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Ms Sarah Wyer

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Postgraduate Student in the Department of Computer Science
Senior Administrator - Education Development in the Durham Centre for Academic Development (DCAD)
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 40160

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PhD in Computer Science

Sarah is a PhD student in the Department of Computer Science. Her thesis focuses on identifying and mitigating against bias in large scale meta-learning language models from an intersectional perspective.


Prof Sue Black

Prof Nicola Whitton

Research Groups

Bias in AI Research Group - Durham University 

Innovative Computing Group - Durham University

Teaching Fellow in Computer Science (Foundation Programme)

Sarah teaches computer science on the Foundation Programme. She is the module convenor for Foundation Computer Science, and also teaches English for Scientists with Project. 

Research Interests

  • Bias in Artificial Intelligence
  • Large scale meta-learning language models
  • Widening Participation in HE
  • AI Ethics
  • Women in STEM
  • Equality Diversity and Inclusion

Teaching Areas

  • English for Scientists with Project (40 hours/year.)
  • Foundation Computer Science (30 hours/year.)

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