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Phone: +44 (0)121 204 3707
Room: ABS268


Dr Victoria Uren has worked at Aston University since September 2011.  Before joining Aston she worked as a senior researcher on several collaborative projects and as an information scientist.  Her current research concerns applications of artificial intelligence and social media, and the use of games in management education. Previous research concerned the use of structured metadata in semantic search and semantic annotation.

Research Interests

  • AI for business
  • Public engagement with science on Web 2.0
  • Games in management education
  • Semantic search
  • Metadata and structured knowledge


Teaching Activity

BN2214 Enterprise Systems

BN3389 Theory & Practice of eCommerce

BNM804 Enterprise Resource Planning


May 2009 to August 2011, Senior Research Fellow in the OAK (Organizations, Information and Knowledge) Research Group, Department of Computer Science.
2001-2009, Research Fellow at Knowledge Media Institute (KMi), The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK.
1991-1997, Information Scientist, The Welding Institute (TWI), Abington, Cambridge, UK.
1989-1992, Technical Editor, Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre (CCDC), Cambridge, UK.


  • Swansea University, BSc Chemistry (2:1) (1988)

  • University of Sheffield, MSc Information Science (1989)

  • University of Portsmouth, PhD, Computer Science, (2001) Thesis title: Combining Text Categorizers


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