University of Oxford
Marina Jirotka is Professor of Human Centred Computing in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Oxford. She leads an interdisciplinary research group developing research methods and approaches for building computing systems responsibly to support human, societal and environmental values. She has projects investigating bias in algorithms, developing trust in online platforms and is co-director of an Observatory for Responsible Research and Innovation in ICT (ORBIT) that will provide RI services to ICT researchers and practitioners. She has recently been awarded an EPSRC Established Career Fellowship – a five year investigation into Developing Responsible Robots for the Digital Economy. From her work on analysing the spread of hate speech and misinformation on social media, she was appointed specialist advisor to the House of Lords Select Committee on Communications for their inquiry into Children and the Internet. She has published widely in international journals and conferences on, Human Computer Interaction, Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Requirements Engineering.
Keywords: artificial intelligence, responsible technology, trust and bias in algorithms