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Seán Ó hÉigeartaigh

Centre for the Study of Existential Risk (CSER), Cambridge, UK

Seán Ó hÉigeartaigh is the Executive Director of Cambridge’s Centre for the Study of Existential Risk (CSER), a world-leading academic research center focused on global risks and emerging technologies. He is codeveloper of the Centre for the Future of Intelligence, a new Cambridge-Oxford-Imperial-Berkeley collaboration on the opportunities and challenges of artificial intelligence. Prior to Cambridge, he ran interdisciplinary research programs on emerging technologies, and on catastrophic risk modelling, at Oxford’s Future of Humanity Institute. His research interests include: emerging technologies, risk, technology policy, horizon-scanning, and foresight. He has a PhD in Genomics from Trinity College Dublin.

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