Welcome Helena

We are delighted to welcome Helena Webb to Horizon.

Helen is an inter-disciplinary researcher working at the intersection of society and technology. She has worked on projects that combine social science and computer science approaches to explore the ways in which users interact with technologies in different kinds of setting, and how social action both shapes and is shaped by innovation. The projects she works on typically seek to identify mechanisms for the improved design, responsible development and effective regulation of technologies.

Helena’s research has focused on a number of topic areas including, social media, algorithmic bias, AI, and social robots and she has taught subjects including software requirements, ethics, responsible innovation, and computers in society.