HYBRIDS Team

Meet our Doctoral Candidates

Our diverse and motivated team of 11 Doctoral Candidates are at the forefront of combating disinformation and hate speech in the digital age. Each candidate is enrolled in a doctoral program at one of our partner institutions, and they collaborate to develop innovative strategies and tools. Explore their profiles to get to know the next generation of researchers dedicated to strengthening democratic discourse and ensuring access to verifiable information

DC 1 at RU (NL)

Investigating rhetoric in new forms of textual mediums

DC 2 at CiTIUS-USC (ES)

Davide has a background in discursive psychology and mediation. He is now working to assess the impact of political discourses on community interactions.

DC 3 at FBK (IT)

With a demonstrated history of working in Data Science and AI, Siddharth is currently involved in discourse analysis and argumentation studies. 

DC 4 at UEVORA (PT)

Exploring political disinformation’s digital pathways; bridging social sciences with AI.

DC 5 at FBK (IT)

I’m a passionate linguist who loves finding patterns in apparent chaos.

DC 6 at UNICAEN (FR)

Coming from computational linguistics and philosophy technology, I am interested in how linguistic patterns  or styles differ between humans and machines.

DC 7 at CiTIUS-USC (ES)

Michele has a hybrid background in Humanities and Big Data. He has been working as a teacher and is now focusing on partisanship detection with DL.

DC 8 at GESIS (DE)

I want to use NLP to mitigate harmful content and make social media safe and inclusive for everyone

DC 9 at NEWTRAL (ES)

Phd candidate at Newtral researching automated fact-checking and multi-modal machine learning.

DC 10 at UDC (ES)

Paloma’s code breaks the chains of online hate, setting a new standard for digital discourse

DC 11 at QMUL (UK)

Bringing a wealth of experience in NLP, Rrubaa is presently engaged in an exciting project focused on cross-lingual claim detection.

HYBRIDS Supervisors

HYBRIDS Coordinator and
DC7 Supervisor

CiTIUS-USC (ES)

Chair of the Executive Board (EB) /
DC1 and DC3 Co-Supervisor

UDC (ES)

Chair of the Training and Career Development Committee (TCDC) /
DC11 Supervisor and
DC8, DC9 Co-Supervisor

QMUL (UK)

Chair of the Recruitment and Equal Opportunities Committee (REOC) /
DC1 Supervisor and
DC10 Co-Supervisor

RU (NL)

Chair of the Impact, Dissemination and Outreach Committee (IDOC ) and
DC9 Supervisor and
DC11 Co-Supervisor

NEWTRAL (ES)

DC2 Supervisor

USC (ES)

DC3 and DC5 Supervisor

FBK (IT)

DC4 Supervisor and
DC2 Co-Supervisor

UEVORA (PT)

DC6 Supervisor and
DC7 Co-Supervisor

UNICAEN (FR)

DC8 Supervisor and
DC10 Co-Superviosor

GESIS (DE)

DC10 Supervisor

UDC (ES)

DC4 Co-Supervisor

CiTIUS- USC (ES)

DC6 Co-Supervisor

USC (ES)

José María Alonso Moral

DC8 Co-Supervisor

CiTIUS-USC (ES)

DC5 Co-Supervisor

CiTIUS-USC (ES)

DC8 Co-Supervisor

GESIS (DE)

DC9 Co-Supervisor

NEWTRAL (ES)

HYBRIDS Secondment Supervisors

DC1 and DC5 Secondment Supervisor

Incipit-CSIC (ES)

DC1, DC5, DC6, DC7 and DC10 Secondment Supervisor

IMAXIN (ES)

DC2, DC3, DC4, DC6, DC7 and DC8 Secondment Supervisor

OPENPOLIS (IT)

DC2, DC3, DC4, DC6, DC7 and DC8 Secondment Supervisor

OPENPOLIS (IT)

DC2, DC3, DC4 and DC9 Secondment Supervisor

IABG (DE)

HYBRIDS Project Managers

Communication Manager

NEWTRAL (ES)

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