Dr Larisa Soldatova is an internationally recognised expert in Artificial Intelligence. Larisa is interested in knowledge engineering, semantic technologies, logic and reasoning, in enhancing and advancing machine learning, robotics and automated experimentation by knowledge representation technologies. Larisa works on highly interdisciplinary research projects, mainly on applications in the Life Sciences. Since 2004, she has been working on the Robot Scientist - an AI system that made the 1st automated scientific discovery. Her research results have been published in the World’s top journals: Science, Nature Biotechnology, PNAS, Royal Society Interface, Bioinformatics.