Engaging online communities

A session at TICTeC 2015

Wednesday 25th March, 2015

1:00pm to 2:15pm (GMT)

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Dr. Jonathan Bright

Oxford Internet Institute

Jonathan is a Research Fellow at the Oxford Internet Institute, which is a department of the University of Oxford.

He is a political scientist specialising in political communication, digital government and computational social science. He is interested in how data generated by the rise of the internet and the digitisation of social life can help governments improve service delivery and help political scientists understand more about how people get political information and decide when and how to participate.

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Sandy Schumann (PhD)

University of Oxford / Université Libre de Bruxelles

Sandy is a Wiener-Anspach post-doctoral researcher at the University of Oxford and an affiliated researcher at the Université Libre de Bruxelles.

Sandy explores how the Internet shapes processes of social change. She examined, for instance, the transfer from online activism to offline engagement and investigates currently the applicability of Internet-based platforms for conflict resolution initiatives.

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Dr. Jon Mellon

World Bank / University of Oxford

Jon is Postdoctoral Fellow at Nuffield College, University of Oxford and senior data scientist with the World Bank’s Digital Engagement unit.

His interests are in political participation, internet and society and political methodology as well as electoral behaviour more generally. Jon also works on the BBC’s election night coverage as a psephologist and has worked as a data scientist with the OSCE and Carter Center.

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Time 1:00pm2:15pm GMT

Date Wed 25th March 2015


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