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1 Ten things you wish you didn’t know about elections (and what to do about them) In this talk, Prof Phil Howard explains how we are targeted and manipulated by social media and bots trying to influence voter behaviour. Philip Howard 18 Apr 2017
2 How do we stop our social media obsession from making us a target for crime? How vulnerable are we to crime by the statuses we post on our social accounts? Jason Nurse 17 Jan 2017
3 Les Liaisons dangereuses in 5x5 - Into C21 A conversation about sequels to and e-book and twitter versions of Laclos' Les Liaisons dangereuses. Catriona Seth, Philippa Stockley, Marc Olivier 29 Sep 2016
4 Politics by Numbers: How Social Media Shape Collective Action Professor Helen Margetts, Director of the Oxford Internet Institute and Professor of Society and the Internet, University of Oxford gives a talk on social media and how it can shape collective action. Helen Margetts 28 Jul 2016
5 Creative Commons Hurricanes and hashtags: the power dynamics of humanitarian reporting in a digital age Glenda Cooper, lecturer in journalism, City University, gives a talk for the Reuters Institute. Please note: Sound of speaker decreases during recording. Glenda Cooper 16 Feb 2016
6 Creative Commons Social Media: The use of your online information for the Good, the Bad and the Ugly! Social media, everyone uses it, whether it is to connect with long lost friends on Facebook, or to share selfies on Instagram or Twitter! In this talk, I consider the positives & negatives, security & privacy and how it can be used supportively. Jason Nurse 14 Dec 2015
7 The strengths and weaknesses of social media Jamie Bartlett, Director, Centre for the Analysis of Social Media, Demos, gives a talk for the Reuters seminar series Jamie Bartlett 09 Dec 2013
8 Creative Commons Verifying social media information in real time: from the UK riots to the Boston bombings, via Hurricane Sandy Farida Vis, University of Sheffield, gives a talk for the RISJ seminar series on social media and the news on June 12th 2013. Farida Vis 02 Jul 2013
9 Creative Commons Open Journalism, Social Media and the England Riots Paul Lewis, Special Projects Editor, Guardian, gives a talk for the Reuters Institute of Journalism seminar series on ope journalism, social media and the England Riots. Paul Lewis 04 Feb 2013
10 Creative Commons Twitter-based early warning and risk communication of the swine flu pandemic in 2009 (Knowledge Exchange Seminar) Patty Kostkova discusses Twitter-based early warning and risk communication of the 2009 swine flu pandemic during a seminar on quantitative methods in social media research held at the OII on 26 September 2012. Patty Kostkova 02 Jan 2013
11 Creative Commons Use of Twitter in UK Local Government (Knowledge Exchange Seminar) Panos Panagiotopoulos discusses use of Twitter in UK local government during a seminar on quantitative methods in social media research held at the OII on 26 September 2012. Panos Panagiotopoulos 02 Jan 2013
12 Creative Commons Social Media Research for Policy Making (Knowledge Exchange Seminar) Carl Miller discusses development of effective social media research for policy making during a seminar on quantitative methods in social media research held at the OII on 26 September 2012. Carl Miller 02 Jan 2013
13 Blogging and Twitter Elizabeth Eva Leach, Tutorial Fellow in Music at Oxford, disseminates her research through her blog as well as using Twitter to encourage succinct scholarly exchange. Elizabeth Eva Leach 26 Nov 2012
14 Creative Commons Social Media and your Career How can social media become career tools? In this talk Lucy Hawkins, Careers Adviser at the University of Oxford, reveals the techniques of how to use social media for information gathering, active self-marketing and networking. Lucy Hawkins 26 Nov 2012
15 Creative Commons Copyright in the Digital Age Emily Goodhand is the Copyright and Compliance Officer at the University of Reading. She has a strong Twitter presence as @copyrightgirl and is Vice-Chairman of the Libraries and Archives Copyright Alliance (LACA). Emily Goodhand 26 Nov 2012
16 Creative Commons Rethinking impact with social media Oxford-based researcher Nando Sigona started his blog "Postcards from..." in 2008. Since then his use of social media has expanded into Twitter and Podcasting to engage wider communities in his research on migration, asylum and minority issues. Nando Sigona 26 Nov 2012
17 Creative Commons Rethinking impact with social media Oxford-based researcher Nando Sigona started his blog "Postcards from..." in 2008. Since then his use of social media has expanded into Twitter and Podcasting to engage wider communities in his research on migration, asylum and minority issues. Nando Sigona 26 Nov 2012
18 Creative Commons Which technologies do Oxford University students use? Melissa Highton, University of Oxford, presents the findings of the DIGE Project which investigated the use of technology by students from Oxford. Melissa Highton 26 Nov 2012
19 Creative Commons Which technologies do Oxford University students use? Melissa Highton, University of Oxford, presents the findings of the DIGE Project which investigated the use of technology by students from Oxford. Melissa Highton 26 Nov 2012
20 Creative Commons Is blogging and tweeting about research papers worth it? Does using social media have an impact on disseminating your research papers? Dr Melissa Terras, UCL, gives her experiences and opinions on this question through her own personal findings. Melissa Terras 21 Nov 2012
21 Creative Commons Some people visit the Web. Other people live there. Using his own research on what motivates individuals to become more 'Resident' online, David White will explore the pros and cons of developing a professional online persona and what it takes to get started. David White 18 Oct 2012
