General News & Updates

Professor Marina Jirotka secures EPSRC Established Career Fellowship in Digital Economy

Professor Marina Jirotka, Oxford University’s Professor of Human-Centred Computing, has secured an EPSRC five-year Established Career Fellowship to investigate the development of responsible robots wi...

De Montfort University’s Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility are recruiting an IT Support Officer

De Montfort University (DMU) is an ambitious, globally-minded institution with a relentless focus on delivering quality teaching and learning, and a campus-wide focus on providing a sector-leading stu...

A reflection on regulation and trust in the digital age

At the beginning of October 2018 the Digital Agenda hosted its ‘Power & Responsibility’ summit. The event consisted of very enlightening and stimulating talks over the topics of regulation, trust ...

Five Things I Learned From The ORBIT Conference

ORBIT’s conference in September 2018 brought together voices from academia, technology, data analytics, policymaking, education and industry to discuss how to benefit from tech and ICT while minimisin...

Wimbledon, AI And Emotional Inflation

This article was originally pubished on The Human Argument and was written by Neil McBride, a researcher in Computer Ethics in the Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility, De Montfort Universit...

Building a better IT future

Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) have raised ethical concerns for almost as long as they exist. Professional bodies like the BCS, ACM or IEEE have therefore developed and implemented ...

EPSRC publishes results of public dialogue on quantum technologies

The results of a public dialogue on Quantum Technologies, commissioned by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), have been published. The exercise was carried out in late 2017...

Report from International Conference on Challenges in Quantum Information

Report after report shows global under-representation of women in science. This is especially prevalent in physical sciences, where women make up only 28% of the combined fields worldwide. Observers o...

House of Lords Select Committee Report calls for ethical AI

The House of Lords Select Committee on Artificial Intelligence spent much of 2017 receiving evidence on the landscape of artificial intelligence research in the UK and the problems or advantages assoc...

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