OeSS Seminar at the OII: The Town Hall in the Digital Era of Social Media: 5 March 2012 from 14.00-15.00

Andrea Kavanaugh from the Department of Computer Science at Virginia Tech will be visiting the OII on Monday 5th March and will be giving a talk between 14:00 and 15:00 in the Meeting Room at 1 St Giles. If you would like to attend, please drop an email to: events@oii.ox.ac.uk Andrea’s talk will be entitled: … Continue reading OeSS Seminar at the OII: The Town Hall in the Digital Era of Social Media: 5 March 2012 from 14.00-15.00

Innovations in University Outreach: Join the Competition across Europe

European Competition for Best Innovations in University Outreach and Public Engagement As part of the EC-funded ULab project, the Oxford Internet Institute at the University of Oxford is organizing an online competition to identify the most innovative outreach and public engagement activities carried out by European Universities. Both individuals and groups may apply for awards. … Continue reading Innovations in University Outreach: Join the Competition across Europe

A Decade in Internet Time: OII-iCS Open Plenary Session on 22 September 2011 at 4.30pm at Said Business School

A Decade in Internet Time: OII-iCS Open Plenary Session in celebration of the Oxford Internet Institute’s tenth anniversary Thursday 22 September 2011 16:30 - 18:30 Location: Nelson Mandela Lecture Theatre, Said Business School, Park End Street, Oxford OX1 1HP. This public plenary panel is the centrepiece of the iCS-OII Symposium on A Decade in Internet … Continue reading A Decade in Internet Time: OII-iCS Open Plenary Session on 22 September 2011 at 4.30pm at Said Business School

Michael Nielsen speaking at the OII on Open Science

'Doing Science in the Open' a talk by Michael Nielsen OII, 1 St Giles', Oxford from 12-13.00 on 8 September 2011 Michael has written: "I'll start this talk by describing the Polymath Project, an ongoing experiment in "massively collaborative" mathematical problem solving. The idea is to use online tools -- things like blogs and wikis … Continue reading Michael Nielsen speaking at the OII on Open Science

Next Generation Research and the Oxford e-Social Science Project

May I draw your attention to a recent article in the Journal of Information Technology that presents a framework I’ve developed for conceptualising the social and technical choices shaping the next generation of research: http://www.palgrave-journals.com/jit/journal/v26/n2/full/jit20112a.html If you would like an offprint please contact enquiries@oii.ox.ac.uk giving your name and postal address. The paper draws on research … Continue reading Next Generation Research and the Oxford e-Social Science Project

Digital Policy Issues for the New Communications Bill

Digital Policy Issues for the New Communications Bill A Meeting to be held as part of an ESRC Seminar Series entitled 'Digital Policy: Connectivity, Creativity and Rights' Location: Oxford Internet Institute (OII) Seminar Room, 1 St Giles’, Oxford Time: 10.00-16.00 on 24 June 2011 An invited group of academics and practitioners will meet at the … Continue reading Digital Policy Issues for the New Communications Bill

Information Communication and Society in the Thomson Reuters Social Sciences Citation Index!®

Information, Communication and Society is now included in the Thomson Reuters Social Sciences Citation Index!® Drawing together the most current work upon the social, economic and cultural impact of the emerging properties of the new information and communications technologies, iCS positions itself at the centre of contemporary debates about the information age. Inclusion in the … Continue reading Information Communication and Society in the Thomson Reuters Social Sciences Citation Index!®

News from the OII

Dear friends and colleagues of the OII, It gives me great pleasure and pride to invite you to attend an event designed to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the OII's founding - OII@10. Ten years ago, when the OII was set up, many regarded the Internet as a novelty that would pass. How wrong they … Continue reading News from the OII

Creating an Information Sharing Environment in the Public Sector: Talk on 8 April 2011

This was an important talk about information sharing in the public sector, given by one of the key people seeking to create an information sharing environment for the US government.  It was entitled: 'The Need for Achieving Appropriate Information Sharing and Information Protection' I was held on Friday, 8 April 2011 at 16.00-17.30 at the … Continue reading Creating an Information Sharing Environment in the Public Sector: Talk on 8 April 2011

Digital Wales: A Segue into Wide-ranging Discussions of Policy Issues

The launch seminar of our ESRC Seminar Series, ‘Digital Policy: Connectivity, Creativity and Rights’, was held Friday, 1 April 2011. This first seminar was held at the Centre City Campus of the University of Wales in Newport and hosted by the School of Art, Media and Design. Professor Gillian Young, recently appointed at the University … Continue reading Digital Wales: A Segue into Wide-ranging Discussions of Policy Issues