Bridget Smart is a DPhil student at the University of Oxfordâ€™s Mathematical Institute, under the supervision of Professor Renaud Lambiotte and Professor Doyne Farmer. Her research brings tools from information science, network science and statistics together to build, characterise and assess models to capture emergence and complexity in real-world systems.

She holds an MPhil (Applied Mathematics and Statistics) and a B.Math Sciences (Advanced) from the University of Adelaide. Previously, Bridget worked to model and understand information flows on online social networks, constructing tools to better understand our online landscapes.