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Web Science Institute


Following completion of their studies, our iPhD Web Science graduates have pursued careers in a range of fields including academia, government, corporate organisations and consultancy. See below for individual profiles.

NameCurrent RoleCompanyYear
Chris AdetunjiTechnical Cyber Auditor and GDPR Assessor 2018
Craig AllisonSenior Research AssistantUniversity of Southampton2016
Nora AlrajebahLecturerKing Saud University, Saudi Arabia2018
Gareth BeestonManaging DirectorOther World Escapes2018
Reuben BinnsPostdoctoral Researcher, Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of Oxford2016
Rob BlairLecturer in Computing & Widening Participation Academic OfficerUniversity of East Anglia2018
Tom BlountResearcherUniversity of Southampton2018
Ian BrownManaging Technical ConsultantOracle UK, Netsuite2017
Michael DayLecturerPapa University, Thailand2019
Huw DaviesWeb Scientist and Sociologist, Oxford Internet InstituteUniversity of Oxford2015
Jean-Remy DubocSenior Analytics EngineerEstee Lauder Companies2013
Roushdat ElaheebocusAcademic, Department of Digital TechnologiesUniversity of Mauritius2018
Michael DayLecturer, CommunicationsPapap University, Thailand2019
Gemma FitzsimmonsResearch Information AnalystUniversity of Southampton2016
Huw FryerConsultantHiQ2016
Richard (Will) FysonEPrints Services Software EngineerUniversity of Southampton2017
Jennifer GaskellResearch FellowUniversity of Southampton2019
Paul GaskellData Scientist, EMEA Global DataBloomberg LP (London)2016
Richard GomerProduct DirectorConsentua2018
Briony GrayPostdoctoral Research FellowUniversity of Southampton2019
Lawrence GreenData ScientistKambi2018
Christopher HughesData ScientistTata Steel2018
Samantha KanzaResearch FellowUniversity of Southampton2018
Sarosh KhanEngagement ManagerWhite Space Strategy Ltd (London)2016
Christos KoumenidesWeb Software Engineer 2014
Alison KnightHead of Research Integrity & GovernanceUniversity of Southampton2019
William LawrenceData Science LecturerGoldsmiths, University of London2018
Russell Newman ResearcherUniversity of Southampton2015 
Russell Newman Consulting 
Terhi Nurmikko-FullerLecturer in Digital HumanitiesAustralian National University2015
Tim O'RiordanMedia Producer and Online Learning ConsultantZemedia2018
Jarutas PattanaphanchaiLecturerPrince of Songkla University, Thailand2014
Brian ParkinsonDirectorOpen Rights Group2018
Oliver ParsonData ScientistCentrica Hive2014
Javier PeredaLecturer in Design and Illustration, Liverpool School of Art & DesignLiverpool John Moores University2018
Christopher PhetheanPolicy Advisor, Telecoms Trade Department for Digital, Culture, Media and SportTelecoms Trade2015
Igor PopovInteraction DesignerDueDil2013
Elzabi RimmingtonGame DesignerEscape Hunt UK2018
Andy ThompsonHead of AnalyticsCrabtree & Evelyn2016
Gefion ThuermerResearch FellowUniversity of Southampton2019
Michael SakerLecturer in Media and CommunicationsCity University of London2010
Mike Santer BluPoint Founding Director & CTOBluPoint2013 
Adjunct Professor, University of Canberra 
Jonathan ScottSoftware EngineerGoogle2017
Nicole SmithLecturer in Information Studies, School of HumanitiesUniversity of Glasgow2016
Lisa SugiuraSenior Lecturer in Criminology and CybercrimeUniversity of Portsmouth2016
Ramine TinatiSenior Data Scientist, Machine Learning and AIMicrosoft (Singapore)2015
Gert Jan Van HardeveldTactical Cyber Investigator SpecialistFIOD2018
Jack WebsterUser ResearcherSpotify2019
Steven WhiteAcademic Practice and Development ManagerArts University Bournemouth2019
Michael YipSecurity PrincipleAccenture iDefense2016
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Our Students

Our students come from a wide range of backgrounds and are carrying out research in a wide range of fields related to Web Science. Find out who they are and what their research interests are.

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Alumni Profiles

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Leading the Way with Web Science

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