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Dame Wendy Hall to lead major review of Artificial Intelligence in the UK

Professor Dame Wendy Hall is to lead a major UK government review on how to capitalise on the country’s status as a world-leader in the science underpinning Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology.


Dame Wendy Hall appointed Regius Professor in Computer Science

The University of Southampton is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Dame Wendy Hall to the prestigious Chair of Regius Professor in Computer Science.


Debrett’s honours Southampton luminaries in Engineering and Technology

Professors Dame Wendy Hall and Sir David Payne feature in Debrett's 500


Web visionaries celebrate “strong match” that will promote the development of global Web standards

The University of Southampton’s Web Science Institute was praised for its “energy and community” at the official launch of a new partnership that will help the adoption and implementation of Web standards in the UK.


World-renowned computer scientist honoured on Ada Lovelace Day

World-renowned computer scientist Professor Dame Wendy Hall has received a prestigious award that honours women in maths and computing.


ECS professor named as one of the most influential women in UK Engineering

Professor Dame Wendy Hall from ECS has been named as one of the ‘Top 50 Women in Engineering’.


The future of the Internet is at risk say global web experts

Global web experts, including Professor Dame Wendy Hall, have warned that the future of the Internet is at a crossroads and we must act quickly to safeguard its future


World Wide Web Consortium selects Web Science Institute at the University of Southampton to host UK & Ireland Office

Web Science Institute at Southampton becomes home to W3C UK & Ireland Office


US Library of Congress Research Position for Professor Dame Wendy Hall

Professor Dame Wendy Hall appointed Kluge Chair in Technology and Society at US Library of Congress


Web Science pioneer named amongst most inspirational in European technology

Professor Dame Wendy Hall has been named among the top 50 most inspirational women in European technology for 2016 as revealed by Inspiring Fifty.


Faculty Professors among Britain’s ‘Most Influential’

Four Academics within the Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering have again been named in the prestigious Debrett’s 500 for 2016.


Southampton professor calls for changes in the law for surveillance by UK intelligence agencies

Professor Dame Wendy Hall from the University of Southampton has co-authored a significant new report, which calls for a fresh start in the law for surveillance practices in the UK.


Web Science Institute: The era of ‘big data analytics’

The University of Southampton’s Web Science Institute (WSI) is celebrating its first anniversary at a special event in London on Monday 8 June.


Professor Dame Wendy Hall receives Outstanding Contribution to ACM Award

Professor Dame Wendy Hall has been recognised by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) for transforming the way the world views computing.


Southampton supports the creation of India’s first Web Observatory

India’s first Web Observatory has been launched by Professor Dame Wendy Hall at the International Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore.


Four Faculty Academics in Debrett’s 500

Four Academics within the Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering have been named in the prestigious Debrett’s 500. Published in association with The Sunday Times, the Debrett’s 500 recognises the most influential and inspiring people living and working in Britain today.


Professor Dame Wendy Hall appointed to new international council

Southampton Professor Dame Wendy Hall has been named as a founding member of a new International Council on Artificial Intelligence and Robotics (iCAIR).


Southampton professor named the most influential woman in UK IT

Professor Dame Wendy Hall, Dean of Physical Sciences and Engineering at the University of Southampton, has been named as the most influential woman in UK IT by a national computing website.


New Web Science Institute to explore how the Web will shape our future

The University of Southampton officially launches its new Web Science Institute on Thursday 12 June to investigate how the World Wide Web is changing the world and the world is changing the Web.


Dame Wendy Hall plays leading role in 21st century Longitude Prize

Professor Dame Wendy Hall is one of the judges for a new £10M prize which has been launched to solve one of the greatest scientific problems facing the world today.


Southampton academics recognised as inspirational scientists and engineers

Three academics from the University of Southampton have been recognised by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) as inspirational scientists and engineers.


Three ECS Professors in UKTech50

Three Professors in Electronics and Computer Science were named in the prestigious UKTech Top 50, published last week in Computer Weekly.


Honorary degree for Professor Dame Wendy Hall

Professor Dame Wendy Hall will this week (Friday 12 July) receive the honorary degree of Doctor of Science from the University of Sussex.


Dame Wendy Hall named one of the most influential women in UK IT

Professor Dame Wendy Hall, Dean of Physical and Applied Sciences at the University of Southampton, has been named as the second most influential woman in UK IT in a poll published in Computer Weekly.


Dame Wendy Hall appointed to Dstl Board

Professor Dame Wendy Hall, Dean of the Faculty of Physical and Applied Sciences, has been appointed to the Board of Dstl, the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory.


