Impact and Outreach


November 2019 —  Prof Michael Rivatsos at Panel on to-err-is-machine”>Failures and Biases in AI, We Need to Talk About AI Talks

November 2019 —  Prof Michael Rivatsos at Panel on Ethical issues around Data at “Beyond” Conference

November 2019 —  Prof Michael Rivatsos at Panel on Ethical issues at RBS DataFest Industry Event, Edinburgh

September 2019 —  Prof Michael Rivatsos at Panel on Digital Markets and Consumer Welfare, Competition and Markets Authority Consumer Detriment Symposium, Edinburgh

June 2019 —  Prof Michael Rivatsos at Panel on Fairness in AI at Canada-UK-France Trilateral AI Ethics Workshop, London

April 2019 —  Prof Michael Rivatsos at Panel on Ethical Implications of AI, tober 2019 — “Industry Standards as vehicle to address socio-technical challenges from AI”, The Alan Turing Institute – Social Data Science group, London, UK

25 June 2019 — “Trusting Algorithms” — Presentation at Mishcon de Reya LLP, London, UK

28 May 2019 — “Toward Ethical AI (not more AI ethics)” — Presentation at the Situated Computing and Interaction Lab/Geoinformatics Forum seminar series, University of Muenster, Germany

23 May 2019 — “Anticipatory AI”, Centre for Applied Autonomous Sensor Systems, Örebro University, Sweden

1 March 2019 — “From AI ethics to ethical AI”, Fairness, Transparency, and Privacy Seminar, The Alan Turing Institute, London, UK



11 August 2019 — “torial on AI Ethics“. International Joint Conference on AI (IJCAI 2019), Macau, China

2 July 2019 — “Tutorial on AI Ethics“. Advanced Course on AI (ACAI 2019), Chania, Greece


Policy briefing notes and reports

January 2020 Technology use and the mental health of children and young people. Royal College of Psychiatrists. Contribution with Elvira Perez

29 July 2019 — Revision of “Online Safety Education” POSTNote. Houses of Parliament, Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology, UK

19 July 2019 — “Landscape summary: bias in algorithmic decision-making“. Landscape summaries commissioned by the Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation, UK

21 May 2019 — “APGDA and Policy Connect Report on Trust, Transparency, Tech on Data and Technology Ethics“, with Prof. Marina Jirokta in the Steering Committee

April 2019 — “A governance framework for algorithmic accountability and transparency“, Koene A et al. Panel for the Future of Science and Technology (STOA)


Public Engagements

11 February 2020 – Dr Elvira Perez Vallejos, Associate Professor in the Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences at the University of Nottingham writes about “Navigating through uncertainty and unawareness” for the UK eNurture Network+, a UKRI funded network that fosters new collaborations to promote children and young people’s mental health in a digital world (2018-2023). Her blog post can be found here.

27 October 2019 – Oxford team took part in the Oxford Idea Festival 2019, talking to members of the public about privacy, security, and digital wellbeing. The key goal of the event is to raise the awareness of these issues by the general public by exhibiting in a local shopping centre in East Oxford and reaching out to an audience who would normally be hard to reach otherwise. The exhibition was well-attended by several hundred people on the day.

27 September 2019 – Nottingham team 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.  Computer Science, University of Nottingham, UK.