What is Web Science? Check out this new grad program!


Web Science? Check out the Master’s in Web Science Opportunity at Southampton University in the UK

The University of Southampton is pioneering the development of Web Science, a new discipline that aims to provide a thorough understanding of the Web as a social and technical phenomenon. This demands new ways of working, across traditional academic disciplines, to build skills and expertise in the technical underpinnings of the Web as well as the social processes that have shaped its evolution and the impact of the Web on society. The University’s MSc in Web Science uses multidisciplinary techniques to explore the impact of the web on all aspects of human society, from the individual right through to national and global scales. For more information, visit the website above.

Why study in the UK? 

One of only 19 UK universities to be ranked among the top 100 in the world, Southampton offers exceptional quality and choice in a fantastic location, with ample support for international students. In the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE), more than 60% of the University’s research was considered world leading or internationally excellent. Southampton is just over one hour from central London, on the south coast of England. The University offers a range of scholarships for international students for particular courses as well as for those from particular countries. For more information on specific areas of study and funding opportunities, go to the website address listed above.

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http://www.southampton.ac.uk/webscience/index.page

University of Iowa Contact:

Kelly Thornburg, Fellowships Director

University of Iowa Honors Program, 431 Blank Honors Center, Iowa City, IA 52242

  • Call 319-335-1874 to schedule an initial Scholar Development Conference
  • Email kelly-thornburg@uiowa.edu for faculty/staff requests for recruitment materials or presentations.
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