The University of Southampton


Trust and Provenance, Grid and Distributed Computing, Decentralised Information Systems

A quantitative node for the ESRC-funded Digital Social Research programme.

Through the synthesis of statistical and computing expertise the project aims to realise the ESRC's vision of e-science enabling cutting edge methodological developments to help quantitative researchers do new and better research and to provide learning pathways to bring these cutting edge developments into working practices of quantitative social sciences.

Primary investigators

  • Professor William Brown (University of Bristol)
  • Luc Moreau

Secondary investigators

  • Danius Michaelides
  • hy2
  • Professor Ian Plewis (University of Manchester)
  • Dr Mark Tranmer (University of Manchester)
  • Professor David De Roure (University of Oxford)
  • Dr Paul Lambert (University of Stirling)
  • Professor Mac MacDonald (Institute of Education)


  • University of Bristol
  • University of Manchester
  • Universtiy of Oxford
  • Universtiy of Stirling
  • Institute of Education

Associated research groups

  • Web and Internet Science
  • Intelligence, Agents, Multimedia Group
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