10 December 2019
Researchers at the Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford, have launched ‘The ComProp Navigator’, a new online resource guide which aims to help civil society groups better understand and respond to the problem of disinformation.
9 December 2019
Less than two percent of news sources shared on Twitter ahead of the 2019 UK General Election defined as ‘junk news’, says new analysis from Oxford researchers.
4 December 2019
Researchers from Oxford University say the 2019 General Election is a critical moment for the economic and social wellbeing of the millions of workers in the UK’s “gig economy”.
29 November 2019
Leading experts in AI and ethics from Oxford Internet Institute (OII), University of Oxford, are urging healthcare professionals in private and public service to come together to boost public trust in AI-based healthcare.
25 November 2019
A leading expert in ethics and law from Oxford Internet Institute (OII), University of Oxford and the Alan Turing Institute, believes current regulation might fail to protect the public from the inherent bias in online behavioural-based advertising.
20 November 2019
Three academics from the Oxford Internet Institute, have been invited to join the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Councils, providing thought leadership on key global challenges and the impact and governance of emerging technologies.
14 November 2019
The Oxford Internet Institute (OII) has appointed Lisa Felton, Head of Data, Services and Consumer Regulation at Vodafone Group as a Visiting Policy Fellow.
11 November 2019
Leading experts in cybersecurity and ethic present the case for an alternative approach to AI standards and certification in cybersecurity.
4 November 2019
A leading expert in data ethics at the Oxford Internet Institute, believes the establishment of principles for the governance of Artificial Intelligence (AI) will not guarantee its trustworthy or ethical use by companies and organisations.
People more likely to listen to a band if a friend goes to a concert, but only if the band is well-established, finds new Oxford study
1 November 2019
A unique new study has found a live music event not only can increase listenership among people who attend the event, but can “infect” the non-attendee listeners who are in the social proximity of concert attendees.
22 October 2019
Research by Oxford University, carried out in partnership with researchers at Cardiff University and Cambridge University, has found that moderate levels of screen time can have a positive effect on children’s wellbeing and mental health.
18 October 2019
Research by Oxford University, carried out in partnership with Cardiff University, has found little evidence to suggest an unhealthy passion for gaming amongst adolescents, requires clinical intervention by medical professionals.
16 October 2019
A new report from the Oxford Technology and Elections Commission (OxTEC), convened by the Oxford Internet Institute, calls for coordinated action by the public and private sector to address and redress problems around disinformation in public life today.
11 October 2019
A new report from the Oxford Technology and Elections Commission (OxTEC) has found many of the self-regulatory measures taken by social media platforms have failed to prevent the spread of disinformation.
9 October 2019
A new report from the Oxford Technology and Elections Commission (OxTEC) calls for changes to the current rules around digital political campaigning, to restore public trust in campaigns and elections more broadly.
26 September 2019
Organised social media manipulation campaigns are now prevalent in 70 countries around the world (more than doubling from 28 in 2017), finds new Oxford Internet Institute report
Oxford academic supports call for industry levy to support independent research on long-term effects of gaming
12 September 2019
Professor Andrew Przybylski, Director of Research at the Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford responds to the Immersive and Addictive Technologies Report, published by the Department for Digital Culture Media and Sport (DCMS) Committee.
New survey finds majority of internet users have a positive experience online, but potential for digital divide to widen
9 September 2019
Research from the Oxford Internet Institute (OII), part of the University of Oxford, has revealed a rapid increase in use of the internet for commercial, banking and entertainment purposes.
22 August 2019
A new report by the Oxford Technology and Elections Commission (OxTEC) has found significant variations in the approaches taken by governments across the world to dealing with disinformation, often referred to as ‘fake news’ in popular verbatim.
19 July 2019
Professor Helen Margetts elected as Fellow of the British Academy