responsible research and innovation

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 ...

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...

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...