Person: Anna De Liddo

<p>Anna De Liddo</p>

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…

EDV feature kicks off global Rethinking Debates report series

Earlier this month, the Election Debate Visualisation (EDV) project  was the subject of a full-length feature as part of the Rethinking Debates project. This is the first of a series of reports on the impact of technology on electoral processes around the world, launched by Civic Hall, a US-based community centre for the world’s civic…

Two New Senior Researchers

We gathered at the Town Meeting today to celebrate promotions for Carlos Pedrinaci and Mathieu d’Aquin. Both members of staff are now officially "Senior Lecturers." Director, John Domingue congratulated the pair, and with a glass of bubbly and a slice of cake, they each gave a brief speech. Mathieu admitted that, although he had put…

CHI2015 SIG panel on Online Deliberative Processes and Technologies

A new Special Interest Group on Online Deliberation will be launched this 22 of April 2015!   Online Deliberation (OD) is an important and increasingly common Internet phenomenon that has drawn attention from researchers in various disciplines. A series of events, projects and workshops have been convened by organizers of this SIG. From 2003-2010 there…

Why we need EDV

Even though social media is thoroughly embedded in voters’ culture we have yet to come up with an engaging, interactive way to share our feedback on election debates, but perhaps all that is about to change. The Election Debate Visualisation (EDV) project – a collaboration between KMi and the University of Leeds has created an…

Volunteers rate the debate

Yesterday a user group had the opportunity to test out a prototype Election Debate audience feedback tool at KMi. A group of voters gathered in our Podium space to watch one of last year’s political debates and log our reactions to the speakers’ performances using an innovative online tool. The prototype application was tested on…

Collective Intelligence Workshop @ CSCW2012

KMi’s Anna De Liddo and Simon Buckingham Shum have recently chaired the second international Collective Intelligence workshop held in conjunction with the ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW2012) in Seattle, Washington on February 11-15, 2012. The workshop brought together researchers and practitioners in the field of collective intelligence and online discourse to discuss…

ODET 2010: Online Deliberation Emerging Tools Workshop

At the Fourth International Conference on Online Deliberation (OD2010) this year, Simon Buckingham Shum and the Hypermedia Discourse Team from KMi organized a workshop on Online Deliberation Emerging Tools. This invitational workshop brought together many of the leading researchers and practitioners in computer-supported dialogue, deliberation and argumentation – modes of discourse central to activities including…

KMi technologies help tackling Climate Change: First ESSENCE workshop

May 5th and 6th KMi has organized and hosted the first ESSENCE workshop on eScience, Sensemaking and Argumentation tools for climate change deliberation. ESSENCE is the first public event organized by KMi in collaboration with Global Sensemaking (GSm), a network formed in 2008 to develop human-centred computing tools to help tackling wicked problems such as…