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 …

Computational Social Science Event, Sept 2-4 2019, Zurich

3rd European Symposium on Societal Challenges in Computational Social Science (#eurocss) This year’s focus: Polarization and Radicalization Venue: ETH Zurich, Switzerland Dates: September 2-4, 2019 Website: http://symposium.computationalsocialscience.eu ——————————- KEYNOTE SPEAKERS ——————————- Andreas Flache (University of Groningen) Philip Leifeld (University of Essex) Helen Margetts (Oxford Internet Institute & The Alan Turing …

Initial Statements of Interest sought for hosting the 12th or 13th ACM Web Science Conferences (WebSci 2020 and WebSci 2021)

Deadline: 30 April 2019 ****************************************************************** The Steering Committee of ACM WebSci is seeking statements of interest from organizations or consortia interested in hosting the 12th or 13th ACM Web Science Conferences (WebSci 2020 and WebSci 2021). The conference series usually moves between the continents.  We will accept bids from all …