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Corinne Cath

Corinne J.N. Cath worked at the intersection of Internet governance, tech-policy, ethics and human rights for various years. She joined the Oxford Internet Institute in 2015 as an MSc student. Her MSc research at the OII focused on the (im)possibility of instantiating human rights principles in Internet standards and protocols. Before coming to Oxford she […]

Prof. Luciano Floridi

Prof. Luciano Floridi’s research concerns primarily the Philosophy of Information, Information and Computer Ethics, and the Philosophy of Technology. His lifetime project is a four-volume work on the foundation of the philosophy and ethics of information. The first two have already been published by Oxford University Press: The Philosophy of Information and The Ethics of […]

Prof. Mark Graham

Mark Graham is the Professor of Internet Geography at the Oxford Internet Institute, a Research Fellow at Green Templeton College, an Associate in the University of Oxford’s School of Geography and the Environment, and a Visiting Fellow at the Department of Media and Communications in the London School of Economics and Political Science. He has […]

Dr. Scott A. Hale

Dr. Scott A. Hale is a Faculty Fellow with expertise spanning the social and computational sciences. His research focuses on knowledge discovery, data mining, and the visualization of human behaviour in three substantive areas: multilingualism and user experience, mobilization/collective action, and human mobility. As digital technologies, mobile phones, the Internet, and social media become increasingly […]

Dr. Bernie Hogan

Bernie Hogan’s research focuses on the creation, maintenance and analysis of personal social networks, with a particular focus on the relation between online and offline networks. Hogan’s work has demonstrated the utility of visualization for network members, how the addition of new social media can complicate communication strategies, and how the uneven distribution of media […]

Prof. Vili Lehdonvirta

Prof. Vili Lehdonvirta is an Associate Professor, Senior Research Fellow, and DPhil Programme Director at the Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford, and a Faculty Fellow of the Alan Turing Institute. His research deals with the design and socioeconomic implications of digital marketplaces and platforms, using conventional social research methods and novel data science approaches. […]

Prof. Helen Margetts

Helen Margetts is Professor of Society and the Internet and Director of the Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford. She is a political scientist specialising in digital era governance and politics, investigating political behaviour and political institutions in the age of the internet, social media and big data. She has published over a hundred books, […]

Prof. Eric T. Meyer

Prof. Eric T. Meyer’s work focuses on shifts in work, knowledge creation, and interactions when digital technologies replace their previously non-digital counterparts. His research in this area has included studies of data sharing in dementia research, the use of digital images in biology, digital information practices in the sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities, and […]

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 […]