Shortage of girls in computer science worse than ever, says Wendy Hall

The shortage of girls studying computer science is worse than ever before, says Professor Dame Wendy Hall, speaking in The Guardian today.


Professor Dame Wendy Hall honoured by Oxford Internet Institute

Professor Dame Wendy Hall received an ‘Internet and Society Award’ from the Oxford Internet Institute as part of its tenth anniversary celebrations which culminated this month.


The Web at 20 - it's come a long way

Twenty years on from the day that Tim Berners-Lee made the first web page available, it is now 'the single most important thing breaking down barriers around the world', according to Professor Dame Wendy Hall, who will be speaking about the anniversary on BBC Breakfast News tomorrow (Saturday 6 August).


24 March 2011
Software Development Times

Wendy Hall looks back on her tenure as President of the ACM and reflects on some upcoming developments in the way we use the Web.
ACM president Wendy Hall looks back at tenure and ahead to Semantic Web


Honours come in three for Dame Wendy Hall

Professor Dame Wendy Hall has been elected a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the world’s largest organization for computing professionals.


Three ECS Professors featured among the UK's top 100 scientists

Three Professors from the School of Electronics and Computer Science feature in the list of ‘100 most important figures in British Science’ published in today’s (Thursday 7 October) Times newspaper.


1 October 2010
The Inquirer

"I STILL DO HATE COMPUTERS," says Wendy Hall. Ironic, since she is one of the most distinguished computer scientists in the country... Wendy Grossman interviews Wendy Hall and hears about her passion for the World Wide Web and Web Science.
Professor Wendy Hall speaks


Professor Dame Wendy Hall appointed to lead new Faculty

Professor Dame Wendy Hall has been appointed Dean of the new Faculty of Physical and Applied Sciences in the University of Southampton.


ECS Professors take part in London technology summits

ECS Professors Sir Tim Berners-Lee, Professor Dame Wendy Hall, and Professor Tony Hey have all been taking part in the Royal Society’s 'See Further: Festival of Science + Arts' at the South Bank Centre, London, this week, and Professor Nigel Shadbolt has been taking part in the Guardian 'Activate 2010' conference, also in London.


Wendy Hall receives honorary degree and city freedom in Greece

The unique contribution to research and innovation of an ECS Professor has been recognized by the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.


9 June 2010
Future Everything

Professor Dame Wendy Hall gives a keynote on Web Science at the Future Everything event held in Manchester, UK, in May.
The Emerging Science of the Web and Why it is Important (video)


Web Science on FutureEverything agenda

Professor Dame Wendy Hall and Professor Nigel Shadbolt are key speakers at FutureEverything 2010 which takes place this week (12-15 May) in Manchester.


ACM visit to Qatar

Wendy is currently in Qatar at a meeting of the ACM Education Board at Qatar University. One of the sessions discussed the gender issue in CS. Computing Education Blog


19 April 2010
Computer Weekly

Wendy Hall was one of the first computer scientists to investigate hypermedia and multimedia, and her influence on the business world looks set to continue as she becomes one of the driving forces behind a new institute created to study the Web.
Interview: Wendy Hall on what web science could mean for businesses


Southampton and Oxford to partner in new Institute for Web Science

The Prime Minister Gordon Brown has announced £30M of funding to take forward research on the next generation of the World Wide Web.


Professor Dame Wendy Hall re-appointed to top-level Council

The Prime Minister has re-appointed Professor Dame Wendy Hall to the Council for Science and Technology (CST).


15 March 2010
BBC World Service Radio

Leading British computer scientist, Dame Wendy Hall, believes that the net is ready for a substantial upgrade.
THE FORUM - A World Of Ideas


ECS research features in new BBC SuperPower series

Research on the development of the World Wide Web in the School of Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) is featured in a new BBC season of programmes, Superpower, which began on Monday 8 March and runs for two weeks.


Why we must study the Web

Students from a whole range of disciplines are being invited to go along to the Royal Society in London next week to hear why they should study the World Wide Web.


The Ever Evolving Web, Keynote at Annenberg Networks Network

Seminar Report and Video of Keynote, 19-20 February 2010


Web Science 'comes of age'

The Web Science Trust has been granted charitable status, in a move which will enable greater focused, global development of the discipline.


The Semantic Web Revolution

Wendy Hall talks about her opening keynote (with Nigel Shadbolt) at Online Information 2009 on 1 December 2009.Listen to Podcast.


