The Digital Curation Institute is delighted to award two Junior Fellowships for the fellowship period Fall 2022-Summer 2023. The two successful applicants are working with the DCI community on important projects at the intersection of data curation, systems design, and sustainability.
Han Qiao (she/her) is a first-year PhD student at the Faculty of Information. Her research interests are a combination of human-computer interaction, design and urban planning. Her current project explores the role of urban data in communities’ advocacy works and how designing data exploration tools through a feminist data science and design justice lens could empower communities and encourage conversations between different ways of knowing.
Eshta Bhardwaj is a PhD Student at the Faculty of Information. Her research looks at the application of data curation to address concerns of fairness, accountability, and transparency of datasets used for predictive modelling. She is also interested in research areas related to decision support for climate change governance.