The Panel Seats

Oceans and Climate Distinguished Lecture

Fresh from a summer of fun, globe-trotting, sunning myself on countless beaches…or maybe just working, I was lucky enough to be invited to attend the latest public lecture in the University’s series. This took place at the Insitution of Mechanical Engineers, in Westminister. Contrary to what the venue suggested, this lecture was on Oceans and Climates, and not especially focused on… Read more →

The VC's Address

University Digital Day!

While the thought of returning to a lecture theatre during our summer break would fill most students with dread, the moods of Thomas Rowledge and I were quite the opposite as we travelled up to Southampton from Poole on Thursday. This is because we’d been invited to cover the University of Southampton’s Digital Day, hosted by the Web Science Institute… Read more →

Google Trends Graph for Fake News

WaIS Seminar: Fake News!

I became aware of this week’s Web and Internet Sciences Seminar conveniently just as I was working on my dissertation proposal on much the same topic. This week’s speaker was Nick Anstead, Assistant Professor at the London School of Economics and Political Science, and Director of the LSE’s Politics and Communication MSc. Nick was speaking today on Fake News, something… Read more →