• I have joined Value for Health CoLAB as Head of Data Science (November 18, 2019)
  • I successfully defended my PhD thesis “Temporal Information Models for Real-time Microblog Search“ (November 29, 2018)


Flávio Martins is Head of Data Science at the Value for Health CoLAB. Got a PhD in Computer Science from NOVA, and has developed his research in the information retrieval field in the NOVA Laboratory for Computer Science and Informatics (NOVA LINCS). Has participated in international projects partenering with the BBC and with CMU where he researched methods for mining newsworthy events from social media. He co-founded to make the news cycle of online news sources more transparent, which has received an award from in 2019.


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