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Barry Wellman Distinguished Lecture

This review of the evening has been written by Digichamps Sylvian Jesudoss and Elena Tsarkova On 31st of October at the University of Southampton, we had a unique chance to attend the distinguished lecture by Professor Barry Wellman, organised by Web Science Institute. Barry Wellman is a Canadian-American sociologist and currently director of NetLab at the Faculty of Information at the University of Toronto. Continue reading →

WSI input to Interdisciplinary Week

Graeme Earl, Les Carr, Chris Phethean and myself had a great interactive session this morning on the Digital University: http://www.slideshare.net/sotonDE/the-digital-university-idrw2014 Live blogging from #IDRW2014 this morning. Link here http://t.co/3YSyTVEAV4 talking about the Digital University. @intersoton @digichamps — Alex Hovden (@WheelsOnFire92) March 27, 2014 @lescarr and @Graemeearl demonstrating speed dating opportunities at #idrw2014 pic.twitter. Continue reading →

Web Science Institute: FAQs

What is the Web Science Institute (WSI)? The WSI is an umbrella organisation (a virtual centre) that brings together all the researchers and students in every faculty whose work is relevant to the Web. It includes technologists, social scientists and humanities researchers from all eight faculties in the University of Southampton. Continue reading →

Web Science Research Week

The Web Science Institute and the Doctoral Training Centre at the University of Southampton are running a Web Science Research Week (24-28th February 2014) to influence research into how the web is changing the world and the world is changing the web. The inaugural research week will undertake a programme of short term projects for which we are inviting nominations for topics. Continue reading →