Neema Kotonya, PhD student of the Department of Computing’s Computational Logic and Argumentation group (CLArg) from Imperial College was invited to present her research on ‘Natural Language Explanations for Automated Fact Checking at the 14th London Hopper Colloquium, after being shortlisted as one of twelve finalists for the Colloquium’s Research Spotlight Competition.

The London Hopper Colloquium, named after the late Admiral Grace Hopper, is an annual celebration of female-led research in Computing. Modeled after the North American Grace Hopper Celebration, the event features talks from established researchers from around the world.

Guest speakers for 2020 were Sharon Moore (IBM, BCSWomen Deputy Chair), Emine Yilmaz (UCL), MiriamBackens (University of Birmingham), and Rebecca Stewart (Imperial College).