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Kanta Dihal

Postdoctoral Researcher


Dr Kanta Dihal is the Postdoctoral Research Associate on the AI Narratives project, and the Research Project Coordinator of the CFI. In her research she explores the public understanding of AI as constructed by fictional and nonfictional narratives. Kanta’s work intersects the fields of science communication, literature and science, and science fiction. She previously completed two undergraduate degrees and a research master’s at Leiden University, and recently finished her DPhil at the University of Oxford. In her thesis, titled ‘The Stories of Quantum Physics,’ she investigated the communication of quantum physics to adults, children, and even babies. She writes about her research on her personal website.

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