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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Dec062019

    BBC Radio Essex Interview – Fake News

    Dr Elena Abrusci was interviewed by BBC Radio Essex about misinformation and disinformation – commonly known as ‘fake news’. Dr…

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  • Dec032019

    Your Data: Why Should You Care?

    On 3 December 2019, Dr Elena Abrusci, Sabrina Rau (Senior Research Officers) and  Amy Dickens (Doctoral Student) gave a presentation…

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  • Nov282019

    The Key to a Sustainable Digital Future; Human Rights Safeguards

    In a recent article published by the European Financial Review Sabrina Rau explored some of the risks to individuals in…

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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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