The Knowledge Media Institute (KMi) was set up in 1995 in recognition of the need for The Open University to be at the forefront of research and development in a convergence of areas that impacted on the OU's very nature: Cognitive and Learning Sciences, Artificial Intelligence and Semantic Technologies, and Multimedia. We chose to call this convergence Knowledge Media.


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I am one of the senior administrative assistants in KMi. 50% of my role involves supporting various members of KMi project leaders with their project administration whilst the other 50% is providing...

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I research privacy and data protection for big data generated by smart city technologies. In particular, my research focuses on architecture for automated privacy rights management in a smart city...

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Okada, A. and Costa, A.M. (2016) Collaborative open inquiry learning platform applied to responsible research and innovation: campaigns, reflection and deliberation, Computers and Education, IF 2.88


Okada, A. and Costa, A.M. (2016) Community-based dialogue maps applied to online and Face-to-face deliberations for policy recommendations in Europe and Brazil, International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, IF 1.47


Sharples, M. and Domingue, J. (2016) The Blockchain and Kudos: a Distributed System for Educational Record, Reputation and Reward, 11th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning, Lyon, France, Springer

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