Mariona is a computational linguist at the Alan Turing Institute. She received her PhD from the Computer Science department of the University of Göttingen (Germany), where she worked on developing language-independent methods for exploring and mining collections of digitised historical documents.
Mariona has worked as a researcher at the Center of Digital Humanities in Trier and the Centre of Digital Humanitites in Göttingen, in close collaboration with historians and data scientists. After completing her PhD in 2017, she worked as a computational linguist in an artificial intelligence company in Barcelona, prior to joining The Alan Turing Institute as a Computational Linguistics Post-doctoral Research Associate on the Living with Machines project.
Mariona's research interests lay in the intersection between the humanities and language technology.