Person: Alba Morales Tirado

<p>Alba Morales Tirado</p>

KMi’s Polifonia team presented a Music Meets Machines workshop at the MK Innovates Festival

The "Music Meets Machines workshop" presented by the Polifonia team gave a look into cutting-edge technologies used to represent music history. Led by Alba Morales and Jason Carvalho, the event brought together local school students in Milton Keynes to learn about generative AI and music knowledge graphs. Through this exploration of music heritage information, attendees…

KMi participated at the MK Innovates Festival for the STEM in Schools Day

KMi was represented by three activities at the “MK Innovates Festival for the STEM in Schools Day”. The Knowledge Makers showcased an array of demonstrations ranging from innovative robots and intriguing puzzles to Lego and electronics projects, the Polifonia team presented a workshop on "Music Meets Machines", where it gave a look into cutting-edge technologies…

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…

PhD success for Dr Alba Morales Tirado

Congratulations to Doctor Alba Morales Tirado, who successfully defended her thesis today. Alba’s PhD was entitled "Health condition evolution for effective use of electronic records: knowledge representation, acquisition, and reasoning”. Recently, there has been a growing interest in aspects of smart living, particularly due to the increasing adoption and use of Electronic Health Records (EHR)….

Athena Swan Silver Award Success

KMi is delighted to announce that we have received an Athena Swan Silver Award following our recent submission to Advance HE.   The Athena Swan Self-Assessment (SAT) Team had membership drawn from our academic, professional services and doctoral students. Prof Advaith Siddharthan, who led SAT’s submission over the past year, said: “Our most compelling narratives were…

Alba Morales’ Paper Presented at K-CAP 2021

KMi PhD student Alba Morales attended the 11th KCap Online Conference which took place on 2nd to 3rd December.  Alba presented a paper entitled: "Reasoning on Health Condition Evolution for Enhanced Detection of Vulnerable People in Emergency Settings" which she co-authored with Dr. Enrico Daga and Prof. Enrico Motta.  The International Conference on Knowledge Capture (K-CAP) is one of the reference venues for researchers in Knowledge Engineering and its applications in areas…

KMi Celebrates International Women’s Day 2021

Happy International Women’s Day 2021! This year’s theme is #ChooseToChallenge and we invite you to join in the many celebrations in KMi and around the Open University.  KMi’s IWD celebrations We have created this special feature page showcasing video messages from KMi Director, Professor John Domingue, and other staff members. They talk about the inspirational women who have impressed or influenced…

KMi at EKAW 2020 Ethical and Trustworthy Knowledge Engineering

The 22nd International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management (EKAW 2020) will be held virtually on 16-18 September 2020. EKAW is one of the leading international conferences in the area of knowledge engineering and its applications. This year, it is being organised by the Free University of Bolzen-Bolzano. This year’s theme was "Ethical and…

KMi, the first 25 years

At the 25th Anniversary KMi Festival we invited staff from across the OU campus to come and find out how our latest knowledge and media technologies are impacting education, science, and cities.  The Festival attendees included Lady Kitty Chisholm, one of the three founders of KMi, the STEM Executive Dean, Nick Braithwaite, and the new…