Prof Caroline Jay

Professor of Computer Science

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Caroline Jay is a Professor of Computer Science and Head of Research in the School of Engineering. She is qualified as both a Psychologist (BA, CPsychol) and Computer Scientist (MSc, PhD), and undertakes research crossing these domains. She is Research Director of the Software Sustainabilty Institute, and a keen advocate for open and reproducible science.

Caroline is a Fellow of the Alan Turing Institute, where she leads the 'Human-Centred Systems' health project. She founded the Manchester arm of the BBC Data Science Research Partnership, and the Human-Centred Design theme of the 'Digital Futures' initiative. 

She is the Software Engineering lead for the EPSRC Human-Like Computing Network+, the ESRC Emerging Minds Network+ and the NERC Digital Solutions Hub. She was named in the Guardian as one of the 2022 Top 50 Women in Engineering.

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