DIA: The Ethics and Economics of Death in the Age of Information

1 October 2107     1 June 2020     Carl Öhman     The Wallenberg foundation     This research project looks at the increasing commercialization of so called digital human remains (data left on the Internet by deceased users), a phenomenon referred to as the Digital [...]

EDADO: A European Ethical Code for Data Donation

1 June 2017   30 May 2019   Dr Jenny Krutzinna   Microsoft This project will investigate the possibility of a European Code for Data Donation, its feasibility, its advantages, and the possible difficulties that may be encountered in its formulation and adoption. The sharing of data for [...]

MLTP: The Epistemology of Data Science: Machine Learning in Theory and in Practice

David Watson What is data science? Why do machine learning algorithms perform so well on some problems and so poorly on others? How can institutions come together to help improve our standards for model design and testing? Despite the rapid growth and apparent ubiquity of data science in recent years, little [...]

NETGOV: The Politics and Ethics of Internet Governance and Internet Infrastructure

September 2016     March 2020     Corinne Cath Alan Turing Institute (ATI)     This research looks at the politics and ethics of Internet governance through the technical management of the Internet’s infrastructure. It aims to give insights into how the technology underling the Internet’s digital [...]

ADEM: Ethical Auditing for Accountable Automated Decision-Making

1 December 2016   31 October 2017   Dr Sandra Wachter   John Fell OUP Research Fund This project aims to ensure that automated decision-making systems remain accountable and comprehensible to the individuals affected by their decisions. Computer algorithms are a defining technology of the information age. Vast, [...]

ROADMAP: Real World Outcomes Across the Alzheimer’s Disease Spectrum for Better care, Multi-modal Data Access Platform

1 November 2016 31 October 2018   Dr Brent Mittelstadt   European Commission ROAPMAP aims to create the conditions for an open collaboration among stakeholders that yields consensual and efficient uses of real world evidence for the benefit of Alzheimer's Disease patients and their caregivers.Led by Led by [...]

LOGIVIS: The Logics of Information Visualisation

1 October 2015 30 September 2017 Dr Patrick Allo European Commission Information visualisation is an essential tool in data-science, but the lack of a theoretical foundation currently prevents visualisation science to make substantial progress and develop solutions for the epistemological challenges posed by Big Data. Starting from the [...]

PETRAS: Internet of Things (IoT) Research Hub

29 February 2016 27 February 2019 Dr Mariarosaria Taddeo Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) https://www.petrashub.org/ The PETRAS Internet of Things Research Hub is a consortium of nine leading UK universities which will work together over the next three years to explore critical issues in privacy, ethics, [...]