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Welcome to the Horizon CDT student blogsite.  We hope you enjoy reading about our thoughts and experiences of being a Horizon CDT PhD student and would welcome your comments and feedback.

Please take a look at our Research Highlights page which provides an overview of all student cohorts backdating to 2011.

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A lesson in remote work and open-source success: exploring emotion classification with farmers at CIMMYT

post by Eliot Jones-Garcia (2019 cohort) My journey with CIMMYT, the international maize and wheat improvement centre, began shortly before enrolling with the Horizon CDT. In February of 2019, after having recently graduated with an MSc in Rural Development and Innovation from Wageningen University, I found myself in Mexico and in need of a job. …

Three Actually Isn’t a Crowd: Reflections on my Internship with the UKRI TAS Hub

post by Cecily Pepper (2019 cohort) About the Internship In December 2021, I began an internship with the UKRI TAS (Trustworthy Autonomous Systems) Hub on two projects: TAS for Health and TAS Test and Trace. I applied to this internship as I have an interest in technology and autonomous systems, how people develop and measure …

The joy of building things. My reflection on the internship at BlueSkeye AI

post by Keerthy Kusumam ( 2017 cohort) September 2020 – January 2021 I interned at BlueSkeye AI, a company that delivers ethical AI for supporting mental health for the vulnerable population using facial and voice behaviour analysis. The long term vision of BlueSkeye AI is to ’Create AI you can trust for a better future, …

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Computer Science, Jubilee Campus, Wollaton Rd, Nottingham, NG8 1BB
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