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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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  • 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 “Algorithmic…

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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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  • Nov292018

    HRBDT at 2018 Freedom Online Conference, Berlin

    On 29 November 2018, Lorna McGregor attended the 2018 Freedom Online Conference in Berlin, organised by the Freedom Online Coalition. …

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  • Nov292018

    International Expert Conference on Human Rights of Older Persons, Vienna

    On 12 November 2018, Lorna McGregor attended an International Expert Conference on Human Rights of Older Persons. The conference took…

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  • Oct172018

    HRBDT at The Alan Turing Institute Workshop on Data Trusts

    On 28 August 2018, Lorna McGregor spoke at the ‘Data Trusts Workshop’ held at The Alan Turing Institute, London.  Lorna…

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  • Oct172018

    HRBDT provides evidence to The Law Society’s Public Policy Technology and Law Commission

    On 25 July 2018, Lorna McGregor gave evidence to The Law Society’s Public Policy Technology and Law Commission.  The Law…

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  • Oct162018

    Free, Informed and Unambiguous Consent in the Digital Age: Fiction or Possibility?

    On 10 July, the Human Rights, Big Data, and Technology Project (HRBDT) co-hosted an event in London with the Law…

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