Activities

Organisation/Working Groups/Memberships

  • SICSA AI them co-leader (2021- ).
  • Women in Robotics spotlight at robohub.
  • Demo chair for EACL 2021.
  • Acknowledged as an outstanding reviewer for ACL 2020.
  • Organiser of the 2nd Workshop on NLG for HRI (at HRI 2020).
  • NVidia donated a GPU for our research on Deep Learning.
  • Elected to serve on the board of the ACL Special Interest Group on Natural Language Generation (2017 – 2020).
  • Awarded the Fellowship of Higher Education Academy (HEA). 
  • Tutorials and Invited Talks chair for INLG 2017 (to be held in Santiago De Compostella).
  • General chair for the 9th International Natural Language Generation Conference (INLG 2016)
  • Athena Swan Working Group
  • Co-Registration Chair for IEEE RO-MAN, 2014, Edinburgh.
  • Local organiser for UKCI 2012, the 12th Annual Workshop on Computational Intelligence, Heriot-Watt University. 5-7 September 2012, Edinburgh.

Research visit/Training

  • Leadership workshop at COST, Brussels 2019.
  • Research visit at Aalto University in November 2014, Helsinki – hosted by David McGookin.
  • Attended the RefNet Summer school on Psychological and Computational Models of Language Production, 24-31 Aug 2014.
  • Attendance at the SICSA Summer School on Inference and Dynamics in Interaction, 11th-15th June 2012, Glasgow, Scotland.
  • Attendance at the SICSA MMI Workshop on Technology for Health and Wellbeing, Wednesday 12th October 2011, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, SICSA.