Siobhán Grayson is a PhD candidate at the Insight Centre for Data Analytics, and the School of Computer Science, University College Dublin.
Her research focuses on mapping the behavioral changes of participants in online social networks such as Reddit. As an affiliate at the Berkman Klein Centre, Siobhan collaborates with BKC Founder and Faculty Director, Professor Charles Nesson, to explore the dynamics of deliberation and community in pseudonymous online spaces. This is a continuing research project that she last worked on as a visiting Fulbrighter to BKC in 2019.
She is the founder and a co-organizer of PyData Dublin, the Irish chapter of the global PyData community for data scientists. In 2017, Siobhan was named Data Science Student of the Year at the DatSci Awards for her work on automated anomaly detection with the Curtiss-Wright group. Prior to starting her doctorate, Siobhan completed an MSc. in Computer Science at University College Dublin and holds a BA in Physics from Trinity College Dublin.