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Dylan Thurgood

Dylan Thurgood is a DPhil candidate in Social Data Science at the Oxford Internet Institute. His work lies at the intersection of political science, data science and communication studies. He researches how citizens update their views about the EU, immigration and climate change when they encounter different types of news online, including news generated by AI, hyperpartisan news and public broadcaster news, and investigates interventions to mitigate political polarisation such as the redesign of social media algorithms in his PhD. Dylan has a German-British-Dutch background and holds an MSc in Social Data Science from the Oxford Internet Institute as well as a BSc in Economics from the University of Warwick, during which he spent one year studying at Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona.

You can find him on LinkedIn here.