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.
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.
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.
OII Awards for Yochai Benkler, Jennifer Pahlka, and Raspberry Pi Recognize their Pivotal Contributions to the Internet and Society
9 November 2012
OII Awards have today been awarded to Internet scholar Yochai Benkler, social entrepreneur Jennifer Pahlka, and the innovative non-profit Raspberry Pi, in recognition of their pivotal role in shaping the extraordinary ecosystem that is today's Internet.
1 October 2012
Masters student Yonatan Moskowitz has received the 2012 OII MSc thesis prize for his thesis which analyses the broader negative social consequences of giving away personal information.
1 August 2012
New digital dimensions of place profoundly affect the ways that we interact with our urban environments. Dr Mark Graham leads a research project to interrogate these virtual layers of the city, asking what they are, where they are, and why they matter.
2 July 2012
We are very pleased to announce that a large number of our incoming students have won prestigious scholarships.
15 June 2012
The OII has been recognised as Educational Institution of the Year at the "UK Wikimedian of the Year" awards (12 May 2012). The award was made largely in recognition of the work by OII Research Fellow Dr Mark Graham to map and visualise Wikipedia data.
New Report Outlines Recommendations for Governments, Companies and Others on How to Protect Free Expression and Privacy Rights Online
14 June 2012
Ian Brown and Douwe Korff's report for the GNI "Digital Freedoms in International Law" examines the challenges facing governments and technology companies as they balance rights to expression and privacy with law enforcement and national security.
Winners Announced: European Competition for Best Innovations in University Outreach and Public Engagement
24 April 2012
Three winners have been chosen from over 100 excellent submissions for an online competition we ran to identify the most innovative outreach and public engagement activities carried out by European Universities.
13 April 2012
Rebecca Eynon and Anne Geniets discuss the topical issue of the UK's digital inclusion strategy, discussed at last week's OII workshop on low and discontinued Internet use by young people in Britain.
22 March 2012
Using the most innovative technology, the Oxford Internet Institute has created an interactive iBook of research data allowing users to choose details they want to read using moving graphics and zoom functions. Freely available from Apple’s iBookstore.
OII’s Graduate Degree Programmes Approved as a Doctoral Training Pathway for Research Students in Oxford University’s ESRC-funded Social Science Doctoral Training Centre (DTC)
19 March 2012
The OII's graduate degree programmes have been approved as a recognised doctoral training pathway for research students in Oxford University's ESRC-funded Social Science Doctoral Training Centre.
8 March 2012
Elizabeth Dubois, reading for an MSc in the Social Sciences of the Internet at the OII, played in the Oxford University Women's Rugby Varsity Match against Cambridge on March 3, 2012.
Latin American Higher Education Organisations Invited to Join EC-Funded Open Education Practices (OEP) Network
1 March 2012
OportUnidad is an action-research project supported by the EC under the EuropeAid ALFA III programme with the aim of promoting the adoption of Open Educational Practices (OEP) in Latin America.
26 January 2012
The Commons Public Administration Select Committee (PASC) publishes its report on Government and IT that insists Government has still to address the challenges of "intelligent" procurement. Helen Margetts was an expert witness.
1 December 2011
First newsletter from the ULab project, which aims to create the right framework in which best practices in the field of research management will be identified, tested and evaluated.
Life-logging and online personal data; the effects on privacy, economy, society and people’s psychology; in new report; “To log or not to log?”
11 November 2011
Ian Brown is an author of the EU's cyber security agency ENISA's report on the future impact of life-logging and online personal data: "To log or not to log? Risks and benefits of emerging life-logging technologies".
3 November 2011
We are extremely pleased to announce that three members of the OII teaching faculty are to receive awards from the University of Oxford, in recognition of their excellent contributions to the department's teaching over the past year.
17 October 2011
Topline findings from the Oxford Internet Surveys (OxIS) 2011 Report: "Next Generation Users: The Internet in Britain 2011", presenting data on British access, use and attitudes to the Internet 2003-2011.