June 22, 2021, 11:00 – 13:00 BST

Labour in China’s Digital Economy

We invite you to join us in this live webinar on ‘Labour in China’s Digital Economy’. The programme includes presentations and discussions on the following topics: 11.00 – 11.05 INTRODUCTION 11.05 – 11.45 PART I: DISABLED WORKERS IN CHINA’S DATA LABELLING INDUSTRY Enabled Technology and Disabled Workers (15m)HUANG Dan, PhD student, Department of Sociology, The … Continue reading Labour in China’s Digital Economy

June 29, 2021, 11:00 – 13:00 BST

Panel Discussion: Artificial Intelligence and Ethics

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Prof Bernd Carsten Stahl, De Montfort University. Intelligence for a Better Future – An Ecosystem Perspective on the Ethics of AI and Emerging Digital Technologies. Smart information systems (SIS), those systems that incorporate artificial intelligence techniques, in particular machine learning and big data analytics, are widely expected to have a significant impact on … Continue reading Panel Discussion: Artificial Intelligence and Ethics

Digital Displacement: How Digitalization Affects Industry Standards

Prof. Susan Scott from LSE presents her recent work on how digitization affects the industry standards of the book publishing industry. The development and deployment of digital initiatives is generating significant change within industries. Yet, we know little about what ongoing digitalization means for the primary (ISO) industry standards regulating core products. This motivates our … Continue reading Digital Displacement: How Digitalization Affects Industry Standards

Launch event of a new research cluster: Cybersecurity, Design and Human Behaviour

On 6 Nov 2020. We are pleased to invite you to the launch of the new interdisciplinary research cluster as part of the Digital Organisation and Society research centre at Royal Holloway, University of London. Dr. Nisreen Ameen and Dr. Elizabeth Quaglia will be co-leading this new cluster, which seeks to link researchers across departments … Continue reading Launch event of a new research cluster: Cybersecurity, Design and Human Behaviour

Online Research Seminar

8th July, Joint event DOS and College of Economics and Management, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (NUAA), China Speakers: Prof Lianlian Song, Dr Zhitao Xu , Dr Weishan He Organisers: Dr Ling Xiao and Prof Hari Harindranath Bringing together lectures and researchers from RHUL and NUAA to discuss topics of mutual interest including multiple … Continue reading Online Research Seminar

Notes on Digital Activism

Dr Vera Hoelscher|Lecturer in Marketing| Royal Holloway School of Business and Management On 19 February 2020, the DOS Research Centre organised a half-day event on Digital Activism. The purpose of the day was to learn about the nature and impact of digitally enabled and enhanced mobilisation for political, economic and social change, and how research … Continue reading Notes on Digital Activism

“Virtual PhD Conference”

5th May, 2020 DOS Conference Organisers: Dr Nejmeh Hafezieh, Sarah Salahuddin, Shyam Krishna An opportunity for PhD students to present a key aspect of their research to other students and academic staff and gain valuable feedback on their work.  Above all, during these unprecedented times, allows more active engagement with others in the PhD community … Continue reading “Virtual PhD Conference”

“Digital Health”

30th January 2020 Joint IRC, Henley Business School and DOS, Royal Holloway Speakers:  Dr Philip Wu (DOS), Dr Vicky Weizi Li (IRC), Dr Anna Noel-Storr, Cochrane Crowd Lead and Cochrane Dementia and Cognitive Improvement Group Information Specialist, Radcliffe Department of Medicine, Oxford University Organisers: Prof Keiichi Nakata (IRC) and Prof Niki Panteli (DOS) A joint … Continue reading “Digital Health”

Past Events

DOS Public Events 2018-2019 10 October 2018 | DOS/TIM Seminar: Big Data Analytics Research for Sustainability, Prof. Patrick Chau, University of Hong Kong 14 November 2018 | DOS Seminar: Theorising Online Labour Markets as a Model for Organising Knowledge Work: Insights from a Comparative Case Study, Dr. Greetje Corporaal, Oxford Internet Institute 6 March 2019 … Continue reading Past Events