State-backed media in Russia, China, Iran and Turkey successful in sharing misleading stories on COVID-19
9 April 2020
A new memo from the Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford, has lifted the lid on the actions of English language state-backed media in Russia, China, Iran and Turkey during the coronavirus pandemic.
Majority of Brits underestimate use of artificial intelligence in their everyday lives but recognise wider benefits for society
25 March 2020
Research from the Oxford Internet Institute (OII), part of the University of Oxford, reveals that less than half of Brits have a good understanding of AI and how it’s already being used in daily life.
Civil society leaders struggled to curb tide of disinformation during 2019 Tunisian elections and demand greater transparency from social media platforms
23 March 2020
New analysis shows civil society groups and digital rights activists faced several obstacles to observe social media during the elections due to lack of available data
9 March 2020
The Oxford Internet Institute (OII), part of the University of Oxford, has appointed Professor Hind Benbya of Montpellier Business School as a Visiting Policy Fellow.
5 March 2020
The Oxford Internet Institute (OII) has appointed Sir Julian King, European Commissioner for Security Union until the UK’s departure from the EU, as a Visiting Policy Fellow.
21 February 2020
The Oxford Internet Institute (OII) has appointed Mohamed Amersi, Founder & CEO of Emergent Telecom Ventures, as a member of its Advisory Board.
16 December 2019
The Oxford Internet Institute, part of the University of Oxford, is undertaking a new research programme exploring the Governance of Emerging Technologies (GET).
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.