Miss Tonii Leach

Job: Research Assistant

Faculty: Computing, Engineering and Media

School/department: School of Computer Science and Informatics

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

T: +44 (0)116 250 6374

E: antonia.leach@dmu.ac.uk


Personal profile

Tonii Leach is a Research Assistant within the Ethics Support team of the Human Brain Project, based at DMU. She is also currently undertaking her PhD within the Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility (CCSR), which focuses on fictional narratives and the discourse on discrimination in global AI policies. This draws together her research interests in science fiction, ethics, and policy and governance of emerging technology.

Tonii also holds a Research Assistant position within the Global AI Narratives project, based in the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence at the University of Cambridge, where her work involves researching prevalent narratives about AI technology around the world.

Research group affiliations

Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility (CCSR)

Research interests/expertise

Technology Ethics
Policy and Governance of Emerging Technology
Science Fiction
Social Impacts of Emerging Technology
Legal Impacts of Emerging Technology


BA (Hons) English Literature, Creative Writing, Physics: The Open University
MA Modern Literature: The University of Leicester
PG Cert. Education Practice: De Montfort University

Membership of professional associations and societies

The British Society for Literature and Science, Member, 2019-


Human Brain Project
Global AI Narratives Project