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KMi’s Generative AI mini-Scotland Tour

Tuesday 16 Apr 2024

KMi’s John Domingue and Aisling Third have just completed a mini tour of Scotland, arranged in conjunction with OU in Scotland, which was a great success. Specifically, they gave two presentations on “Generative AI: Hopes and fears”, in Dumfries (at Easterbrook Hall) and in Edinburgh (at The Royal Society of Edinburgh). The Dumfries event was...

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KMi congratulates Dr. Joseph Kwarteng for successfully defending his doctoral thesis

Wednesday 27 Mar 2024

On 19th March 2024, Dr. Joseph Kwarteng successfully defended his doctoral thesis, “Understanding Misogynoir: Challenges in Identifying Intersectional Hate”.  His PhD focuses on the phenomenon of “Misogynoir,” an intersectional hate speech, highlighting the combined racial and gender-based prejudices specifically targeting Black women and girls. It explores the challenges in identifying and understanding Misogynoir within digital...


Novel AI methodologies for evaluating equity, balance, and inclusivity within media content

Tuesday 26 Mar 2024

KMi’s grant from the Open Societal Challenge (OSC) aims to enhance our capacity to model the ebb and flow of perspectives within news narratives. Despite the prevalence of social media, traditional news outlets remain essential for informing the public and ideally presenting a balanced array of viewpoints pertinent to democratic discourse. This diversity of perspectives,...

Alexander Mikroyannidis gives invited talk at UNESCO event

Wednesday 20 Mar 2024

KMi’s Senior Research Fellow Alexander Mikroyannidis has given an invited talk at the event organised by UNESCO: Unlocking Knowledge: OER DC Webinar for Open Education Week – Exploring the Future of Education with AI and Blockchain. This annual event serves as a platform for global collaboration and learning in the field of Open Education. The aim of...


The Partnership between the OU and City Council Puts City Innovation in the spotlight

Wednesday 20 Mar 2024

Milton Keynes City Council and The Open University are collaborating once again on the MK:Smart initiative, aiming to strengthen Milton Keynes’ position as a leading smart city globally. Led by the OU’s Knowledge Media Institute , MK:Smart involved over 20 organizations, focusing on technology trials to enhance city living standards, particularly in sustainable transport, energy, and water...

Transforming Education with Artificial Intelligence

Ahead of interactive public events in Scotland exploring Artificial Intelligence (AI), Open University (OU) Professor of Computer Science John Domingue shares the latest developments in AI at the OU and beyond. Within the past decade or so Artificial Intelligence has come to the fore in higher education, with The Open University leading the way. Over...

Happy International Women’s Day 2024!

KMi’s excellence in research and innovation would not be possible without the extraordinary women working and studying here. We invited the women of KMi to be featured in this update of our annual commemorative poster. The theme of International Women’s Day this year is “Inspire Inclusion”. Inclusivity is a guiding principle in everything we do,...


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