New Position – Search Engineer at Cookpad

In January I’ll be taking up a position as a Search Engineer at Cookpad, the world’s largest recipe sharing service.

Our work on the NCRM Methods podcast

Our work on political news sharing communities with Hywel Williams and Iulia Cioroianu was recently featured in an episode of the NCRM Methods podcast, courtesy of a great interview with Iulia.

New Position – Data Scientist / AI Engineer at Adarga

In January I’ll be taking up a position as a Data Scientist and AI Engineer at Adarga, an AI startup based in Bristol.

Our work in Royal Society Open Science and the London Evening Standard

Our work with Mirco Musolesi is now published open access in Royal Society Open Science ( DOI: 10.1098/rsos.160196), and was recently covered in the London Evening Standard. For more on this work…

New position – Industry-Funded Postdoctoral Research Fellow at University of Exeter

I’ll be taking up a position as Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Exeter. More information soon.

ICWSM 2016 paper accepted – Pub crawling at scale: Tapping Untappd to explore social drinking

Our paper with Luca Rossi, Gareth Tyson, and Martin Chorley has been accepted for the main track at ICWSM 2016.

WWW 2016 paper accepted – Measuring urban social diversity using interconnected geo-social networks

Our paper with Desi Hristova, Mirco Musolesi, Cecilia Mascolo, and Pietro Panzarasa has been accepted for the main track at WWW 2016. Update: Additional coverage of this work at WIRED UK (and podcast episode), Independent, Phys.

Visiting Researcher at UCL

From June 2015 I will be a visiting researcher at UCL’s Department of Geography.

ICWSM 2015 paper accepted – Privacy and the city: User identification and location semantics in location-based social networks

Our paper with Luca Rossi, Christoph Stich, and Mirco Musolesi has been accepted at ICWSM 2015. PDF to follow.

Attending NHS Hack Day Cardiff

I’ll be at this year’s NHS Hack Day Cardiff to build something cool with Martin Chorley, Will Webberley, and some Computational Journalism students. NHS Hack Day Cardiff Sat 24-25 January 2015 Website | Registration