Author archive for HRBDT

  • Apr292020

    COVID-19 Exit Through the App Store

    An Essex academic has contributed to a rapid evidence review on the technical considerations and societal implications of using technology…

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  • Apr222020

    Right On – The Wednesday Web Chat

    The HRBDT project is supporting a new digital initiative that aims to keep the Human Rights dialogue going during the…

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  • Mar052020

    Discussion Series: Live Facial Recognition

    In July 2019 researchers from the Human Rights Big Data and Technology Project published the first independently-funded academic report into…

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  • Mar022020

    Podcast of the Panel Discussion at the Book Launch for Digital Witness on 26 February 2020

    Listen here to the Panel Discussion at the Book Launch of Digital Witness The panel discussion took place at the…

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  • Feb252020

    Panel Discussion – Getting to the truth – Using Open Source Data to Defend Human Rights

    On 25 February 2020 the Human Rights, Big Data and Technology Project and the Foreign Policy Centre co-hosted an event…

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  • Jan302020

    Upcoming Event – Book Launch for Digital Witness – 26 February 2020

    Using Open Source Information for Human Rights Investigations 26 February 2020 6.30 – 8.00 pm Human Rights Action Centre Amnesty…

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  • Jan142020

    Assessing failures of universal health coverage in a regime where the state can be held accountable- the case of Colombia

    This blog originally appeared in Spanish on: Foco económico: un blog latinoamericano de economía y política Sonia Bhalotra (University of…

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  • Jan012020

    HRBDT News Summary 2019

    It is a great pleasure to introduce this newsletter, celebrating the work of the ESRC Human Rights, Big Data and…

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  • Dec312019

    Documenting potential Human Rights Violations using Natural Language Processing, Images and Open-Source Information

    The project has continued work on developing new approaches to documenting human rights through the use of natural language processing,…

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  • Dec312019

    Investigating Opportunities and Threats to the Right to Health in a New Data-driven Economy

    A key part of HRBDT’s research is investigation into how data analytics and AI technologies can promote and hinder human…

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