WST Trustee featured in Royal Society Series

Professor Dame Wendy Hall, CEO of WST and head of Southampton’s WSTnet Lab the Web Science Institute (WSI) features in a new series of short films featuring Fellows of the Royal Society discussing their favourite scientists in history. In an interview with Professor Brian Cox, Dame Wendy talks about the …

A Contract for the Web

Sir Tim Berners-Lee has launched a new website called contractfortheweb.org intended to lay out the behaviour/responsibilities of international internet giants, such as Google and Facebook, national governments and individual web citizens.  The document is 32 page long and calls itself as “a global plan of action to make our online world safe …

12th International ACM Conference on Web Science

Announcing the 12th International ACM Conference on Web Science to be held on July 7th – July 10th, 2020, in Southampton, UK. The ACM WebSci conference brings together researchers from multiple disciplines, like computer science, sociology, economics, information science, anthropology and psychology. Web Science is the emergent study of the …