Date: 16 November 2018
The Oxford Internet Institute Awards 2018 began with a public lecture by Lifetime Achievement Award winner, Professor Judy Wajcman, in conversation with OII Deputy Director Dr Victoria Nash.
Date: 8 November 2018
Video abstract of the paper 'The Global Platform Economy: A New Off-Shoring Institution Enabling Emerging Economy Providers', published in the Journal of Management
Date: 30 October 2018
We know that Big Data and algorithms are increasingly used to assess and make decisions about us.
Date: 24 October 2018
“Your surfing behaviour, your clicking behaviour, is collected and is being analysed – so it becomes your digital identity”
Date: 22 October 2018
Dr Alex Wood from the Oxford Internet Institute presents findings regarding collective organisation among online freelancers in middle-income countries.
Date: 18 October 2018
The Oxford Internet Institute is excited to welcome Noortje Marres from the University of Warwick for the Colloquia "Situational analytics: Why social research must become inventive in a digital age".
Date: 21 September 2018
Zizi Papacharissi delivers the keynote at the 2018 Internet, Politics and Policy Conference on 'Affective Publics: News, Storytelling, Sentiment, and Technology'.
Date: 8 August 2018
New research from the OII reveals poor working conditions for workers in the digital gig economy.
Date: 26 July 2018
This presentation, hosted by the Alan Turing Institute focuses on using crowd-sourced data, such as OpenStreetMap and Waze, to improve traffic models and better understand the factors contributing to traffic jams and other traffic issues.
Date: 20 July 2018
Wikimania 2018, the annual global gathering of the Wikipedia community, took place in Cape Town in July. The keynote speaker on the first day was OII digital geographer Dr Martin Dittus, who presented new work produced with Professor Mark Graham.
Date: 25 June 2018
The spring 2018 Oxford Internet Institute London Lecture, with speaker Professor Gina Neff on the subject of 'Does AI Have Gender?'
Russia, Cambridge Analytica, and What Else? Groups and Targets behind Divisive Issue Campaigns on Facebook
Date: 17 May 2018
The Oxford Internet Institute is excited to welcome Prof Young Mie Kim from the University of Wisconsin-Madison for the talk "Russia, Cambridge Analytica, and What Else? Groups and Targets behind Divisive Issue Campaigns on Facebook".
OII Colloquia: Privacy literacy, consent and vulnerable users: children and the General Data Protection Regulation
Date: 3 May 2018
The Oxford Internet Institute is excited to welcome Sonia Livingstone from LSE for the talk "Privacy literacy, consent and vulnerable users: children and the General Data Protection Regulation".
Date: 26 April 2018
In this seminar, hosted by The Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS), together with the Kalevi Sorsa Foundation, OII Associate Professor Vili Lehdonvirta discusses how the rights of workers can be protected in the platform economy.
Technology and Mobilities in Africa Seminar Series: Social Media Warfare and Kenya’s Conflict with Al Shabaab in Somalia
Date: 6 March 2018
The Oxford Internet Institute is excited to welcome Tom Molony from the University of Edinburgh for the Technology and Mobilities in Africa Seminar Series talk "Social Media Warfare and Kenya's Conflict with Al Shabaab in Somalia".
Date: 28 February 2018
New York Times bestselling author, Professor Viktor Mayer-Schönberger, discusses his new book “Reinventing Capitalism in the Age of Big Data”, a prediction for how data will revolutionize the market economy and make cash, banks, and big companies obsolete
Technology and Mobilities in Africa Seminar Series: Crossing Digital Divides?: Social Media, Children and Young People in Malawi, Africa
Date: 20 February 2018
The Oxford Internet Institute is excited to welcome Dr Elsbeth Robson from the University of Hull for the Technology and Mobilities in Africa Seminar Series talk "Crossing Digital Divides?: Social Media, Children and Young People in Malawi, Africa".
The Revolution Will Not Be Brought To You by IBM: A Return to the Historical Roots of Internet Afro-Pessimism
Date: 8 February 2018
The Oxford Internet Institute is excited to welcome Charlton McIlwain from New York University for the talk "The Revolution Will Not Be Brought To You by IBM: A Return to the Historical Roots of Internet Afro-Pessimism".
Date: 25 January 2018
The Oxford Internet Institute is excited to welcome Professor Karen Yeung and Professor Timothy Endicott for the OII Colloquia talk "What's wrong with using machine learning to personalise law?".
Date: 30 November 2017
The Oxford Internet Institute welcomes Dame Stephanie Shirley to share the story of her career and personal life.