Scientist: Owen Conlan

Owen Conlan ESMH scientistProfessor Owen Conlan is a researcher and educator at Trinity College Dublin. He guides the technical development of the Provenance Horizon 2020 project and he also leads the Digitally Enhanced Engagement strand at the large-scale ADAPT research centre, which focuses on research on digital content technology and how people interact with it. Owen is internationally recognised and well cited for his work in personalisation, which has developed novel techniques in artificial intelligence, knowledge engineering and visual data analytics to deliver new understandings of how users interact with rich information experiences. He has contributed to over 180 publications, mentored postdoctoral fellows and supervised PhD and MSc students.

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A scientist’s opinion: Interview with Professor Owen Conlan about the EU Project Provenance

Professor Owen Conlan is a researcher and educator at Trinity College Dublin. He guides the technical development of the Provenance Horizon 2020 project and he also leads the Digitally Enhanced Engagement strand at the large-scale ADAPT research centre (www.adaptcentre.ie), which focuses on research on digital content technology and how people interact with it. Owen is ...

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Provenance: ‘Stop and think’ before sharing online content

Challenging disinformation in the news requires a multi-faceted, multi-disciplinary and multi-media approach. The EU-funded project ‘Provenance’ focuses on helping people evaluate online content, equipping them with media literacy skills and discouraging the sharing of unreliable information. Could interventions like this change the dynamics of social sharing by encouraging engagement with high-quality content?