About Tim

Tim Davies is an interdisciplinary social researcher, consultant and facilitator working on projects that harness data, technology and collaboration for social change. He is currently Director of Research at Connected by Data. 

He was co-founder and member of Open Data Services Co-operative from 2015 to 2018, working to secure civic impacts from open data. Prior to that he was research lead for a global research network on open data in developing countries for the World Wide Web Foundation and contributed to the civil society network shaping the UK’s Open Government Partnership National Action Plan.

Tim has an MSc in Social Science of the Internet from the Oxford Internet Institute, a BA in Politics Philosophy and Economics from Oriel College, Oxford, and has undertaken doctoral studies in the Web Science DTC at the University of Southampton. He was Fellow and then Affiliate from 2013 – 2015 at the Harvard Berkman Centre for Internet and Society, and was in October 2019 was a resident in AI at the Rockefeller Bellagio Center.

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