22 Creative Commons Would you blog the truth? Peter Gill discusses the power of the blog for knowledge exchange and communicating the truth behind health research findings to wider audiences. Peter Gill 18 Oct 2012
23 Creative Commons What does Marcus du Sautoy do with Social Media? At the launch of the 'Engage' programme, Professor Marcus du Sautoy discusses the role that digital technologies play in his work as the Simonyi Professor for the Public Understanding of Science and Professor of Mathematics at Oxford University. Marcus du Sautoy 18 Oct 2012
24 Creative Commons 23 Things: Oxford Laura Wilkinson and Penny Schenk, librarians at the University of Oxford and members of the 23 Things Oxford Team, talk about their blog-based training programme to teach Web 2.0 skills to Oxford librarians. Laura Wilkinson, Penny Schenk 24 Aug 2012
25 Creative Commons Why the Internet won't get you any more friends Professor Robin Dunbar, Institute of Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology, Oxford, gives a talk as part of the Keble College Creativity Lecture series. Robin Dunbar 28 Mar 2012
26 Social Media What is social-media, and how can I use it to benefit my business? Anna Storrs 14 Nov 2011
27 Creative Commons From Coffeehouses to Online Communities: How the Public Engages with the News on the Web Sandra Gonzalez-Bailon (Oxford) gives a talk for the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism Seminar Series. Sandra Gonzalez-Bailon 11 Nov 2011
28 Creative Commons Networked Journalism and the Age of Social Discovery [2011] Nic Newman, RISJ Visiting Fellow, gives a talk for the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism seminar series on the 12th October 2011. Nic Newman 31 Oct 2011
29 What is Public in the Digital Age? Use of the internet has raised major public issues around the definition of public and priavte information. Director of the Oxford Internet Institute Professor Bill Dutton examines how we can best reconcile the risks and opportunities presented. William Dutton 03 Oct 2011
30 Creative Commons The persistence of identity in the digital age: Living in social networks on and offline Social networks are now culturally bound to online software such as Facebook and Twitter, with a trend in personal persistent content. Bernie Hogan will review new empirical research on social networks and conclude with advice on future online policy. Bernie Hogan 26 Sep 2011
31 Beyond Authoritarianism: Ideologies and communication technologies in contemporary Ethiopia Iginio Gagliardone, University of Cambridge, gives a talk for the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism on the 7th June 2011. Iginio Gagliardone 19 Jul 2011
32 The Social Net(works?): Part 2: Friendship, Community and the Social Media Revolution Panel discussion on Social Media networks asking how are traditional understandings of community and friendship affected by new mediums for communication, especially within the context of Christianity. Presented by the Veritas Forum at Oxford. Robin Dunbar, Jenny Rutherford, Graham Ward, Joel Harrison 19 Jul 2011
33 The Social Net(works?) Friendship, Community and the Social Media Revolution Panel discussion on Social Media networks asking how are traditional understandings of community and friendship affected by new mediums for communication, especially within the context of Christianity. Presented by the Veritas Forum at Oxford. Robin Dunbar, Jenny Rutherford, Graham Ward, Joel Harrison 19 Jul 2011
34 The Social Net(works?): Part 1: Friendship, Community and the Social Media Revolution Panel discussion on Social Media networks asking how are traditional understandings of community and friendship affected by new mediums for communication, especially within the context of Christianity. Presented by the Veritas Forum at Oxford. Robin Dunbar, Jenny Rutherford, Graham Ward, Joel Harrison 19 Jul 2011
35 How Old Media are Using New Media Myra MacDonald, Senior Desk Editor Middle East and South Asia specialist, Thomson Reuters, gives a talk for the Reuters Institute Seminar series. Myra MacDonald 13 Jun 2011
36 Creative Commons Investigative Journalism in the Age of Digital Reproduction Iain Overton, Manager Editor, Bureau of Investigative Journalism, gives a talk for the Reuters Institute on 11th May 2011. Iain Overton 07 Jun 2011
37 Creative Commons Technology and Power: Use of New Media in the Middle East. OxPeace 2011 Miriyam Aouragh, Oxford Internet Institute, gives the second talk in the third of the 2011 OxPeace Conference. Miriyam Aouragh 17 May 2011
38 Collaboration as the future of news generation and distribution Turi Munthe, CEO of Demotix, a citizen journalism website, gives a talk for the Reuters Institute of Journalism Hilary term 2011 seminar series on 2nd March 2011. Turi Munthe 19 Apr 2011
39 Creative Commons Does the Internet Help People Power? Evgeny Morozov, author of "The Net Delusion: The Dark Side of Internet Freedom", delivers a lecture on the political use of the internet, particularly during protests and demonstrations. Evgeny Morozov, John Lloyd, Timothy Garton Ash 23 Feb 2011
40 From Weblogs to Twitter: How Did We Get Where We Are Today and What Are the Main Impacts To Date? What are the most important milestones in the evolution of social media? What factors have shaped their successes and limitations? Kathryn Corrick, Dave Sifry, Bill Thompson, William Dutton 13 Nov 2009
41 Facebook: The Strength of Weak Ties Veronica Sartore interviews Dr Bernie Hogan about his research on the social networking site Facebook, differences between online and offline relationships, how personal boundaries are regulated and the strength of weak ties. Bernie Hogan, Veronica Sartore 06 Feb 2009