WebSci’20 Program and Registration

Making the Web Human-Centric? New Directions in the Web and AIThe 2020 ACM Web Science Conference takes place online from 6 -10 July and is organised by the University of Southampton. Presenters and participants will have multiple opportunities to engage over a full week of talks, panel sessions and informal …

NHS data contract gives Palantir access to medical records of Covid-19 patients

This article originally appeared in Computing 9th June 2020 A data deal signed between the NHS and the US technology firm Palantir granted the controversial American data-mining company access to sensitive personal data of hundreds of thousands of patients, employees and members of the public. The revelation came last week …

WebSci’20 Registration Open

ACM Web Science Conference 2020 | 6-10 July | Organised by the University of Southampton – delivered online https://websci20.webscience.org/ Registration is now open!!! The registration fee is £50.00 to attend the whole conference, including PhD Symposium, Workshops and the main conference (consisting of paper sessions, keynote talks, and panel sessions). …

Dame Wendy Hall appointed to Ada Lovelace Institute

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Dame Wendy Hall as Chair of the Ada Lovelace Institute. Dame Wendy Hall DBE, FRS, FREng is one of the world’s foremost computer scientists and plays a leading role in shaping science and engineering policy and education in the UK and internationally. She is the …