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Jabez Magomere

DPhil Student

Jabez Magomere

DPhil Student

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Jabez is a DPhil student in Social Data Science at the OII. His research focuses on misinformation and developing automated fact-checking methods for misinformation in multiple modalities and across multilingual contexts and low-resource language settings.

Jabez holds a BSc in Computer Science from Strathmore University and an MSc in Social Data Science from the OII where his thesis focused on scaling crowdsourced election monitoring; developing classification models for multilingual election reports and cross-domain classification settings. He is also a Rhodes Scholar.

Research Interests

Multimodal Misinformation, Automated Fact Checking, Multilingual NLP, NLP for Low Resource Languages, Crowdsourced Election Monitoring.

Positions at the OII

  • DPhil Student, September 2023 -
  • MSc Student, September 2022 - September 2023