Responsible Technologies Workshop

Responsible Technologies: How do we create fairer algorithms in the next 10 years? The increasing reach and pervasiveness of AI and algorithms into everyday life raises pressing social and ethical issues for individuals and communities. Recently, the existence of algorithmic biases related to race, gender, or age and lack of inclusiveness in the technology sector have drawn escalating attention. Now more than ever, these issues demand critical thinking, so that we could reflect and react, to repair and reduce existing…

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ReEnTrust researchers produced a list of blog posts in response to COVID-19

Together with other Oxford researchers, we published a reviewing of the security and privacy implications associated with technologies supporting remote working: https://hcc.cs.ox.ac.uk/news/2020/03/25/remote-work-privacy-security.html Together with Orbit researchers, we reflected on the importance of the RI approach during the COVID-19 crisis: https://hcc.cs.ox.ac.uk/news/#/news/2020/04/17/covid-19-rri Dr Jun Zhao warns parents of young children the risks of social media for young children over the school closure: https://hcc.cs.ox.ac.uk/news/#/news/2020/04/13/covid-19-homeschooling  

ReEnTrust Second Stakeholder Workshop Summary Report

We are pleased to share with you our Second Stakeholder Workshop Summary Report, summarising key findings from our Second Stakeholder Workshop taken place on December 6th, 2019, at Mary Ward House in London. The workshop brought together participants from academia, education, NGOs and enterprises to discuss trust in relation to algorithmic decision-making services and platforms. This workshop is the second of the series. In our first stakeholder workshop (April 2019), we have explored stakeholders’ general conceptualisation of trust, in relation…

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ReEnTrust Team Respond to ICO’s Consultation on Explaining AI

On 24 January, ReEnTrust team, led by Dr Philip Inglesant, provided our inputs to ICO and The Turing’s latest Consultation on Explaining AI. ReEnTrust has two interests in AI-enabled decisions: in our own research, to ensure that our own processes are trustworthy, as being compliant with GDPR, DPA compliant, as well as being transparent and responsible in our research involving people; and with respect to the topic of our research, to facilitate trust-building by users in algorithm-driven online systems. We…

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ReEnTrust Team at the Ada Lovelace Day 2019

On 27 September 2019, the ReEnTrust team at the University of Nottingham took part in the Ada Lovelace Day 2019 — an international celebration of women’s achievements in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).  The event aimed to encourage female and non-binary students aged 15-18 into STEM careers, to increase the profile and visibility of women in STEM, and to support those already in STEM disciplines. More details can be found at Ada Lovelace Day 2019.

ReEnTrust First Stakeholder Workshop Summary Report

We are pleased to share with you our First Stakeholder Workshop Summary Report, summarising key findings from our First Stakeholder Workshop on April 15th, 2019, taken place at the Digital Catapult Centre in London, UK. The workshop brought together participants from academia, education, NGOs and enterprises to discuss trust in relation to algorithmic decision-making services and platforms. As the first stakeholder workshop of the series, we aimed to achieve an initial understanding from the various stakeholders regarding how trust is conceptualised…

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2nd ReEnTrust Stakeholder Workshop

It is our great pleasure to welcome you to the 2nd ReEnTrust stakeholder workshop on Friday 6th December, at the Mary Ward House Conference and Exhibition Centre (5-7 Tavistock Place, WC1H 9SN) in London, UK. In this workshop we will build on the outcomes of the previous workshop, moving from the exploration of algorithm trust issues to a focus on practical solutions. We will present our latest technology tools and prototypes that are designed to help users develop their trust in online…

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