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KMi Summer Scholarships for Black Students at the MK Innovates Festival for the STEM

The KMi Summer Scholarships for Black Students stand at the MK Innovates Festival attracted interest and engagement from schoolteachers, parents, college lecturers, young people, and even the local job centre. School teachers were particularly interested in the program, with many expressing their desire to have us come and talk to their 16-year-old students who are…

KMi Summer Scholarships for Black Students at the MK Innovates Festival for the STEM

The KMi Summer Scholarships for Black Students stand at the MK Innovates Festival attracted interest and engagement from schoolteachers, parents, college lecturers, young people, and even the local job centre. School teachers were particularly interested in the program, with many expressing their desire to have us come and talk to their 16-year-old students who are…

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…

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….

Congratulations Dr Venetia Brown, on your PhD Success!

Congratulations to KMi’s newest Doctor, Venetia Brown, who has successfully defended her thesis "The role of interactive web broadcasts in fostering distance learning students’ engagement with practical lab and fieldwork". Chaired by Dr Aisling Third, the examiners, Professor Eileen Scanlon (WELS, IET) and Dr Lynda Yorke (Senior Lecturer in Physical Geography, Bangor University), commented on the potential value…

Investigating Learning Technology for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Milton Keynes, UK: Along with other colleagues at the OU, Ruhr- Universität Bochum in Germany, Carnegie Mellon University in the USA, EPFL in Switzerland and Diversync Limited in the UK, KMi will be hosting a workshop at the annual European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning (EC-TEL) on the subject of learning technologies for Equality, Diversity…

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…

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