Ewa Luger

Ewa Luger

Chair of Human-Data Interaction

Dr Ewa Luger, Chair of Human-Data Interaction

Professor Ewa Luger is co-director of the Institute of Design Informatics and co-Director of AHRC’s Bridging Responsible AI Divides (BRAID) programme.  She works closely with policy-makers and industry and is a member of the DCMS college of experts.


Ewa’s research explores social, ethical and interactional issues in the context of complex data-driven systems, with a particular interest in design, the distribution of power, spheres of exclusion and user consent. Past projects have focused on responsible AI, voice systems and language models in use, application of AI in journalism and public service media, intelligibility of AI and data driven systems to expert and non-expert users, security and safety of systems in the cloud and at the edge, and the readiness of accounting institutions and knowledge workers to make use of AI.


Ewa has been investigator on over £22 million of externally-funded projects (EPSRC, ESRC, AHRC, Centre for Digital Built Britain and DataLab) since 2016. She is currently Co-PI of the AHRC Bridging Responsible AI Divides (BRAID) programme, Co-I on the EPSRC Fixing the Future project, and collaborator on the UKRI Digital Twinning Network (DTNet+). Ewa is also an organiser of Conversations, an annual international workshop on chatbot research, since 2015.


Previously a fellow of the Alan Turing Institute, Researcher at Microsoft, Fellow of Corpus Christi College (University of Cambridge), and consultant ethicist for Microsoft Research (2016-2020). She builds upon 15 years as a lifelong learning expert and practitioner (NIACE, 1999-2014) where she investigated digital inclusion within marginalised communities. Ewa holds a BA (Hons) in International Relations & Politics, an MA in International Relations and a PhD in Computer Science.


Designing Ethical Human-Computer Systems

Funded by: EPSRC ‘Telling Tales of Engagement, 2016’ award

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Exploring Ethical AI in Accounting

Accounting is one of the latest professions to consider the benefits of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to support decision-making.

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Network Plus in Human Data Interaction

Network Plus in Human Data Interaction: Legibility, Agency, Negotiability

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Interaction Design for Trusted Sharing of Personal Health Data to Live Well with HIV

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