Kim Osman is a PhD candidate in Media and Communication at the Queensland University of Technology. She is currently investigating the history of Wikipedia as a new media institution. Her research interests include regulation and diversity in open projects, online volunteer communities and the intersection of commercial and volunteer practices on digital platforms.

Kim's background is in communications and policy for the voluntary sector in the UK and Australia and she has run a number of campaigns for engaging young people with volunteering and community service.


  • 2012–present
    PhD Candidate, Queensland University of Technology


  • 2011 
    Queensland University of Technology, B Creative Industries (Honours I)