Areti is a Lecturer in Computer Science at the University of St Andrews. In her research, she employs artificial intelligence methods to improve the delivery of healthcare services. Her focus is on data-driven optimisation of patient flow and improvement of care pathways for patients with long-term conditions.
Areti has also been leading a range of innovative health data science and computing courses, teaching undergraduate, postgraduate and professional audiences how to capitalise on the power of data to enhance human health. This includes the free online course Code Yourself!, which has attracted over 220,000 learners worldwide. In addition to teaching, Areti has extensive public engagement experience, for which she has been awarded a Head of College Outreach prize.
Prior to joining the University of St Andrews, Areti worked as a Teaching and Research Fellow and as a Senior Researcher at the University of Edinburgh, where she also obtained her PhD.