General News & Updates

ORBIT supports Centres for Doctoral Training with Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI)

ORBIT (the Observatory for Responsible Research and Innovation in ICT) has responded to the latest call for funding proposals from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). Unive...

Data governance in international neuro-ICT collaborations

From its inception, the Human Brain Project (HBP) has pursued questions of data governance. It has now developed a set of data policy principles and practices that foster research collaboration. The H...

ORBIT welcomes FHI recommendations on artificial intelligence

The Future of Humanity Institute (FHI) has released its report and recommendations on machine learning and artificial intelligence. The report analyses the landscape of current developments in these f...

ORBIT launches at House of Lords

ORBIT, an important joint venture between Oxford and De Montfort Universities promulgating responsible research and innovation in ICT, launched at the House of Lords on Tuesday 30 January. Led by Prof...

ORBIT welcomes UK Prime Minister’s renewed commitment to ethics in technology

The British Prime Minister Theresa May used her speech at the World Economic Forum on 25 January 2018 to set out her view on the part that information and communication technology (ICT) plays in moder...