Jonathan Bright is an Associate Professor, Senior Research Fellow at the Oxford Internet Institute who specialises in computational approaches to the social and political sciences. He has two major research interests: exploring the ways in which new digital technologies are changing political participation; and investigating how new forms of data can enable local and national governments to make better decisions.
Areas of Interest for Doctoral Supervision
Big data, democracy, governance, government, journalism, open data, political participation, public management, public policy, security, social media, social networks, surveillance
Social media, news, political behaviour, computational social science, big data