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Renata Brandão

Digital Mediations Post-Doctoral Researcher

Renata is the Post-Doctoral Researcher for the Digital Mediations strand, exploring the effects of digital practices in Modern Languages research. Her research focuses on the uses and representation of data across media outlets. Previously, Renata worked as a data journalist for an award-winning content agency. She has a PhD in Journalism from the University of Sheffield. Her dissertation examined how statistics are used to articulate journalist narratives and shape news discourses of science in the news. Throughout the years Renata has acquired progressive experience spanning all facets of data research and the agency of journalism. This project fascinates her as it allows her to further develop her expertise in data research and its mediation while looking at it from a new, exciting perspective.