Dr. Beth Singler, Junior Research Fellow in Artificial Intelligence at Homerton College, University of Cambridge

Dr. Beth Singler, Junior Research Fellow in Artificial Intelligence at Homerton College, University of Cambridge

Exploring the implications of AI

Dr. Beth Singler is the newly appointed Junior Research Fellow in Artificial Intelligence at Homerton College, University of Cambridge. She takes up this position after being the Post-Doctoral Research Associate on a three year Templeton funded project, “Human Identity in an age of Nearly-Human Machines,” at the Faraday Institute for Science and Religion. In her research, she explores the social, ethical, philosophical and religious implications of advances in Artificial Intelligence and robotics. As a part of the Templeton/Faraday project, she has produced a series of short documentaries on the future of AI and robots, of which the first, Pain in the Machine, won the 2017 AHRC Best Research Film of the Year Award. Beth is also an Associate Research Fellow at the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence, collaborating on a CFI/Royal Society project on AI Narratives. In 2018 she has given talks at the Edinburgh Science Festival, the Cheltenham Science Festival, Ars Electronica, and New Scientist Live.

Please watch our short documentary on AI Ethics, Good in the Machine: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A2PD2uEUqvI and take a moment to fill out the survey linked in the description.