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Success on the Forbes Europe 30 under 30


Congratulations to Xenia Miscouridou, who has made the 7th Forbes Europe '30 under 30' list for Science and Healthcare, and to Tatiana Botskina who has made the Technology list.

Xenia Miscouridou gained her DPhil in the Department of Statistics and is now a Postdoctoral Researcher and Junior Research Fellow in the Department of Computer Science. She aims to use machine learning models for social good to influence public policy. She helped characterize a new Covid variant of concern and its impact in Brazil, published in Science, which was used by policymakers such as WHO. 

Tatiana Botskina is a DPhil candidate in natural language processing in the Department of Computer Science. She is the cofounder and CTO at Deriskly, an AI-powered software for dispute prevention. The mission of Deriskly is to prevent disputes before they escalate and avoid litigation by detecting early signs of high risk claims. The company is currently in the process of raising its seed round.

The Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Division has done very well this year, with 4 researchers being recognised by Forbes.  

The Forbes annual 30 Under 30 Europe List celebrates the latest class of young entrepreneurs, disruptors and rising stars from across Europe. The 2022 list includes 300 changemakers across ten categories, all under 30 years old, who are inspiring change and driving innovation in their respective fields across business, society and culture.