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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.

Keys: Semantic Web, Information Retrieval, Web Science, Data Analytics

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Reyero Lobo, P., Daga, E., Alani, H. and Fernandez, M. (2024) Enhancing Hate Speech Annotations with Background Semantics, 27th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI 2024) – Including 13th Conference on Prestigious Applications of Intelligent Systems (PAIS 2024), Santiago de Compostela, Spain

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Fernandez, M., Bellogín, A. and Cantador, I. (2024) Analysing the Effect of Recommendation Algorithms on the Spread of Misinformation, Websci '24: 16th ACM Web Science Conference, Stuttgart, Germany

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Bayer, V., Mulholland, P., Hlosta, M., Farrell, T., Herodotou, C. and Fernandez, M. (2024) Co‐creating an equality diversity and inclusion learning analytics dashboard for addressing awarding gaps in higher education, British Journal of Educational Technology, pp. (Early access)

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Herodotou, C., Shrestha, S., Comfort, C., Fernandez, M., Andrews, H., Mulholland, P., Bayer, V., Maguire, C. and Lee, J. (2023) PVC-Challenges Response: A student facing dashboard for online undergraduate students

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, j., Farrell, T., Third, A. and Fernandez, M. (2023) Annotators' Perspectives: Exploring the Influence of Identity on Interpreting Misogynoir, ASONAM 2023: The 2023 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining, Kusadasi, Turkey

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