Southampton WebSci centre for doctoral training

Southampton’s new CDTs are in addition to the 72 Centres unveiled by the EPSRC back in November 2013, when three new CDTs involving also Southampton were announced. The University is leading the CDT in Web Science Innovation, which will train 65 students, says the university – that’s 13 students per …

Wendy Hall speaks on Radio 4

If you missed Dame Wendy Hall’s episode of ‘Life Scientific’ which was on BBC Radio 4 on October the 8th at 9.00am, not to worry because you can listen again here.

In the programme she talks to Professor and presenter Jim Al Khalili about the rate that things have changed, how the web is still not quite what it should be, and about the new discipline she has helped to found known as Web Science.

Professor Dame Wendy Hall is a Director of the Web Science DTC

Web Science and Open Data pioneer to receive Knighthood

Professor Nigel Shadbolt, one of the world’s leading experts in Web Science and the pioneering co-founder of the Open Data Institute (ODI), has been knighted in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for services to science and engineering. Professor Shadbolt, Head of the Web and Internet Science Group at the University …

WebSci features in latest issue (27 Apr ’13) of the New Scientist

The WebSci13 Conference features in the latest issue (27Apr2013) of the New Scientist. The journalist who wrote the article was in fact triggered by the title of the paper he found in the WebSci conference program: “Voice-Based Web Access in Rural Africa”. The paper reports on a project which is …