Dr. Kanta Dihal

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence

University of Cambridge

About Dr. Kanta

Dr Kanta Dihal is a researcher at the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence, University of Cambridge. She leads the Global AI Narratives project, which explores the public understanding of artificial intelligence. She has a PhD in science communication from the University of Oxford: in her thesis, ‘The Stories of Quantum Physics,’ she investigated the communication of conflicting interpretations of quantum physics to adults and children. She is currently co-authoring AI: A Mythology with Dr Stephen Cave, with whom she recently published the article ‘Hopes and fears for intelligent machines in fiction and reality’ in Nature Machine Intelligence. Her popular writing has appeared in, among others, the Huffington Post, Aeon, and New Scientist.