Dr Carolina Scarton

BSc, MSc, PhD

Department of Computer Science

Academic Fellow

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Member of the Natural Language Processing research group

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Dr Carolina Scarton
Department of Computer Science
Regent Court (DCS)
211 Portobello
S1 4DP

Carolina Scarton is an Academic Fellow at the Department of Computer Science, University of Sheffield, UK. She is a member of the Natural Language Processing group and part of the GATE team.

Previously, she worked as a Research Associate for the WeVerify (from March 2019 to August 2019) and SIMPATICO (from July 2016 to February 2019) European projects.


In 2017, she was awarded a PhD degree in Computer Science from the University of Sheffield, under the supervision of Professor Lucia Specia. Her PhD was funded by the EXPERT project (a Marie Curie ITN network).

She also has a MSc and a BSc degree from the University of São Paulo, Brazil (awarded in 2013).

Her MSc supervisor was Dr. Sandra Aluísio and she was a member of the Interinstitutional Center for Computational Linguistics (NILC). Since 2018, she is the Secretary for the European Association for Machine Translation (EAMT).

Research interests

Dr Scarton's research area is Natural Language Processing (NLP). She is particularly interested in text adaptation, machine translation, online misinformation detection and verification, evaluation of NLP task outputs, NLP applied to healthcare and robotics, and dialog systems.



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