Health research

  • Sep012020

    AI’s Role in COVID-19 Poses Human Rights Risks Beyond Privacy

    Blog written by Carmel Williams. It should come as no surprise that artificial intelligence (AI) is being positioned as significant to…

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  • Jul082020

    Policy Briefing on the Escalation of Domestic Violence During the Covid-19 Related Lockdown

    Social distancing in the wake of the global Covid-19 pandemic has led to millions of families the world over being…

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  • Jun222020

    A Conversation with U.N. Special Rapporteur Ahmed Shaheed: Covid 19 and Freedom of Belief

    This interview first appeared in Just Security on 18 June 2020. Ryan Goodman, Just Security‘s co-editor-in-chief, recently posed a series of…

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  • May222020

    The COVID-19 Pandemic: Five urgent principles for leaving no one behind through technology

    This post first appeared on the Universal Rights Group website. The UN Secretary General has characterised the pandemic as a…

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Dec132019

    Professor Sonia Bhalotra gives keynote lecture at Swedish National Health Policy Conference

    Professor Sonia Bhalotra gave an invited keynote lecture at the annual Swedish National Health Policy conference on 2 October 2019. The…

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