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Mariarosaria Taddeo

Dr. Mariarosaria Taddeo is Research Fellow (Assistant Professor) at the Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford, where she is the Deputy Director of the Digital Ethics Lab, and is Turing Fellow at the Alan Turing Institute.

She is a philosopher and an ethicist. Her core area of expertise are philosophy of information and digital ethics. Although, she has also developed research in social epistemology and philosophy of artificial intelligence. Her work has been centered around philosophical and ethical questions prompted by digital technologies since the beginning of her career.

Her first research articles focused on artificial intelligence (AI) and the solution of the Symbol Grounding Problem, and then on trust in multi-agent systems. Her recent work is centered on ethics of AI, ethics of cyber security and cyber conflicts, and ethics of data science. Her research has been futured in Nature, Science, and Science Robotics. 

Dr. Taddeo has been awarded The Simon Award for Outstanding Research in Computing and Philosophy. She also received the World Technology Award for Ethics acknowledging the originality and her research on the ethics of cyber conflicts, and the social impact of the work that she developed in this area. Since 2016, Taddeo serves as editor-in-chief of Minds & Machines (SpringerNature) and of Philosophical Studies, Book Series (SpringerNature).