KMi is a diverse and multidisciplinary R&D lab that has been at the forefront of innovation since 1995, conducting research in computing technologies for social and environmental good. Our research spans Semantic Technologies, Artificial Intelligence, Educational Media, Social Data Science, Scholarly Data, Blockchain, Citizen Science, Collective Intelligence, Smart Cities, and others.

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Upcoming Seminar

Dr Nirwan Sharma

Designing Dialogic Human-AI interfaces to further Citizen Science practice.

This event will take place on Tuesday 16 April 2024

Dr Nirwan Sharma - Knowledge Media Institute, The Open University

What does it mean to engage in a dialogue with AI?   How can Human-AI dialogic interactions transform our approach to scientific inquiry and collaboration?   As AI becomes integral to...

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Tracie Farrell is a Research Fellow at the Open University and recipient of the UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship (Round 6). Her transdisciplinary, mixed methods research explores the impact of...

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Carlo Allocca - Photograph

I started my PhD in KMi in October 2007. My PhD research is in the Semantic Web field. In particular, I have investigated how to make explicit semantic relations between ontologies and evaluate...

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