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Past Events

The Statistics of Stairway to Heaven: a Semantic story about Digital Humanities

Key fields in the Humanities such as History and Musicology are central in the major transformation carried by the Digital Humanities (DH). A fundamental question in DH is how humanities datasets can be represented digitally, in such a way...

Presenter: Dr Albert Meroņo
Webcast date: Thursday 09 March 2017
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Towards data justice? Reframing the datafication debate

This presentation explores the meaning of social justice in an age of datafication. It is premised on two significant developments: 1) the shift to a focus on the collection and processing of massive amounts of data across social life and 2)...

Presenter: Dr Lina Dencik
Organisation: School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies, Cardiff University
Webcast date: Wednesday 22 February 2017
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Early Detection of Research Topics

The ability to promptly recognise new research trends is strategic for many stakeholders, such as academics, institutional funding bodies, academic publishers and companies. While the state of the art presents several works on the...

Presenter: Angelo Salatino
Organisation: Knowledge Media Institute
Webcast date: Wednesday 08 February 2017
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How Blockchain Technology Will Change Industries

Hugh Halford-Thompson of BTL will give an introduction to blockchain technologies before talking in more detail about various use cases across different sectors including payments and settlement, reconciliation, and traceability. He will...

Presenter: Hugh Halford-Thompson
Organisation: Quickbitcoin
Webcast date: Tuesday 24 May 2016
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Diagrammatic Ontology Engineering

Ontology engineering is a difficult activity and requires both domain knowledge and expertise in modelling notations such as OWL. The symbolic-like nature of OWL and, even more so, description logics can pose a barrier to entry for those who...

Presenter: Dr Gem Stapleton
Webcast date: Tuesday 24 May 2016
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Junior Front-end and CMS Web Developer

Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
Ģ21,843 - Ģ24,565
Based in Milton Keynes
Temporary contract for 12 months

The Knowledge Media Institute (KMi) within STEM is looking for a Junior Front-end & CMS Web Developer to join their team at the OU that runs a large aggregator of research papers called CORE, and a set of projects promoting principles of Open...


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