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EuroCALL 2021 By Karla de Lima Guedes Thanks to the Web Science CDT training fund, I was able to attend the 2021 European Association for Computer Assisted Language Learning (EuroCALL) conference back in August 25-27th. EuroCALL is an organisation that brings together researchers, practitioners, and developers who feel passionate about the use of technology for the learning and teaching of languages and cultures. Continue reading →


By Karla de Lima Guedes | iPhD Web Science Student Thanks to the Web Science CDT training fund, I had the opportunity to attend two National Centre for Research Methods (NCRM) training courses: (1) Introduction to NVivo in March/21 and (2) Analysing Literature and Documents with NVivo in April/21. Continue reading →

INLG Conference and the ‘Evaluating NLG Evaluations’ Workshop

By Lesia Tkacz  | Web Science iPhD student Thanks to the Web Science CDT training fund, I had the opportunity to attend the 13th International Conference on Natural Language Generation (INLG 2020) which was held online from Dublin from 15 to 18 December. As a subfield of Natural Language Processing (NLP), Natural Language Generation (NLG) generates text from data. Continue reading →

WebSci’20 – an online event by Ian Coombs and Justyna Lisinska

Back in July, the University hosted the WebSci'20 international conference. This was an opportunity for academics from across the world to descend on Southampton to share their research, discuss topics of common interest, network and otherwise socialise. WebSci'20 brought together researchers from various disciplines including computer and information science, economy, communication and health science. Continue reading →

AI3SD AI4Good Workshop @ WebSci’20 Report 2020

Abstract: This year the AI3SD Network+ (Artificial Intelligence and Augmented Intelligence for Automated Investigations for Scientific Discovery ran a workshop at the WebSci20 Conference. We are living through an AI and data revolution. Artificial and augmented intelligence systems are already being used in the scientific discovery domain and have the potential to make a groundbreaking impact. Continue reading →

#WebSci20: Post-workshop report on Socio-technical AI Systems for Defence, Cybercrime and Cybersecurity (STAIDCC20) by Stuart Middleton

Posted on behalf of Stuart Middleton When we put together the STAIDCC20 workshop our aim was to bring together a mixture of inter-disciplinary researchers and practitioners working in defence, cybercrime and cybersecurity application areas to discuss and explore the challenges and future research directions around socio-technical AI systems. The workshop, despite challenges moving to a virtual presentation format, successfully did exactly this. Continue reading →