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The Digital Ethics Lab supports researchers with expertise spanning a wide range of interrelated social, economic, political, legal, industrial, technical and ethical issues of the Internet.

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  • Luciano Floridi
    Luciano Floridi
    Luciano Floridi‘s research areas are the philosophy of Information, information and computer ethics, and the philosophy of technology.
    Director Digital Ethics Lab, Professor of Philosophy and Ethics of Information
  • Mariarosaria Taddeo
    Mariarosaria Taddeo's main research areas are information and computer ethics, philosophy of information, philosophy of technology, ethics of cyber-conflict, cyber-security, and applied ethics.
    Deputy Director Digital Ethics Lab, Research Fellow
  • Patrick Allo
    Patrick Allo’s main research is in logic and the philosophy of information.
    Research Associate
  • James Williams
    James Williams is a doctoral candidate at the Oxford Internet Institute. He studies the ethics of attention and persuasion in technology design.
    Research Associate
  • David Watson
    David Watson is a doctoral candidate at the Oxford Internet Institute, where his research focuses on the epistemological foundations of machine learning.
    DPhil student
  • Corinne J.N. Cath
    Corinne Cath
    Corinne Cath is a doctoral student at the Oxford Internet Institute. Her research focuses on the politics and ethics of Internet governance and the management of the Internet’s infrastructure.
    DPhil student
  • Carl Öhman
    Carl Öhman is a doctoral candidate at the Oxford Internet Institute, his interests fall at the intersection between economic sociology and ethics
    DPhil student
  • Josh Cowls
    Josh's current research agenda centres on the implications of big data, artificial intelligence and automation on politics, business and society at large.
    Research Associate
  • Rebecca Mace
    Rebecca Mace
    Rebecca focus is upon the philosophical concept of self in an age of social media, asking how the Delphic Injunction to ‘Know Thyself’ is possible in our current technological age.
    Research Associate
  • david-landsberg
    David Landsberg
    David Landsberg recently completed a DPhil in Computer Science at the University of Oxford, and has research interests in A.I., causation, philosophy of science, philosophy of information, and data ethics
    Research Associate
  • Nikita Aggarwal
    Nikita Aggarwal
    Nikita Aggarwal is a DPhil student at the Faculty of Law and a Research Associate at the Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford.
    Research Associate
  • Andrew Strait
    Andrew Strait
    Andrew Strait is an MSc student at the Oxford Internet Institute supervised by Professor Luciano Floridi. His research interests fall at the intersection of ethics, technology, and the law with a particular focus on the content moderation industry.
    Research Assistant

Jess Antonio

Research Support Officer and Administrator, Digital Ethics Lab.

Jess is the Research Support Officer at the OII, and is the Administrator for the Digital Ethics Lab.

tel: +44 (0) 1865 287236

Arthur Bullard

IT Officer

Arthur provides first line desktop support for users and is responsible for OII audio and video content production.

tel: +44 (0)1865 287217

Tim Davies

Senior Research Facilitator

Tim supports the growth and development of research activity in the department. He identifies funding opportunities and works closely with OII faculty and their collaborators to prepare external funding applications.

tel: +44 (0)1865 287210

Duncan Passey

Finance Officer

Duncan is responsible for the day to day financial management of the department.

tel: +44 (0)1865 287216

Adham Tamer

Director of IT

Adham leads and manages the OII’s IT and Web teams in the delivery of services in support of the research, teaching, and administrative activities of the department.

tel: +44 (0)1865 287220

  • Dr Andrew Turner
    Andrew Turner
    Andrew Turner’s research area is the philosophy and sociology of health data.
    Former Member
  • Dan Burk
    Dan L. Burk is Chancellor’s Professor of Law at the University of California, Irvine, where he is a founding member of the law faculty. He lectures, teaches, and writes in the areas of patent, copyright, electronic commerce, and biotechnology law.
    Former Member
  • Dr Jenny Krutzinna
    Jenny Krutzinna
    Jenny Krutzinna works on the ROADMAP project. Her research addresses the ethical, legal and social implications of biomedical data analytics (Big Data).
    Former Member