Dr Stephen Rainey

Job: Research Fellow Human Brain Project and Network Analysis of CSO Participation in Research Framework Programmes

Faculty: Computing, Engineering and Media

School/department: School of Computer Science and Informatics

Research group(s): Centre for Computing & Social Responsibility (CCSR)

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester LE1 9BH

T: 0116 207 7052

E: stephen.rainey@dmu.ac.uk


Personal profile

I am a philosopher, with a research background in governance, ethics, and emerging technologies. I am experienced in writing FP7 and H2020 research proposals, and being a researcher in the European context. My research interests include language, mind, and rationality, as well as AI, robots, and social & institutional ontology. My teaching experience has included jurisprudence, philosophy of mind, Kant, political philosophy, the philosophy of science and technology, among others. I work with the European Research Council and Directorate General of Research and Technology as an ethics evaluator for European research projects and sometimes in other roles.

Research interests/expertise

Philosophy, technology, AI, governance, political philosophy, social ontology, rationality, philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, Europe

Membership of external committees

The British Society for Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour (AISB)