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Dr Ross Gales

Roles and subjects

Lecturer in Computer Science



Academic Background

B. Commerce, B. Information Systems, M. Information Systems – Melbourne University

DPhil Computer Science – Oxford University

Research Interests

Ross’s DPhil project developed methods to use social media data in disaster response operations such as hurricanes and bushfires. He is currently building out software which integrates his algorithm with existing emergency systems in preparation for the 2023 Atlantic hurricane season and is using similar methods to document evidence of war crimes in Ukraine for the United Nations Human Rights Council.

Non-Academic Info

Member of the Oxford clubs for yacht racing, target rifle, and Australian Rules Football. Game developer and guide dog trainer.


See also Ross’s personal profile and the Department of Computer Science website.