Author archive for HRBDT

  • Sep302020

    Big Data on BHR: Innovative Approaches to Analysing the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre Database

    On 30 September 2020 an article published in the Business and Human Rights Journal by Dr James Allen-Robertson and co-authors…

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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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  • 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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