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KMi congratulates Dr. Joseph Kwarteng for successfully defending his doctoral thesis

On 19th March 2024, Dr. Joseph Kwarteng successfully defended his doctoral thesis, “Understanding Misogynoir: Challenges in Identifying Intersectional Hate”.  His PhD focuses on the phenomenon of “Misogynoir,” an intersectional hate speech, highlighting the combined racial and gender-based prejudices specifically targeting Black women and girls. It explores the challenges in identifying and understanding Misogynoir within digital…

Learning and Networking at The Groups Network Summer Workshop

I recently had the opportunity to attend The Groups Network summer workshop at the splendid Lost and Found Club in Leeds. UKRI’s FLF Development Network supported the event, led by Dr Martha Newson and Dr Anne Templeton. Groups is an interdisciplinary network for researchers whose expertise lies in understanding group formation, collective experiences and group…

KMi Research Fellow Tracie Farrell Discusses Ethical AI with ITV

Research Fellow Dr. Tracie Farrell spoke with ITV on Tuesday afternoon, July 13th, about the consequences of Artificial Intelligence on society and her research team’s efforts to reframe the conversation around ethical AI as an “Ecology of AI”.  Dr. Farrell is the Principle Investigator of “Shifting Power”, a project funded by a UKRI Future Leaders…

Shifting Power: Launching our UKRI FLF Project on AI and Justice

KMi is happy to announce the official launch of “Shifting Power”, a UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship-funded project investigating the impacts of Artificial Intelligence (AI) on Justice. The project focuses on the perspectives of those with intersectional and/or non-normative identities that go underrepresented in AI research.  At the moment, the team is running two parallel studies….

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…

KMi Research Fellow co-authors Erasmus funded publication on creativity

Dr. Tracie Farrell, a Research Fellow at KMi and winner of the UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship (Round 6), has announced a new publication today on LinkedIn outlining a methodology that individuals and groups can use to develop their creative practice, particularly when engaging with large, complex problems. The “Kinetic Method” is the result of more than 10…

Summer Scholar Samuel Kwaku Antwi identifies influential misinformation about vaccines

As part of KMi’s third cohort of summer scholars, Samuel Kwaku Antwi was researching the subject of misinformation about the COVID-19 vaccine online. Specifically, Sam was interested in understanding how vaccine-related misinformation was impacting young people from Ghana. This fresh topic addressed gaps in the literature on young people’s responses to misinformation, particularly about health-related…

Dr Tracie Farrell Awarded A Future Leaders Fellowship

Dr Tracie Farrell has been announced among 84 promising future leaders as part of a sweep of research and innovation awarded fellowships given funding totalling £98 million. These 84 most promising science and research leaders will benefit from £97.8m to tackle major global issues and to commercialise their innovations in the UK, Science Minister George…

Congratulations to KMi’s Newest Doctor, Zeeshan Jan!

KMi would like to congratulate our newest Doctor, Zeeshan Jan. Formerly a PhD Research Student, Zeeshan has been a part of KMi for over four years. His thesis, entitled ‘Peer-review on a Decentralised Web’, was supervised by John Domingue, Aisling Third and Tracie Farrell. The paper was reviewed by examiners Tobias Kuhn and Bart Rienties,…

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…

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