15 January 2015
Submissions are called for a peer-reviewed edited volume on ethical challenges faced in biomedical Big Data, in collaboration with Springer as part of their Law, Governance and Technology book series.
Oxford Internet Institute Demonstrates Multidisciplinary Excellence in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework
18 December 2014
OII contributes to a very strong submission from the University of Oxford to the 2014 Research Excellent Framework.
1 December 2014
Abstracts are invited for the second International Conference on Public Policy (Catholic University of Sacro Cuore, Milan: 1-4 July 2015), held in associateion with the journal Policy and Internet.
3 November 2014
Tim Muntinga wins the 2014 OII MSc thesis prize for his thesis examining susceptibility of medical patients to selecting rogue pharmacies in Google search results.
22 September 2014
The University of Oxford's Humanities Division is delighted to announce the appointment from 1 October 2014 of Dr Kathryn Eccles of the Oxford Internet Institute as Digital Humanities Champion.
We say goodbye to our founding director, William Dutton, who leaves to take up the directorship of the Quello Center, MSU
7 August 2014
It is with great sadness that we say goodbye to our founding director William Dutton, who after twelve years at the Oxford Internet Institute will be leaving to take up the Directorship of the Quello Center for Telecommunication Management and Law, MSU.
4 August 2014
A new study suggests video game-playing for less than an hour a day is linked with better-adjusted children and teenagers.
11 July 2014
Luciano Floridi, Professor of Philosophy and Ethics of Information at the University of Oxford and Director of Research at the Oxford Internet Institute, has been appointed as a member of Google’s Advisory Council on the Right to be Forgotten.
23 June 2014
Policy and Internet is inviting submissions for a special issue on the development of social data science in China – the use of innovative data science tools, methods and big data in order to advance research on the Chinese Internet and society.
8 April 2014
Playing electronic games can make people feel aggressive, but new research finds that the reason has little to do with violent content.
Luciano Floridi Awarded UC3M’s “Cátedras de Excelencia” Prize for His Work on the Philosophy and Ethics of Information
14 March 2014
Luciano Floridi, the OII's Professor of Philosophy and Ethics of Information, and Fellow of St Cross College, has been awarded this year's Cátedras de Excelencia for his work on the philosophy and ethics of information.
18 February 2014
The Editorial Board of Policy and Internet is pleased to announce a call for a Guest Editor for a Special Issue of the journal, to be published in 2015.
6 December 2013
Now is the time to augment and improve the Privacy Principles drawn up by the OECD over 30 years ago to ensure their relevance in the age of Big Data. A new report by Professor Mayer-Schönberger and colleagues signposts five priorities.
18 November 2013
The Nexa Center for Internet & Society announces that OII Professor Luciano Floridi has joined their Board of Trustees.
5 November 2013
We are pleased to call for papers for the 2014 Internet, Politics, Politics conference, convened by the OII for the journal Policy and Internet, in collaboration with the ECPR Standing Group on Internet and Politics.
Oxford Internet Institute Honours Internet Pioneers, John Seely-Brown, Alec Ross, Max Schrems and Galaxy Zoo Co-founder, Chris Lintott
24 October 2013
The OII is delighted to announce the names of the outstanding contributors to the Internet who will be presented with Awards at a ceremony in Oxford in November. The awards recognize their pivotal role in shaping the ecosystem of today’s Internet.
10 October 2013
Masters students Jeremy Bowles and Sara M. Watson have received the 2013 OII MSc thesis prize for their work on IP address governance and the 'quantified self' community respectively.
22 August 2013
A mathematical model devised by OII researcher Taha Yasseri and his colleagues has proven to be very effective in predicting the box office success of newly-released films by using an analysis of Wikipedia activity.
8 July 2013
We are very pleased to announce that a large number of our incoming students have won prestigious scholarships.
OII Professor William Dutton Wins Frederick Williams Prize, in Recognition of his Outstanding Contributions to the Study of Communication Technology
24 June 2013
William Dutton was awarded the Frederick Williams Prize at the 2013 ICA conference in recognition of his outstanding contributions to knowledge concerning the social uses and impacts of new communication technologies.