The University of Southampton
Web Science Institute

Our Students

Nicholas Bennett

My research is extracting thematic narrative information from social media VGI and points of interest to understand social use of space. iPhD Web Science, 2014

Clarissa Brough

My research considers the extent to which processes of self-fashioning are being governed by the technology of recommender systems, in particular music recommender systems. iPhD Web Science, 2015

Faranak Hardcastle

Web Science has challenged my views about society and technology, I’m interested in critically engaging with the Web from the intersection of critical design, web technologies, STS, & sociology.

Sami Kanza

For Computer Science to truly aid and improve the technological capabilities of other disciplines, a focus on the social as well as the technological is required.  iPhD Web Science, 2013

Louise Keen

My research focuses on the role libraries play in the archiving of web content, alongside the notion of a potential ‘digital dark age’, and investigating archival best practice. iPhD Web Science, 2015.

Anna Kent-Muller

This course has opened my eyes to the future possibilities and capabilities of utilising the web in our every day lives, from the semantic web to social networks. iPhD Web Science, 2015

Manuel Leon Urrutia

My PhD research is focussed on Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). iPhD Web Science, 2012

Rafael Dola Melgarejo-Heredia

I am interested about value and values on the Web I am interested about value and values on the Web. iPhD Web Science, 2014

Cat Morgan

My research interests are in investigating the sociological behaviours that are developed online through technological processes. iPhD Web Science, 2016

Jessica Ogden

My PhD is focused on web archival practice itself and how ‘the doing’ of web archives shapes what is known about the Web. iPhD Web Science, 2013

Sophie Parsons

My PhD examines the role of social media in UK emergency management, specifically, how emergency responders integrate social media into practice and their attitudes towards it. iPhD Web Science, 2013

Bartosz Paszcza

I aim to build expert knowledge in the topic of scholarly knowledge communication system and perspectives of it's development in the future.  iPhD Web Science, 2015

Javier Pereda

My research is focused on the engagement of Cultural Heritage Linked Data through Tangible User Interfaces on the Web.  iPhD Web Science, 2011

Maria Priestley

The Web is a unique environment for studying social and technological evolution. iPhD Web Science, 2015

Bernard Roper

I am interested in the Geospatial dimension of the Web. iPhD Web Science, 2016

Keisha Taylor

I am exploring social and economic entrepreneurship and innovation by individuals using p2p platforms from a developing country perspective. iPhD Web Science, 2014

Gefion Theurmer

Researching the effects of online participation processes in the Green Party Germany. iPhD Web Science, 2014

Robert Thorburn

I am interested in investigating international legislation and regulation aimed at shaping or directly controlling the activiites of Internet Intermediaries. iPhD Web Science, 2016

Chira Tochia

My research focuses on how we can create a more meaningful Web through a balanced digital diet and management of our technology consumption. iPhD Web Science, 2015

Manuel Leon Urrutia

My research focusses on Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). iPhD Web Science, 2012

Jack Webster

I am researching how music streaming services and recommendation technologies are performing as ‘cultural intermediaries,’ shaping taste and consumption practices. iPhD Web Science, 2014

Peter West

I am researching how doctors could use data from consumer health technologies, like Fitbit and Apple Healthkit. iPhD Web Science, 2013

Steven White

I’m involved in developing and researching online learning, particularly the Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) in HE, and the roles and practices of those involved in making them. iPhD Web Science 2013

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