dr. (Joao Fernando) JF Ferreira Goncalves

Biography

João Gonçalves is Associate Professor in the Department of Media and Communication at Erasmus University Rotterdam (Netherlands). His research relates to artificial intelligence, democracy and the impacts of digitalization. He investigates topics such as online hate speech, discrimination from artificial intelligence algorithms and developed the Erasmian Language Model, an open-source and sustainable alternative to ChatGPT. Together with Jason Pridmore, he was awarded the Horizon Europe SEISMEC (Supporting European Industry Success Maximization through Empowerment Centered development) project funded with 10 million euros by the European Commission, leading a consortium of 31 partners in 17 countries. He also received a VENI talent grant worth €280,000 from the Dutch Research Council to investigate data quality in artificial intelligence using social science methods. He has published in international journals such as New Media & Society, Journalism, Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, Political Communication and AI & Society. He is also co-lead theme for The Digital Society in the SSH-Breed programme.

Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication

Associate professor | Department of Media and Communication
Email
ferreiragoncalves@eshcc.eur.nl

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Work

Master Class

Year Level
MA, MA, MA, MA, MA
Year
2023
Course Code
CM4500

Unboxing the Algorithms

Year Level
MA, MA
Year
2023
Course Code
CM4606

Master Thesis

Year Level
MA, MA, MA, MA, MA
Year
2023
Course Code
CM5000

ArtificiaI Intelligence and Societal Imp

Level
Minor
Year Level
Minor
Year
2023
Course Code
CM9007

Media and Business Transformations

Level
MA
Year Level
MA
Year
2023
Course Code
CM4101

News regarding dr. (Joao Fernando) JF Ferreira Goncalves

Responsible Engagement with AI in Organisations

How to engage responsibly with AI as an organisation? This question was central to the first cross-cluster meeting of REACT and ROCCS last month.
AI in Organizations

Making AI “less artificial”

João Gonçalves received a Veni grant for his research on using social science within AI.
Joao Fernando Ferreirea Goncalves

Twelve Veni grants for Rotterdam researchers

Twelve scientists from Erasmus University Rotterdam and Erasmus MC will receive Veni funding from the NWO to further develop their research ideas.
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