Prof Andy Miah

School of Science, Engineering & Environment

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Current positions

Chair in Science Comms & Future Media


Professor Andy Miah, PhD (@andymiah), is Chair of Science Communication & Future Media, at the University of Salford, where he Directs The Science Communication Space in the School of Science, Engineering and Environment, is the Ethics in Artificial Intelligence Champion for the University, and leads its Metaverse Special Interest Group. Professor Miah’s research investigates the ethical, legal, social and cultural questions concerning technological change and his publications draw on ideas from science, technology, art, and media culture. Author of 10 books and over 150 academic articles, Professor Miah has been at the forefront of debates about how humanity is moving beyond conventional evolutionary processes and towards evolution by technology. His recent works have focused on artificial intelligence, esports, digital health, and the metaverse. Prof Miah has also been interviewed and written for media around the world, including the Washington Post, The Guardian, the Independent, and the Times and he has given over 300 major invited conference presentations over the last decade, at which he is often invited to speak about the future. He regularly interviews for a range of major media companies and has appeared in over 300 outlets, including Fortune, Vogue, BBC, and regularly published with The Conversation.

Areas of Research

ethics, artificial intelligence, immersive technologies, genetics, nanoscience, esports, gaming, Olympic Games, social media, digital health, bioethics, robotics, applied ethics, science communication, philosophy,