Author archive for HRBDT

  • Oct152020

    Human Rights Expert Receives Major Funding To Investigate Impact of Algorithms on Democracy

    Dr Daragh Murray, a member of the Human Rights Big Data and Technology Project, has been awarded major funding to…

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  • Oct142020

    Human Rights Centre Speaker Series: What place for human rights in the UK’s COVID-19 response?

      Co-hosted by the Human Rights Centre and the Human Rights, Big Data and Technology Project, University of Essex Oct…

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  • Sep282020

    We’re Hiring! Research Officer

    Applications are invited for the position of Research Officer, within the School of Law, University of Essex, to work on…

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  • Sep152020

    We’re Hiring! Senior Research Officer (Security and Surveillance Practices)

    Applications are invited for the position of Senior Research Officer, within the Department of Sociology, University of Essex, to work…

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  • Sep152020

    HRBDT News Update: January – August 2020

    I am delighted to introduce the first update of the ESRC Human Rights, Big Data and Technology Project for 2020,…

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  • Sep112020

    Essex Expertise Informs Facial Recognition Decision

    The expertise and leading-edge research of three Essex academics has informed a landmark judgment on police use of facial recognition.…

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  • Aug182020

    When an Algorithm Gets It Wrong – Pete Fussey Interviewed for Police and Facial Recognition Podcast by MIT Technology Review

    Project Co-Director Prof Pete Fussey was recently interviewed for ‘When an Algorithm Gets It Wrong’, the first in a four-part…

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  • Aug012020

    Applied Development Economics Series – “Layoffs, Benefits and Intimate Partner Violence”

    Professor Sonia Bhalotra presented research at a virtual seminar organised by The Centre for Research in Economics and Business (CREB)…

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  • Jul202020

    COVID-19, Law and Human Rights: Essex Dialogues

    Researchers from the HRBDT project have contributed to an extensive response to the coronavirus pandemic published by the Human Rights…

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  • Jun102020

    Webinar – Artificial Intelligence and Data Economy: A Business and Human Rights Approach

    On 2 June 2020 Professor Lorna McGregor spoke at a virtual seminar organised by the British Institute of International and…

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