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.
19 December 2013
Video and computer games have seen a huge rise in popularity worldwide. The immersive virtual experience of these games has led to public concerns, often articulated in the media, about a possible link between gaming and real world aggression.
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.
20 February 2013
Researchers have produced a mathematical model to describe how conflicting opinions are resolved over articles that appear on Wikipedia, the collaboratively-edited encyclopaedia.
23 January 2013
College Connect, an app that visualizes social networks to help lower income students find better and more successful routes to university, is one of the winners of the College Knowledge Challenge. It was developed by an OII-MSU team.
4 January 2013
Policy and Internet is inviting submissions for a special issue on 'Government, Policy-making and the Internet', to be published in December 2013 (paper deadline: 1 April 2013).
20 December 2012
The Oxford Internet Institute embarks on its latest venture, launching its interactive alumni website.
University of Toronto’s iSchool to Host 2013 Oxford Internet Institute (OII) Summer Doctoral Programme
4 December 2012
The Oxford Internet Institute (OII) is delighted to announce that its eleventh annual Summer Doctoral Programme (SDP) will be held in collaboration with the iSchool at the University of Toronto from 8-19 July 2013.
Internet Scholar Yochai Benkler Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from the Oxford Internet Institute
12 November 2012
Yochai Benkler, Professor at Harvard Law School, and faculty Co-Director of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society, has been awarded an OII Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his extraordinary contribution to the study of the Internet.
Social Entrepreneur Jennifer Pahlka Receives Internet and Society Award from the Oxford Internet Institute
12 November 2012
Social entrepreneur Jennifer Pahlka has received an Internet and Society Award from the Oxford Internet Institute, in recognition of her contribution to digital open government in the US.
Innovative Non-profit Raspberry Pi Receives Internet and Society Award from the Oxford Internet Institute
9 November 2012
The innovative non-profit foundation Raspberry Pi has received an Internet and Society Award from the Oxford Internet Institute, in recognition of its exemplary efforts in using the Internet for the public good in Britain.