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Web Science Institute

Our Research

Our PhD students and Alumni have carried out research in a wide range of fields related to Web Science.

These include:

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Disaster Management

Trained geographer Briony Gray focused her research on how the use of digital technologies and social media can be improved during natural disasters.

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Peace-Building

Jennifer Gaskell developed innovative research using networked technologies to help rebuild societies broken down by violent conflict and war.

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Open Science

Samantha Kanza graduated in 2018 and her PhD combined Computer Science and Chemistry.

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Finance

Paul Gaskell, graduated in 2016 and is working as a Data Scientist (Manager), for Bloomberg LP, London.

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Online Health

Lisa Sigiura's PhD research crossed the disciplines of health sciences, social science and computer science and has led her to obtaining her ideal job. 

Cyber Security

Cyber Security

Gert Jan van Hardeveld, graduated in 2018 and works as a Tactical Cyber Investigation Specialist.

Digital Humanities

Digital Humanities

Terhi Nurmikko-Fuller, graduated in 2015 credits the CDT with enabling her to bring together all the different topics she had studied for her BA, MPhil and MSc.

CDT Research

Web Science CDT Research booklet

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