HateLab nominated for a National Hate Crime Award
HateLab shortlisted to one of three nominees for the inaugural National Hate Crime Awards.
HateLab wins Prestigious Grant from US Department of Justice
Partnership between HateLab and the RAND Corporation awarded National Institute for Justice grant
Police need to focus on first 24 hours following terrorist event to ‘de-escalate’ online hate speech
Intervention by police within the first 24 hours of a terrorist event could be key to de-escalating and halting the spread of cyberhate, according to a new study by HateLab
New AI to Monitor Anti-Polish Hate on Social Media
HateLab has partnered with tech start-up Samurai Labs to monitor anti-Polish social media posts around the UK's exit from the EU
New Grant to Study Brexit-related Hate Crime
HateLab has been awarded a grant under the Economic and Social Research Council's Governance After Brexit call
ESRC and US DoJ Award Grants to Establish HateLab
HateLab will focus on using data science methods, including ethical forms of AI, to measure and counter the problem of hate both online and offline.
HateLab places 1st in Hate Speech measurement task at SemEval 2019
HateLab has won 1st place in the Hate Speech measurement task at the International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation, sponsored by SIGLEX and Microsoft.
HateLab findings on BBC One’s Panorama documentary on Brexit-related Hate Crime
HateLab research forms key evidence in BBC Panorama’s ‘Hate on the Streets’
HateLab research featured in ITV Brexit documentary
HateLab findings on the relationship between Brexit related newspaper headlines and online hate speech feature in ITV's Exposure
Online Hate Speech Predicts Hate Crimes on the Streets
An increase in hate speech on social media leads to more crimes against minorities in the physical world, HateLab study shows.
HateLab and law firm Mishcon de Reya publish online hate speech report
New report reveals ways to measure and combat online hate and calls for tougher regulation
HateLab research featured in ITV News special report
Professor Matt Williams and Sefa Ozalp comment on regulating hate speech and the potential power of counter-narratives
HateLab featured in The Guardian
Coronavirus is the latest justification for extremism on the internet.
Editor’s Choice for The Science of Hate
HateLab Director's forthcoming book, The Science of Hate, selected by The Bookseller as an Editor's Choice for new releases in March 2021.
Sky Sports asks HateLab about the Football Social Media Boycott
Prof Matthew Williams says fans need to condemn racism as strongly as they did the European Super League
Director’s Long-Read on Hate in Football for The Independent
Can we solve football’s hate problem? Take a look at the ‘Salah Effect’
HateLab features in BBC Radio 4 Documentary
HateLab conducted new analysis for File on 4, charting the peaks and flows of online abuse in the immediate aftermath of the Euro 2020 final.
The Science of Hate informs David Baddiel Documentary
Professor Williams' latest book is discussed in BBC Two film 'Social Media, Anger and Us'
HateLab Analysis Reveals Extent of Online Hateful Abuse in Football
First analysis of last decade of online hate targeting premier league football players revealed in The Science of Hate
Director gives expert opinion in CBS Hate Crime Documentary
Murder: First on Scene investigates the hateful killing of Sophie Lancaster, a case Professor Williams covers in his book, The Science of Hate
HateLab Director interviewed for BBC World Service Deeply Human Series
Why do we hate one another - and how can we stop? How and when does conflict metastasize into hatred? Dessa picks apart the science of hostility, with help from a criminologist who identifies the tipping point between prejudice and hate.
HateLab featured in The Observer Magazine
Hate speech online has escalated to unprecedented levels. Matthew Williams, a professor of criminology, is shining a scientific light on who is behind it and why
Director interviewed on Buffalo Hate Crime Shooting
Professor Williams' expert opinion on the mass shooter broadcast on BBC Radio 4 Today, BBC Radio London and BBC Radio Scotland.
HateLab Report: Online Hateful Abuse Sent During the Women’s Euro 2022
Research finds much more hope than hate in posts sent to England’s women at Euros