Carolyn Ashurst

Senior Research Scholar

Carolyn is a Senior Research Scholar at the Future of Humanity Institute and Research Affiliate with the Centre for the Governance of AI. Her research focuses on improving the societal impacts of machine learning and related technologies, including topics in AI governance, responsible machine learning, and algorithmic fairness. Her technical fairness research focuses on using causal models to formalise incentives for fairness related behaviours. Carolyn recently co-organised the NeurIPS workshop on Navigating the Broader Impacts of AI Research, and has taught courses on AI Ethics and Society at the University of Oxford. Previously, she worked as a data and research scientist in various roles within government and finance. She holds an MMath and PhD from the University of Bath.