The Semantic Web Revolution

Wendy Hall talks about her opening keynote (with Nigel Shadbolt) at Online Information 2009 on 1 December 2009.Listen to Podcast.<>/a>


Wendy Hall gives this year's Southampton City Lecture

Professor Dame Wendy Hall will be giving the 6th Southampton City Lecture on Monday 30 November, on the subject ‘The Emerging Science of the Web and why it is Important'.


Professor Dame Wendy Hall to present the future potential of WWW

Professor Dame Wendy Hall from the University of Southampton’s School of Electronics and Computer Science will celebrate the 125th anniversary of IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) next week with a lecture on the progress of the World Wide Web and its future potential.


Dame Wendy Hall honoured by R&D Society

Professor Dame Wendy Hall, FRS, FREng, Web pioneer and leading campaigner for women in science, is to receive the 19th Duncan Davies Medal from the Research and Development Society for her outstanding contribution toward making the UK the best-performing research and development environment in the world.


InterFace encourages new cross-disciplinary initiatives

The concept of the humanities and technology working closer together will be endorsed by Professor Dame Wendy Hall FRS at an international symposium at the University of Southampton next month.


Wendy Hall profiled in The Guardian

Professor Dame Wendy Hall is profiled in a long article by Anthea Lipsett in today's Guardian (2 June).


Professor Dame Wendy Hall elected Fellow of the Royal Society

Dame Wendy Hall DBE, Professor of Computer Science in the University of Southampton, has been elected to the Fellowship of the Royal Society, it is announced today (Friday 15 May).


Windsor Castle investiture for Professor Dame Wendy Hall

Professor Dame Wendy Hall received the official insignia of Dame Commander of the British Empire from HM The Queen at Windsor Castle yesterday (Tuesday 7 April).


24 March 2009
New Europe

A long interview with Professor Dame Wendy Hall explores the uses, dangers and perceptions of the Web.
Interdisciplinary Internet


24 March 2009
IT Pro

Professor Dame Wendy Hall is listed as one of 10 successful women in IT on Ada Lovelace Day, 24 March.
Ada Lovelace day celebrates women in IT


13 March 2009
Nodalities Blog

Professor Wendy Hall and Professor Shadbolt have been featured on Paul Miller's Nodalities Blog, talking about the Semantic Web. Listen to the podcasts here:
Nodalities Blog


ECS professors warn of privacy intrusions on the Web

Speaking at Westminster this week, Professor Sir Tim Berners-Lee warned of the potential dangers if companies are allowed to monitor individuals' searches of the Web.


Conference to call for more research into the World Wide Web

The World Wide Web and its future development will be the focus of the first European conference on Web Science to be held in Athens from 18-20 March


Web Science ’09: Conference focuses on Society On-Line

Web Science ’09, the first European conference on Web Science, is dedicated to the presentation of research into ‘Society on the Web’.


Dame Wendy Hall leads new engineering diversity campaign

The Diversity in Engineering Campaign, being launched today (Thursday 15 January) by the Royal Academy of Engineering and led by Professor Dame Wendy Hall of ECS, aims to ensure that UK engineering blazes a trail to a diverse profession that will benefit from the skills of all sectors of society.


New Years Honours - Dame Wendy Hall

Professor Wendy Hall, CBE, has been appointed DBE in the New Year Honours List for services to science and technology.


ECS plays key role in two new Centres for Doctoral Training

The EPSRC today (5/12/08) announced a £250M investment in UK science and engineering. ECS will play a key role in two of the new Centres for Doctoral Training awarded to the University.


Three ECS Professors in ICT 2008 Hall of Fame

Professor Wendy Hall, Professor David Payne, and Professor Sir Tim Berners-Lee are among the 25 figures honoured in the ICT 2008 Hall of Fame.


Wendy Hall to address Grace Hopper Celebration

Professor Wendy Hall, in her role as President of the Association for Computing Machinery, will address the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing in Colorado this week.


BBC News Magazine
22 September 2008

Professor Wendy Hall and Professor Nigel Shadbolt of ECS took part in a BBC Radio 3 programme on latest advances in devices that focus on the crucial role that memory places in our lives.
Can forgetful people now relax?


WebSci09: Society Online

Professor Hall is to co-chair WebSci09: Society Online, the first international conference exploring the Social Science of the Web.


3 September 2008
Guardian Online

Professor Wendy Hall is noted in The Guardian as one of the UK's top web thinkers for her work on the semantic web.
Elevator Pitch: Ents 24


Loughborough University awards honorary degree to Wendy Hall

Professor Wendy Hall received the honorary degree of Doctor of Science from Loughborough University at their 2008 graduation ceremony.


