Ursula Martin

Ursula Martin is Professor of Computer Science at the University of Edinburgh, Visiting Professor at the University of Oxford, and Senior Research Fellow at Wadham College, Oxford.

Interviews with Ursula Martin

The best books on Ada Lovelace, recommended by Ursula Martin

Ada Lovelace has become an iconic figure for women in science and is often credited with the invention of modern computing. But, as Ursula Martin—mathematician, computer scientist and Lovelace biographer—explains, all of that is a bit overblown. The Lovelace myth obscures the truth about a woman who was certainly a very brilliant mathematician, but who was also often frustrated in her scientific ambitions, in poor health and unhappy.

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