Dr Jenn Chubb
Department of Computer Science
University of York
Jenn is a postdoctoral researcher interested in the ethics and impact of science and technology. She is currently working on a qualitative project examining the societal implications of AI over the coming decades examining the views of scientists, thought leaders and industry about the future implications of AI for humanity. Jenn has a background and interests in moral philosophy, ethics and science/ research policy.
Her postdoctoral research interests concern the politics and philosophy of research and emerging science, specifically with respect to epistemic responsibility, policy development, impact and ethics.
Her PhD titled ‘Instrumentalism and epistemic responsibility: researchers and the impact agenda in the UK and Australia’, explored the political and philosophical implications of impact as an emerging phenomenon. She has published academic work in internationally peer-reviewed journals, co-written policy documents the governance of emerging technologies and has presented her work nationally and internationally including a keynote in Perth, Australia. She recently conducted research into academic attitudes towards the Research Excellence Framework, corruption and academic integrity.
Jenn has a keen interest in collaborative work of an interdisciplinary nature often working across all disciplinary boundaries. She also has over 12 years’ teaching and training experience in Higher Education.