Participants: Professor Luciano Floridi, Dr Brent Mittelstadt, Dr Mariarosaria Taddeo
The PETRAS IoT Research Hub is a consortium of 9 UK universities working together to explore critical issues in privacy, ethics, trust, reliability, acceptability, and security.
Real world outcomes across the Alzheimer’s Disease spectrum for better care: Multi-modal data access platform (ROADMAP)
Participants: Professor Luciano Floridi, Dr Brent Mittelstadt, Dr Andrew Turner, Dr Jenny Krutzinna
ROADMAP aims to create the conditions for an open collaboration among stakeholders that yields consensual and efficient uses of real world evidence for the benefit of Alzheimer's Disease patients and their caregivers.
Participants: Professor Philip Howard, Mimie Liotsiou
This Proof of Concept project will allow researchers to produce an online tool that allows the public to evaluate suspicious social media accounts.
SciShops: Enhancing the Responsible and Sustainable Expansion of the Science Shops Ecosystem in Europe
Participants: Professor Ralph Schroeder
This project aims to expand and build upon the Science Shop ecosystem that currently exists in Europe and beyond.
Skills formation and skills matching in online platform work: Practices and policies for promoting crowdworkers’ continuous learning (CrowdLearn)
Participants: Professor Vili Lenhdonvirta, Professor Anoush Margaryan, Dr Isis Hjorth, Dr Huw C. Davies, Laura Pinkerton
Despite the rapid growth of online platform labour, little is known about how crowdworkers acquire and develop their skills. This project seeks to address this important gap in our knowledge.
Participants: Dr Taha Yasseri, Dr Kathryn Eccles, Dr Vicki Nash, Lucas Wright
This project examines the cultures of offensive speech online. It aims to learn about how offensive material is created, about the actors who produce and disseminate it, and the ways in which it is challenged.
Participants: Professor Vili Lehdonvirta, Dr Otto Kässi, Dr Fabian Braesemann
This project tracks where digitally transacted work takes place, and compares this data to city- and state-level labour market statistics in order to test whether geographical working patterns differ between online and traditional labour markets.
Participants: Cohen R. Simpson
Using administrative and digital trace data, alongside new methods for network and text analysis, this project aims to uncover how think tanks garner attention around their contrarian climate change discourse on social media.
Participants: Dr Scott A. Hale, Dr Jonathan Bright, Dr Graham McNeill, Chico Camargo
This project seeks to utilise newly available data to help urban policy makers improve transport infrastructure to cope with growing and increasingly mobile populations.
We are a contributing department to the Alan Turing Institute (ATI), which will place the UK at the forefront of world-wide research in data science.
Participants: Professor Rebecca Eynon
This project seeks to discover the potential of artificial intelligence to personalise informal learning opportunities for adults across the life course.
Participants: Professor Rebecca Eynon, Dr Huw C. Davies
This study will critically examine the value of graph databases for the social sciences through a focus on social class.
Participants: Dr Jonathan Bright, Dr Bharath Ganesh
The VOX-Pol research project is designed to comprehensively research, analyse, debate, and critique issues surrounding violent online political extremism (VOPE).
Participants: Professor Mark Graham, Kunika Kono, Dr Steve New, Joe Shaw
Wikichains is a website that aims to encourage ethical consumption and transparency in commodity chains, by encouraging Internet users from around the world to upload text, images, sounds, and videos of any node on any commodity chain.
Participants: Dr Han-Teng Liao, Dr Bernie Hogan, Professor Mark Graham, Dr Scott A. Hale, Dr Heather Ford
This project brings together OII research fellows and doctoral students to shed light on the incorporation of new users and information into the Wikipedia community.
Participants: Professor William H. Dutton, Dr Grant Blank
The World Internet Project (WIP) carries out panel surveys in over twenty countries to help understand how individuals adopt and use the Internet and other technologies, as well as the resulting social, economic, political and everyday-life implications.