Profile of Prof Andy Miah
Professor Andy Miah, PhD (@andymiah), is Chair in Science Communication & Future Media and leads the #SciComm Space at the University of Salford. He is also a Fellow of the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies, USA, Advisory Board Member for the Science and Industry Museum, Manchester, and Academic Adviser for the International Esports Federation). 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 radical human enhancements. He has published over 150 academic articles in refereed journals and books, along with writing for magazines and newspapers, such as the Washington Post and the Independent. He has also given over 300 major invited conference presentations over the last decade, at which he is often invited to speak about philosophical and ethical issues concerning 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. He is author of 10 books with his most recent book ‘Sport 2.0’ (MIT Press) being published in Japanese for September 2018, ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.