BT becomes founder sponsor of Web Science Research Initiative

BT has announced that it is to become a sponsor of the Web Science Research Initiative, founded by the ECS professors Wendy Hall, Nigel Shadbolt and Sir Tim Berners-Lee, with Daniel J. Weitzner.


Professor Wendy Hall elected as ACM President

Professor Wendy Hall has been elected as President of the Association for Computing Machinery, the first person from outside North America to hold this position in the ACM’s prestigious 60-year history.


Wendy Hall awarded rare honour at Tsinghua University

Professor Wendy Hall has been awarded a Guest Professorship at Tsinghua University in China, only the seventh UK academic to have received this honour.


Three ECS professors consider the Web's future

Fifteen years ago (30 April 1993) CERN announced that the Web could be used free by anyone. To mark the anniversary, three ECS professors comment for the BBC on the Web's future.


15 March 2008
Kazinform

Professor Wendy Hall of ECS is quoted on the use of the Semantic Web by Yahoo.
Yahoo makes semantic search shift


15 March 2008
Phil Tetlow's Blog

Phil Tetlow of IBM muses on the significance of the new Web Science Research Initiative, jointly backed by ECS at Southampton and CSAIL at MIT.
Web Science Meeting at the RSA


15 March 2008
Economic Times of India

Professor Wendy Hall of ECS says that Yahoo's move to the semantic web could help it compete with arch-rival Google, which has grown on the back of indexing documents rather than objects.
Yahoo turns to semantic web


12 March 2008
BBC News

Professor Wendy Hall is featured in a video clip on Web Science in Rory Cellan-Jones's blog.
What is Web Science?


Web Science at the Royal Society of Arts

Professor Wendy Hall, Professor Sir Tim Berners-Lee and Professor Nigel Shadbolt addressed the Royal Society of Arts yesterday (11 March) to celebrate the new science of Web Science.


October 2007
Are these brilliant Brits the best of the bunch?

Great Britons of 2007: Telegraph writer Roger Highfield nominates Professor Wendy Hall.


October 2007
Professor Wendy Hall calls for step change in attitudes to researchers

Speaking on behalf of the CST, Professor Wendy Hall has called for a 'step change' in attitudes to researchers.


October 2007
Professor Wendy Hall opens academic year at UAB (Barcelona)

Professor Wendy Hall of ECS opened the academic year at the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona. Her lecture marked the inauguration of the UAB Year of Computing.


August 2007
ECS expertise in demand

ECS Partners Ltd, a pioneering consultancy company run by academics in ECS, was the brainchild of Professor Wendy Hall.


May 2007
An interview with Wendy Hall CBE

Wendy Hall talks at length to Emerald Engineering about her research career, her public policy roles, her position as a role model for women in science and engineering, and the future challenges for the new Web Science Research Initiative.


30 April 2007
Professor Wendy Hall receives South African honorary degree

Professor Wendy Hall has received an honorary degree from the University of Pretoria, recognizing her pioneering work in hypermedia and web technologies, and her leadership in computer science worldwide.


03 October 2006
Professor Wendy Hall honoured for outstanding technical leadership

Wendy Hall, Head of the School of Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton, and one of the leading figures in UK engineering and technology, will receive the 2006 Anita Borg Award for Technical Leadership at a ceremony in San Diego, California, on Thursday 5 October.


08 March 2006
Wendy Hall named one of UK science's 'outstanding women

International Women's Day, 8 March makes a fitting backdrop for the launch of a contemporary photographic collection celebrating the outstanding achievements of six world-class British women working in the fields of science, engineering and technology (SET) who have achieved leadership positions. One of these six women is Wendy Hall, Professor of Computer Science at the University of Southampton and Head of the world-leading School of Electronics and Computer Science.

 

Wendy Hall is interviewed by Stephen Ibaraki distinguished expert and currently President of the Canadian Information Processing Society, for his regular CIPS interview series


Dame Wendy Hall to lead major review of Artificial Intelligence in the UK

Professor Dame Wendy Hall is to lead a major UK government review on how to capitalise on the country’s status as a world-leader in the science underpinning Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology.


Dame Wendy Hall appointed Regius Professor in Computer Science

The University of Southampton is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Dame Wendy Hall to the prestigious Chair of Regius Professor in Computer Science.


Debrett’s honours Southampton luminaries in Engineering and Technology

Professors Dame Wendy Hall and Sir David Payne feature in Debrett's 500


 
         

 

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