People

Prof. Mihaela van der Schaar

Mihaela van der Schaar is MAN Professor of Quantitative Finance in the Oxford-Man Institute (OMI) and the Department of Engineering Science at Oxford, and Fellow of Christ Church College. The current emphasis of her research is on machine learning with applications to medicine, finance and education. She has also worked on data science, network science, game […]

Prof. Ralph Schroeder

Ralph Schroeder has interests  in virtual environments, social aspects of e-Science, sociology of science and tech, and has written extensively about virtual reality technology. His current research is related to digital media and right-wing populism.  Ralph Schroeder was formerly Professor in the School of Technology Management and Economics at Chalmers University in Gothenburg (Sweden). He […]

Odysseas Sclavounis

I am currently a PhD candidate at the Oxford Internet Institute, looking at the governance and development of public blockchains. I am also a doctoral student at the Alan Turing Institute, where I have received a Turing Studentship. Prior to my PhD, I completed an MSc on the Social Science of the Internet at the […]

Prof. Dino Sejdinovic

Assoc. Prof. Dino Sejdinovic is broadly interested in statistical foundations underpinning large-scale machine learning algorithms, with a particular emphasis on nonparametric and kernel methods, and the resulting expressive models. Recent research focused on methods for discovery of higher-order interactions in datasets (when weak individual causes combine in a nonlinear way to form a strong effect), […]

Joe Shaw

Joe’s DPhil research is examining disruption and innovation within the ‘PropTech’ industry. In particular, he is interested in the market effects of platforms that promise heightened accuracy and efficiency in the property valuation process. His research seeks to explain how such technologies are transforming property market practices, and how this is affecting different processes and […]