing Connectivities and the Potentials of Sub-Saharan Africa’s Knowledge Economy
This research project is examining the geographies, drivers, and effects of Sub-Saharan Africa's emerging information economies at a time of changing connectivity and Internet access across the region.
We offer both full-time and part-time courses including an MSc in Social Science of the Internet, MSc in Social Data Science and a DPhil in Information, Communication and the Social Sciences.
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