Webinar: Inclusion, Equity and Ethics of Generative AI

Webinar: Inclusion, Equity and Ethics of Generative AI
  • Date From 11th January 2024
  • Date To 11th January 2024
  • Price Free of charge, open to all.
  • Location Online: 08:30 GMT. Duration: 1 hour.


The impact of generative AI has been revolutionary in many capacities, however institutions are beginning to see the gradual increase in students passing off AI generated work as their own. This webinar aims to look into the impact of this in relation to inclusion, equity and ethics by exploring the ethical implications in the creation of AI and how this links to the challenges faced in the classroom by diverse student groups.


Dr Chika Nweke, Associate Professor, UCL

Chika is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biochemical Engineering, UCL and carries out the roles of Departmental Tutor (Director of Studies), Departmental Director for Equality, Diversity & Inclusion and oversees Design & Professional Skills in the Centre for Engineering Education (CEE), UCL. She is also responsible for the Bioprocess Validation and Quality by Design (QbD) undergraduate, MSc, doctoral and industry training courses.

Chika completed her undergraduate and PhD degrees in the Department of Biochemical Engineering, UCL where her research focused on the mechanical performance of chromatographic adsorbents in collaboration with Eli Lilly & Co. In 2021 she obtained a MSc in Engineering Education, Institute of Education (IOE), UCL and since then has developed scholarship in the intersection of Engineering Education and EDI.

Samantha Ahern, Senior Digital Research Trainer, UCL

Samantha Ahern is a Senior Digital Research Trainer (ISD) and Education co-lead and for the Centre of Advanced Research Computing (ARC), UCL. Samantha leads the ARC research theme: Transforming Research Communities, is a Fellow of the University of London Centre for Online and Distance Education, a member of the Society of Research Software Engineers EDIA Working Group, and both a Carpentries Instructor and Trainer.

Samantha's research has focused on learning analytics and student wellbeing. She completed her undergraduate degree in Computer Science at Kingston University, her MSc in Intelligent Systems at DeMontfort University and both PGCE Secondary ICT and PGDip IT in Education at the Institute of Education, University of London.

Any opinions are the presenters' own and do not necessarily represent those of IChemE or the Education Special Interest Group. The information is given in good faith but without any liability on the part of IChemE.

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