Professor, Swansea University
Nuria Lorenzo-Dus is Professor of Linguistics at Swansea University, Wales, UK. She specialises in using Forensic Linguistics methods, synergising them with methods from other Social and Computer Sciences, to develop ethically responsible and scalable technology to counter technology assisted child sexual exploitation and abuse. Her research has benefitted from substantial funding from government and charity organisations globally. She is the author of several books, including a 2023 monograph titled Digital Grooming and over 80 journal articles and book chapters in English and Spanish. She has received distinguished teaching awards and visiting professorships internationally. Nuria currently leads a research programme ' DRAGON-S - that brings together interdisciplinary research and practitioner teams from across the global to develop, evaluate and scale up technology to detect and prevent online sexual harassment between children and online child sexual grooming.