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The University of Southampton
Interdisciplinary Research Excellence

Digital Economy

Digital Economy at Southampton has recently merged into the Web Science Institute  

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The University of Southampton is pioneering the development of Web Science, a new discipline that aims to provide a thorough understanding of the Web as a social and technical phenomenon. This demands new ways of working, across traditional academic disciplines, to build skills and expertise in the technical underpinnings of the Web as well as the social processes that have shaped its evolution and the impact of the Web on society.


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