Professor Ralph Schroeder

Programme Director for the MSc in Social Science of the Internet


Professor Schroeder has interests in virtual environments, the social aspects of e-science, and the sociology of science and technology. He has written extensively about virtual reality technology.


  • Social aspects of e-science, e-research
  • Social aspects of virtual reality, virtual environments
  • Web search behaviour, scholarly information seeking
  • Computing tools for global scientific collaboration
  • Social implications of new technologies and scientific knowledge

Media experience

Professor Schroeder has experience of working with the media.


English, German