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Dr Miriam Fernandez is a Senior Research Fellow at the Knowledge Media Institute (KMi), Open University, and a member of KMi's Social Data Science Group. Before joining KMi, she was research associate at Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain and software engineer (internship) at Google Zurich, Switzerland. Her research is at the intersection of the Web Science (WS) and Semantic Web communities (SW), where she has contributed with more than 100 peer-reviewed articles in various leading conferences and journals. She has extensive expertise in leading EU and national projects. She frequently participates in organising committees and editorial boards of the top SW and WS conferences, recently being program co-chair of the International Semantic Web conference in 2017, and serving as editor for the Journal of Web Semantics. Dr. Fernandez is the Athena SWAN champion for KMi, leading key initiatives to increase equality diversity in higher education.


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Best Paper Awarded to Joseph Kwarteng at ASONAM 2021

Congratulations to Joseph Kwarteng, our PhD Research Student who has won Best Paper at ASONAM, for his publication: "Misogynoir: Public Online Response Towards Self-Reported Misogynoir", alongside his co-authors Tracie Farrell, Miriam Fernandez and Serena Coppolino Perfumi....Read more

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EU H2020 project to develop advanced method for detecting and measuring violent radicalisation behaviour on social media. ...Read more

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A Decarbonisation Platform for Citizen Empowerment and Translating Collective Awareness into Behavioural Change...Read more

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The Open University
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