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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ReEnTrust team at AI@Oxford 2019

On 17-18 September 2019, ReEnTrust researchers have participated in the AI@Oxford conference, held at Oxford University’s Said Business School. AI@Oxford is an annual event organised by Oxford University Innovation to showcase the University and region’s research and innovation in this rapid innovating technology sector. This year the conference has been designed to be jointly co-located with the 100+ Brilliant Women in AI+Ethics Conference in Oxford, which the ReEnTrust team is also very actively involved in. The conference has been organised…

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100+ Brilliant Women in AI + Ethics

On 16 September, 2019, over 100+ brilliant women working on AI and Ethics ( from different sectors gathered together in Oxford University’s Lady Margaret Hall for an inspiring day of discussing the growing power of AI and the responsible and ethical innovation principles that are much needed to govern the rising power of these technologies. Inspired by the list of 100 Brilliant Women in AI & Ethics published last autumn by Mia Dand of Lighthouse3 and pulled together by the Orbit…

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ReEnTrust are recruiting for a research study about Algorithms and Explanations

How much do you trust the books or hotels that online platforms are recommending to you? Recommender systems help users find information items more efficiently. They are widely used in our daily life, for example, helping us find books (Amazon), music (Spotify) or hotels. However, these systems are facing increasing scrutiny in recent years, due to biases in the recommendations, such as books by particular authors or hotels of specific price ranges. As a result, users may be discriminated against…

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Professor Marina Jirotka Involved in APGDA’s landmark report — Trust, Transparency, Tech

The All Party Parliamentary Data Analytics Group (APGDA) and Policy Connect to launched its landmark report, Trust, Transparency, Tech on data and technology ethics in the House of Commons on Tuesday 21st May 2019. Our Oxford Professor Marina Jirotka, PI of the ReEnTrust project, has been invited to the steering committee behind the report. Over the next twelve months, the APGDA will hold a number of follow-up roundtables and workshops to discuss how to implement the recommendations within the report, ensuring…

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