The Knowledge Media Institute (KMi) was set up in 1995 in recognition of the need for The Open University to be at the forefront of research and development in a convergence of areas that impacted on the OU's very nature: Cognitive and Learning Sciences, Artificial Intelligence and Semantic Technologies, and Multimedia. We chose to call this convergence Knowledge Media.


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I'm interested in epistemic beliefs - beliefs about the source, structure, justification and stability of knowledge - and their relationship to actions by individuals and organisations. On the...

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I produce HTML5 and Flash software, computer images and animations for the KMi.

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Pontika, N., Cancellieri, M., Knoth, P. and Pearce, S. (2015) Fostering Open Science to Research using a Taxonomy and eLearning Portal, i-Know - 15th International Conference on Knowledge Technologies and Data Driven Business. 21 - 22 October. Graz, Austria.

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Dadzie, A. and Domingue, J. (2015) Visual Exploration of Formal Requirements for Data Science Demand Analysis, Workshop: Visualizations and User Interfaces for Ontologies and Linked Data (VOILA 2015) at ISWC 2015, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA

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Daga, E., d'Aquin, M., Gangemi, A. and Motta, E. (2015) Propagation of Policies in Rich Data Flows, 8th International Conference on Knowledge Capture (K-CAP 2015), Palisades, NY, USA


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Future Seminars

Prof John Domingue

FORGE Open Call webinars

This event will take place on Wednesday 14 October 2015

Prof John Domingue - KMi, The Open University

Forging Online Education through FIRE (FORGE) is a project bringing the FIRE and eLearning worlds together. FORGE aligns FIRE (Future Internet Research and...

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Recent Seminars

Ben Vaughan - DAQRI Inc
ARToolKit Open Source Software
This event took place on Tuesday 07 July 2015


Professor Hans Akkermans - The Network Institute, Web alliance for Regreening in Africa (W4RA,, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Extending the World Wide Web Without Internet
This event took place on Thursday 02 July 2015

Mikel Salazar - Deustotech (University of Deusto, Bilbao, Spain)
An Introduction to OpenUIX
This event took place on Tuesday 30 June 2015


Dr. Christopher Atchison - University of Cincinnati and the International Association for Geoscience Diversity
Fostering an international initiative to mitigate the barriers of full participation for geoscience students and practitioners with disabilities
This event took place on Monday 29 June 2015

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20 Years of Knowledge Media


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