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Oliver Beatson

Research Associate


Oliver Beatson is a Research Associate in the Open Source Communications, Analytics and Research (OSCAR) program within Cardiff University’s Crime and Security Research Institute (CSRI).

Oliver is also studying towards a PhD at the University of Manchester as part of the ESRC funded CDT: Data Analytics and Society.

Before starting a PhD, Oliver worked as a Data Analyst for Sheffield City Council as part of the Troubled Families Data Team.

He studied Politics at Sheffield Hallam University and an MSc in Politics with Research Methods at the University of Sheffield. 

Oliver is particularly interested social media analytics and the public understanding of misinformaiton across social media.