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Yiyuan (Gracie) Pu

Graduate Researcher, The University of Melbourne

Gracie is a graduate researcher in the School of Computing and Information Systems. She works on building a Literature-based Discovery system for Alzheimer’s Disease. The research outcome will help develop effective treatments for Alzheimer’s Disease. She earned her Master’s in Computational Linguistics (CL) at the University of British Columbia in 2020. After that, she spearheaded a research project that utilized her CL technical expertise to support an NGO called The Doorway. Her aim was to engage the general public and donors, and challenge society’s misconceptions of homelessness, addiction, and mental health. The passion for text data and the aspiration for an advanced society turn into a huge motivator for her study and career.