My research is in Artificial Intelligence (AI) in games and wider applications in decision-making and digital creativity.

I’ve been able to secure funding of over £40 million for research, leading consortia that won:

The EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Intelligent Games and Game Intelligence (IGGI)

Digital Creativity Labs (DC Labs)

Research is really important in developing new technology and making everything run as before, but more smoothly. That’s really important, but…

From now on we will have to think much harder about how to harness research to make the world a better place for all – not just the people that still have jobs or hold shares. We have some big societal issues and opportunities around the environment, the future of work, and the ageing population. It seems that research will have to be used in more creative and disruptive ways to help solve these problems where continuing in our current direction feels like driving off a cliff…