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Papers and Reports

Listed below are just a few of the reports developed by University of Southampton academics concerning policy issues as well as some externally published reports. 

TitleAuthor/sPublication Date
Privacy, Privacy-Enhancing Technologies & the IndividualKieron O'Hara2022
The Social Data Foundation model: Facilitating health and social care transformation through datatrust servicesMichael Boniface, Laura Carmichael, Laura Carmichael, and Sophie Stalla-Bourdillon and Steve Taylor2022
Engineering the revolution? Imagining the role of new digital technologies in infrastructure work futuresPauline Leonard, Roger Tyers2021
Turing Annual Report The Alan Turing Institute2021
Understanding Online Hate: VSP Regulation and the broader contextBertie Vidgen, Emily Burden, Helen Margetts2021
‘Go fish’: Conceptualising the challenges of engaging national web archives for digital research. Int J Digit HumanitiesJess Ogden, Emily Maemura2021
Exploring Legal mechanisms for Data StewardshipAda Lovelace Institute2021
2020 Annual ReportOpen Data Institute2021
Tweets and quacks: network and content analyses of providers of non-science-based anti-cancer treatments and their supporters on Twitter Anita Lavorgna, Les Carr2021
Turing Annual ReportThe Alan Turing Institute2020
Science behind AI: the evolution of trend, mobility, and collaboration Wendy Hall2020
The need for machine-processable agreements in health data managementGeorgios Konstantinidis, Adriane Chapman, Mark Weal, Ahmed Alzubaidi, Lisa Ballard, Anneke Lucassen2020
5G service delivery platform: 360 VR vertical as an example Michael Boniface, Stephen Phillips, Sebastian Robitzsch, Dirk Trossen, Kay Haensge2020
From FAIR research data toward FAIR and open research software Wilhelm Hasselbring, Les Carr, Simon Hettrick, Heather Packer and Thanassis Tiropanis2020
'Enabling Smart Rural: The Open Data GapJohanna Walker, Gefion Thuermer, Elena Simperl, Esther Huyer, Gianfranco Cecconi2019
Data Protection by Design: Building the foundations of trustworthy data sharingSophie Stalla-Bourdillon, Gefion Thuermer, Johanna Walker, Laura Carmichael2019
Anonymising personal data: where do we stand now?Sophie Stalla-Bourdillon2019
Characterising dataset search – an analysis of search logs and data requests Emilia Kacprza, Laura Koesten, Luis Ibanez Gonzalez, Tom Blount, Jeni Tennison, Elena Simperl2019
The GDPR: A game changer for electronic identification schemes? The case study of Gov.UK Verify Sophie Stalla-Bourdillon, Henry Pearce, Niko Tsakalakis2019
Expert finding in community question answering: a reviewZhang Sha Yuan, Jie Tang Yu, Wendy Hall, Juan Cabota Bautista2019
Web science in Europe: beyond boundaries Steffen Staab, Susan Halford, Wendy Hall2019
On Blockchains and the General Data Protection RegulationLuis-Daniel Ibáñez, Kieron O'Hara and Elena Simperl  2018
Understanding the production and circulation of social media data: toward methodological principles and praxis Susan Halford, Mark Weal, Ramine Tinati, Catherine Pope, Les Carr2018
Four Internets: The Geopolitics of Digital GovernanceKieron O'Hara and Dame Wendy Hall2018
Where the smart things are: Social machines and the Internet of ThingsPaul Smart, Aastha Madaan, Wendy Hall2018
The Open Data and EntrepreneurshipJohanna Walker and Elena Simperl2018
AI Review: Growing the artificial intelligence industry in the UK Wendy Hall and Jérôme Pesenti2017
The Future of Open Data PortalsElena Simperl and Johanna Walker2017
Open Data and PrivacyElena Simperl, Kieron O'Hara and Richard Gomer2016



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