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Dr Irina Higgins is a Staff Research Scientist at DeepMind, where her work aims to bring together insights from the fields of neuroscience and physics to advance general artificial intelligence through improved representation learning. Before joining DeepMind, Irina was a British Psychological Society Undergraduate Award winner for her achievements as an undergraduate student in Experimental Psychology at Westminster University, followed by a DPhil at the Oxford Centre for Computational Neuroscience and Artificial Intelligence, where she focused on understanding the computational principles underlying speech processing in the auditory brain. During her DPhil, Irina also worked on developing poker AI, competed at national level in rifle shooting and ballroom dancing, and applied machine learning in the finance sector and to advance speech recognition systems at Google Research.