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  • Nov072019

    Upcoming Event – Your Data: Why Should You Care?

     3 December 2019 6.00 – 7.30 pm FirstSite, Colchester Admission is free and all are welcome to attend. Refreshments will…

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  • Sep102019

    HRBDT Public Panel Discussion: “Facial Recognition and Human Rights” 10 September 2019

    On 10 September the Human Rights, Big Data and Technology Project hosted a panel discussion at The Royal Society on…

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  • Aug142019

    BBC Radio 4 Interview – Facial Recognition

    Dr Daragh Murray was recently interviewed on BBC Radio 4’s PM programme.  Daragh highlighted the human rights and public interest considerations…

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  • Jul032019

    HRBDT Researchers Launch New Report on London Metropolitan Police’s Trial of Live Facial Recognition Technology

    A new report by researchers from the Human Rights, Big Data & Technology Project, based at the University of Essex…

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  • Jun182019

    AI for Good but Good for All?

    The Secretary General of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Houlin Zhao opened the third “AI for Good Summit” in Geneva…

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  • May032019

    BBC Radio Essex Interview – Surveillance Technology

    Professor Pete Fussey was recently interviewed on BBC Radio Essex talking about his role leading the new human rights, data…

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  • May022019

    HRBDT at panel on Protecting Privacy, Free Expression and Democracy

    On 16 April 2019, Lorna McGregor moderated a multi-stakeholder discussion panel on “Protecting Privacy, Free Expression and Democracy”, at The…

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  • Mar262019

    HRBDT Public Panel Discussion: “Algorithmic Accountability and Human Rights” 26 March 2019

    On 26 March the Human Rights, Big Data and Technology Project hosted a panel discussion at The Royal Society on…

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  • Feb262019

    The HRBDT Project Meets with UNHCR and UNOSAT to Discuss Using Technology to Help Protect Displaced Persons

    The HRBDT Project is delighted to welcome Rebeca Moreno Jimenez (UNHCR), Sofia Kyriazi (UNHCR) and Katarina Palmkron (UNOSAT) for a…

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  • Dec202018

    The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70: Putting Human Rights at the Heart of the Design, Development and Deployment of Artificial Intelligence

    Our new HRBDT report on ‘The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70: Putting Human Rights at the Heart of…

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