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New OU research platform invites collaboration on societal challenges

A new OU research platform is open for collaboration on some of the most important challenges of our time. The Open Societal Challenges Online Platform that will enable those outside The Open University (OU) to work with our researchers on society’s most pressing issues, is launching this month (October 2023). The Platform is based on a concept…

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,…

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…

Congratulations to our new Professors!

We are delighted that our colleagues Anna De Liddo and Miriam Fernandez have been awarded their chairs. The promotions, which take immediate effect, were announced by STEM Executive Dean, Professor Nick Braithwaite. Anna De Liddo is promoted to Professor of Human-Computer Interaction, this reflects her excellent research portfolio and the societal impact of her technologies….

Anna is President-elect of the SIG on Cognitive Science Research

Dr Anna De Liddo (Senior Research Fellow and lead of the IDea research team) has been invited to become President-elect of the SIG (Special Interest Group) on Cognitive Science Research in IS of the Association for Information Systems for 2021-2023. Anna will join Luca Iandoli (President-in-office and Associate Dean for Global Programs and Research at St….

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…

Kicking off the Decentralised Web

KMi researchers are among the leaders of a new group of academics, aDecentWeb, which aims to create a web where individuals and organisations remain in control. John Domingue and Allan Third co-chaired the group’s first Decent(ralised) Web Symposium held in Vienna on 17th January 2020. The event was restricted to 200 attendees drawn from a…

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…

Athena Swan Award Success!

The Knowledge Media Institute is delighted to be among the successful applicants announced by The Equality Challenge Unit for the November 2017 award round.  Our Athena SWAN Bronze Award will be presented at an awards ceremony to be held at Swansea University on 16 July 2018. Dr Miriam Fernandez, who led KMi’s submission said “This…

KMi PhD Student success in winning HEIF funding

The Augmented Reality in Activism (ARIA) Project launched this week at KMi with the aim of improving inclusive participation in social protest and campaigning. ARIA will utilise Augmented Reality (AR) and Web technologies to enable people to remotely engage in social activism. AR allows digital and physical world to coexist in the same space. With the help…