Dr Allison Gardner
Programme Director, Data Science Degree Apprenticeship
Dr Allison Gardner is a Teaching Fellow at Keele University and Programme Director for the Science Foundation Year. She teaches Bioinformatics in the School of Computing and supervises PhD and third year project students. Her research is focused on utilization of machine learning to predict disease, gender and computing, AI ethics and governance of AI.
She works on the IEEE P7000 Global Initiative on the Ethics of Autonomous and Intelligent Systems and specifically P7003 on algorithmic bias, providing a framework for Algorithmic Impact Assessments. Allison speaks nationally on AI Ethics, machine bias and the need for diversity and regulation in the field of AI. She has acted as a consultant for a variety of companies on their AI ethics panels.
Allison is one of the co-founders of Women Leading in AI.