Professor Andy Miah (FutureFest)
Professor Andy Miah, PhD is Chair in Science Communication & Future Media, at the University of Salford, Manchester. He is a Fellow of the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies, USA and Fellow at FACT, the Foundation for Art and Creative Technology, UK. He is currently on the Advisory Board of the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester and Steering Committee for the Manchester 2016 European City of Science. Professor Miah’s research discusses the intersections of art, ethics, technology and culture and he has published broadly in areas of emerging technologies, particularly related to human enhancement. He has published over 130 academic articles in refereed journals and books, along with writing op eds for magazines and newspapers, such as the Washington Post and the Independent. He has also given over 300 major conference presentations and he is often invited to speak about philosophical and ethical issues concerning science and technology in society. Professor Miah regularly interviews for a range of major media companies, which have included BBC’s Newsnight and Start the Week with Andrew Marr, ABC’s’ The 7:30 Review and CBC’s The Hour.