Bahareh Heravi

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Dr Bahareh Heravi

Member since: 01/13/2014 - 17:18
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Primary Domain/Field of Expertise (Other): 
Information Science, Data Journalism, Data Storytelling, Information Design, Linked Data, News and Media, Social Media, AI
Organization name: 
Institute for People-Centred AI, University of Surrey
Organization type: 
United Kingdom

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Dr Bahareh Heravi is a senior academic at the Institute for People-Centred AI at the University of Surrey. She specialises in Data & Computational Journalism, has widely published on the topic and has extensive international experience working with journalists and news media organisations on the use of data and algorithmic tools for reporting and storytelling.  Bahareh is is a founding co-chair of the Data & Computational Journalism Conference and a board member of the Irish Government's Open Data Governance Board. Prior to joining the University of Surrey, Bahareh founded the led the Data Journalism Programme at University College Dublin. She was also the Lead Data Scientist at The Irish Times, where she spearheaded the Irish Times Data section, and led the paper’s R&D programme.

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