Social Data Science

About us

The oxford.berlin

social data science collaboration

We are a group of Oxford and Berlin-based internet researchers with a strong focus on digital platforms.

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Who we are

We combine academic expert knowledge, creative problem solving skills, and experience with public and private business clients.

Dr. Fabian Braesemann

Fabian is Data Scientist at the Saïd Business School and Research Associate at the Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford. His research focuses on data mining and the statistical analysis of large-scale online data to understand market and information dynamics in a digitally connected world.


Prof. Dr. Timm Teubner

Timm is a professor of Trust in Digital Services in the Faculty of Economics and Management at TU Berlin. He is a member of the Institute of Technology and Management, the Einstein Center Digital Future, and a fellow of the Berlin Centre for Consumer Policies.


Dr. Fabian Stephany

Fabian is a Social Data Scientist at the Oxford Internet Institute. As an Economist and Senior Data Scientist, Fabian has been working for policy actors such as the United Nations Development Programme, the World Bank or the OECD. He researches on data science applications in sustainable development, migration, and digital skills.


Maik Hesse

Maik is a doctoral candidate at the Chair of Trust in Digital Services in the Faculty of Economics and Management at TU Berlin and a Researcher at the Einstein Center Digital Future. An experienced consultant at PwC’s Strategy& and a Mathematician by background, he has worked with clients across industries in developing data-driven digital business models and skills.


Niklas Stoehr

Niklas is a doctoral candidate at the Institute for Machine Learning at ETH Zurich. His interdisciplinary research practice revolves around Conflict Networks, Online Media Bias and AI(-driven) Governance. Previously, he worked at the interface of these fields in industry (IBM AI Core, Microsoft Research, German Federal Foreign Office) and research (UCL, University of Oxford, Tsinghua University) environments.


Ole Teutloff

Ole works at the intersection of data science and policy-making. He holds a MSc in Social Data Science from the University of Oxford and studies Public Policy at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin. His current research focuses on the implications of global online labour platforms for the future of work.


Leonie Neuhäuser

Leonie is a PhD candidate at the Hertie School Data Science Lab in Berlin. Her research in the field of complexity science focuses on network models for opinion dynamics, protest formation and technological innovation. She holds a MSc in Mathematical Modelling and Scientific Computing from the University of Oxford.


Philipp Darius

Philipp Darius is a PhD candidate at the Hertie School. His research focuses on the effects that digitalisation and social media in particular have on democratic discourse, public opinion and political campaigning. Previously, he worked in research at the Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society in Berlin and at the Latin American Social Science Institute in Buenos Aires.