rshute-dhi-picRosie Shute is the dedicated research associate for DHI Sheffield’s contribution to the international research project Militarization 2.0: Militarization’s social media footprint through a gendered lens. Her work involves preparing data, designing modifications, and studying outputs from the concept modelling procedures developed in the Linguistic DNA project, in order to analyse YouTube video comments with Dr Nick Robinson, University of Leeds. The project is funded by the Swedish Research Council.

Rosie’s research interests focus on the intersection between digital humanities and the study of the English language. She is in the final stages of her doctoral studies in the School of English at the University of Sheffield. Her PhD thesis Quantifying Caxton: taking a digital approach to historical spelling variation has devised a range of digital methods to investigate the language used in early print, drawing on mathematics, computer science, and computational linguistics.