Author archive for HRBDT

  • 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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  • Aug042020

    The ‘Uberization of Policing’? How Police Negotiate and Operationalise Predictive Policing Technology

    Predictive policing generally refers to police work that utilises strategies, algorithmic technologies, and big data to generate near-future predictions about…

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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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  • May292020

    Expert Seminar on Artificial Intelligence and the Right to Privacy

    The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights organised an expert seminar to discuss how artificial intelligence (AI) affects…

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  • May072020

    HRBDT Team sets out Requirements for Deployment of UK Contact-Tracing App in Submission to UK Parliament’s Joint Committee on Human Rights

    The Human Rights, Big Data and Technology Project team, comprising experts in human rights law, surveillance and computer science from…

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  • Apr302020

    Contact-tracing Apps and Human Rights

    This post originally appeared on the EJIL: Talk! blog. The Covid-19 pandemic engages the full spectrum of states’ human rights…

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