Web Science Institute

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Short name Web Science Institute
Name Web Science Institute at University of Southampton
Description The Web Science Institute fosters interdisciplinary collaboration in research and education that aims to develop our knowledge and understanding of the World Wide Web. We engage in theoretical, methodological and applied investigation and collaborate with industry, business, government and civil society partners to explore how the web is changing the world, how the world is changing the web and to contribute to making the Web of the future. We run an MSc and PhD programme in Web Science through our EPSRC funded Doctoral Centre and offer the first UK undergraduate programme in Web Science.
University University of Southampton
Country United Kingdom
Type of organization Participating center
Contact e-mail address(es)
Contact form http://www.southampton.ac.uk/wsi/contact.page?
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Topics of interest Cybersecurity, Social movements, Social movements, Ethics, Internet Governance
Disciplines involved Anthropology, Education, Information science, Law, Mathematics, Political science, Sociology
Official website http://www.southampton.ac.uk/
Twitter handle @sotonWSI
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Projects Race and Nation in Debates over Romanian and Bulgarian Migration to the UK, TweetPop: Using Twitter data for population estimates, Obesity and Health Information Diffusion in Large Networks, The role of SNSs e-Discourse in the emergence, stabilization and translation of religious ethnic minority polities: Twitter and Facebook as platforms for the Sikh EDL, Social Machines, Southampton Web Observatory, UBhave: ubiquitous and social computing for positive behaviour change, Cyber Security

This is an automatically generated list of the members of Web Science Institute having a profile on the NoC wiki:

 First nameFamily nameRoleTopic interest
Les CarrLesCarrDeputy DirectorOpen Data
Open access
Web observatory
Web growth
Social machines
Lisa HarrisLisaHarrisDeputy Director
Nigel ShadboltNigelShadboltDirector
Susan HalfordSusanHalfordDirectorThe politics of data artefacts and methods
The web and social change
Social Media
Theorising the web
Wendy HallWendyHallExecutive Director

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ClassificationUniversity of Southampton + and Participating center +
Contact formhttp://www.southampton.ac.uk/wsi/contact.page +
CountryUnited Kingdom +
DescriptionThe Web Science Institute fosters interdis
The Web Science Institute fosters interdisciplinary collaboration in research and education that aims to develop our knowledge and understanding of the World Wide Web. We engage in theoretical, methodological and applied investigation and collaborate with industry, business, government and civil society partners to explore how the web is changing the world, how the world is changing the web and to contribute to making the Web of the future. We run an MSc and PhD programme in Web Science through our EPSRC funded Doctoral Centre and offer the first UK undergraduate programme in Web Science.
UK undergraduate programme in Web Science. +
DisciplineAnthropology +, Education +, Information science +, Law +, Mathematics +, Political science + and Sociology +
Full nameWeb Science Institute at University of Southampton +
Homepagehttp://www.southampton.ac.uk/ +
ProjectRace and Nation in Debates over Romanian and Bulgarian Migration to the UK +, TweetPop: Using Twitter data for population estimates +, Obesity and Health Information Diffusion in Large Networks +, The role of SNSs e-Discourse in the emergence, stabilization and translation of religious ethnic minority polities: Twitter and Facebook as platforms for the Sikh EDL +, Social Machines +, Southampton Web Observatory +, UBhave: ubiquitous and social computing for positive behaviour change + and Cyber Security +
Short nameWeb Science Institute +
Topic interestCybersecurity +, Social movements +, Ethics + and Internet Governance +
Twitter@sotonWSI +