Ruth Aylett

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Ruth Aylett
Born 1951
London, England
Nationality British
Scientific career
Fields Computer Science
Institutions Sheffield Hallam University
University of Edinburgh
University of Salford
Heriot-Watt University

Ruth Aylett (born 1951, London) is Professor of Computer Science at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland.[1][2]

She studied economics at the London School of Economics. Subsequently, she worked in computing and robotics at Sheffield Hallam University, the University of Edinburgh and the Centre for Virtual Environments at University of Salford.[3] She is the author of Robots, a popular science book.


She is the mother of writer and activist Owen Jones.



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