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Anna De Liddo co-organises Critical Deliberative Democracy Tech Workshop at the CT2023 Conference

The biennial Communities and Technologies (C&T) conference (C&T 2023) took place last week in Lahti, Finland. This conference provides an unparalleled platform for interdisciplinary dialogue amongst researchers, practitioners, industry experts, and community advocates living in the intersection of communities and technology. The five-day event had a diverse program of research presentations, workshops, insightful panel discussions,…

Extended Semantic Web Conference 20th Anniversary

The Semantic Web Community gathered in Crete for the 20th Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC 2023) to hear the latest results in research, technologies, and applications in its field. This is a major venue for discussing the latest scientific results and technology innovations around semantic technologies. In addition to a technical program organized over numerous…

KMi Team take part in Annual Running Club Relay

Well done to the Knowledge Media Runners, Harith Alani, Jason Carvalho, Rachel Coignac-Smith, Alba Morales-Tirado, who finished in the top half of the rankings – 29th out of 61 teams –  in the annual OU Running Club Relay Race. This was the first race held since 2019 due to things being on hold for a couple…

KMi Doctoral Students present their research in Austin, Texas

Congratulations to three KMi’s Doctoral Students who presented their research to the international community in Austin Texas last week.   Ángel Pavón Pérez and Joseph Kwarteng presented papers at the 15th ACM Web Science Conference 2023 (WebSci 2023) in Austin Texas on 1st May. Each student were lead authors representing their co-author teams. Ángel took part…

Ahead in the Cloud: Lifelong Learning in the Age of AI

Professor John Domingue is featured in a podcast where he discusses Lifelong Learning in the Age of AI with researcher and writer Chad Watt. The podcast is the latest in the Ahead in the Cloud series hosted by the Infosys Knowledge Institute where business leaders share what they’ve learned on their cloud journey. In the discussion, John outlines the innovative…

KMi article among the top 10 most downloaded in 2022 for International Journal of Social Robotics

Congratulations to Gianluca Bardaro, Alessio Antonini & Enrico Motta whose article Robots for Elderly Care in the Home: A Landscape Analysis and Co-Design Toolkit has been announced as one of the Top 10 Downloaded Articles in the International Journal of Social Robotics in 2022. The article, published in August 2021, was based on a case study for the EU…

Tiff Leek is awarded a Social Microbe Residency

Congratulations to Tiff Leek, a member of the STEM Technical Services Team, on being awarded a Social Microbes Residency. Social Microbes is a new collaboration between Then Try This and Dr. Elze Hesse, funded by Elze’s UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship. Tiff is a research software developer and animal computer interaction researcher, maker and artist. Her residency will…

ChatGPT and Friends: How Generative AI is Going to Change Everything

On March 23, 2023, KMi hosted an open forum called "How Generative AI is Going to Change Everything." The event was about ChatGPT and related technologies such as DALL E 2 and Stable Diffussion. It aimed to explain what lies underneath this type of AI, including its limitations, facilitate discussions and see if there was…

Summer Scholarships for Young Black People – The 2023 Call is Open

Since 2020, KMi have provided financial support to Black scholars to enable them to experiment in a cutting-edge field, that can help to change the world. Hot technology topics previously covered include: Misinformation, Robotics, Human Computer Interaction, Blockchain and Knowledge Graphs. The 4th call is now open. Three successful applicants will receive financial support with a…

Happy International Women’s Day 2023

Happy International Women’s Day 2023! We invited women in KMi to be featured in this update of our annual commemorative poster.   KMi are proud to #EmbraceEquity throughout the year.  We are one of a handful of computer science units with Athena Swan silver awards. This award, received in 2022, recognises the positive impacts of our actions over the…

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