My Research

My research interests span a number of topics:

  • Formal models of Information Retrieval; in particular I am interested in
    • models of search, information seeking and interactions
    • semantic models of search
    • exploiting word embeddings in Information Retrieval
    • evaluation of Information Retrieval (including task-based evaluation)
  • Medical/Health Information Retrieval; in particular I am interested in
    • retrieval models & strategies for consumers searching the web for health advise
    • retrieval models & strategies for cohort identification for clinical trials
    • retrieval models & strategies for clinical decision support and evidence-based medicine
    • retrieval models & strategies for automatic systematic review
    • health search evaluation


See my publications for more information (also see my Google Scholar profile for an up to date list of publications).