Education
︎Ph.D. in Media and Arts Technology, Queen Mary University of London, UK •ongoing
︎MSc. in Language Science and Technology, Saarland University, Germany •2015
︎MSc. in Cognitive Science, CIMeC, University of Trento, Italy •2014
︎BA(Hons), Linguistics, Hacettepe University, Turkey •2013

Research
︎Ph.D Researcher, Queen Mary University of London •ongoing
︎Research Assistant, New Scientist Live - Chat Lab, London •2016
︎Visiting Researcher, The Culture Capital Exchange, Somerset House, London •2016
︎Visiting Researcher, Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Povo, Italy •2014

Teaching
︎Research Methods & Responsible Innovation, Guest Lecturer, Queen Mary University of London •ongoing
︎Professional & Research Practice, TA, Queen Mary University of London •ongoing
︎Graphical User Interfaces, TA, Queen Mary University of London •2017-2018
︎Interaction Design, TA, Queen Mary University of London •2016-2018
︎Turkish for English Speakers, freelance •2014-ongoing
︎English for Turkish Speakers, freelance •2011-ongoing

Publications | Posters
︎Kulaktan kulaga, chinese whispers, or arabic telephone in O’Sullivan, J. [Chair] (2019) Electronic Literature Organization Conference & Media Arts Festival (ELO2019), Programme and Book of Abstracts, University College Cork, Ireland, 15 -17 July
︎Exploring Audience Reading Behaviour through Interactive Public Displays, the Proceedings of 32nd BCS Human Computer Interaction Conference, Belfast, UK (2018)
︎PhD research poster presented at 6th EITIC Doctoral Student Workshop, Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain (2018)
︎ MSc. research poster presented at Erasmus Mundus Language & Communication Technologies annual meeting, Groningen, The Netherlands (2015)

Awards | Grants | Commissions
︎Creative Europe Liberty EU Art Commission, Artreach UK •2020
︎Contemporary Istanbul Plugin Digital Art Commission •2019
︎Media and Arts Technology Doctoral Training Centre Public Engagement funds •2016-2019
︎Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council UK Research Studentship •2015-2019
︎Queen Mary University of London PGR Students Sponsorship •2015-2019
︎Erasmus Mundus Language and Communication Technologies Category-A LCT Scholarship •2013-2015
︎Erasmus Lifelong Learning Program Grant, Hacettepe University •2011

Residencies | Workshops
︎ Liberty EU Creative Europe Artists’ Exchange, online •2020
︎AltCity Istanbul Digital Arts Residency, British Council & Zorlu PSM, Istanbul •2017
︎Her Eyes Under The Bridge, Tara Fatehi Irani & LADA, London •2017

Talks
︎Freedom of Movement? panel, Journeys Festival International •2020
︎Salon: Digital Dada panel as part of Take Dada Seriously? exhibition, online •2020
︎The Role of the Audience in Interactive Art, bang.Prix seminar talk, Studio-X-İstanbul •2019
︎Art, Automation and Intersectionality panel, Automation and Me symposium, Leeds International Festival •2019
︎Audience Engagement with Text-based Interactive Art, MAT Open talk, Media and Arts Technology Doctoral Training Centre, London •2018

Collaboration
︎Tinnitus w/ Max Paulus, University College London, Queen Mary University of London, bang.Prix •2018-2019
︎in Conversation w/ squidsoup, British Council, Zorlu Performing Arts Center •2017
︎Her Eyes Under the Bridge w/ Tara Fatehi Irani, LADA London •2017
︎From Dada to Java w/ Victor Loux, Sophie Skach, and Zhou Tang •2016

Volunteering
︎Database Researcher, Erasmus Mundus Association • ongoing
︎Reviewer, DISCo Conference •2019 
︎Exhibiton Assistant, Inter/sections •2016-2018
︎President, HU Linguistics Society •2011
︎Photographer & Student Assistant, Hüfot •2008-2013