Debrett’s honours Web Science Trust Managing Director

Our Managing Director, Professor Dame Wendy Hall joins Jimmy Wales (Co-Founder, Wikipedia), and Baroness Martha Lane-Fox, (Founder of the Internet educational charity, Doteveryone and contributor to our recent WebScience@10 TV Channel), along with many other luminaries in this years’ Debrett’s 500 list. Described as ‘a leading light in the development of …

WSTNet Web Science Summer School 2017 – St Petersburg, Russia

This years’ Web Science Network (WSTNet) Summer School (WWSSS17) is being held from July 1 to July 8, 2017 at St. Petersburg, Russia. Organised by the Web Science Trust and the National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE), Moscow, and ITMO University, St Petersburg, the School includes keynotes from: As well …

Data Governance in Finance

Web Science Trust Board member, John Taysom writes on the Importance of Data Governance, with Special Reference to Finance in a recent Royal Society and British Academy publication. The report, Connecting debates on the governance of data and its uses, brings together contributions from leading representatives from academia, government and business; including …

Two globally-renowned research institutes join WST Network

WSTNet – The Web Science Network of Laboratories – is delighted to announce that two globally-renowned research institutes have joined the network this month. The Data Science Institute at Imperial College, London, and the Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique (INRIA) both become full members of WSTNet, …