Data Ethics’ future is cross-disciplinary: the US science foundation is willing to bet on it

October 2, 2017 The National Science Foundation in the US has just granted $3m to a study on data ethics designed to develop guidelines and other resources for researchers and industry. The University of Maryland is part of a six-institution collaboration called Pervade – over the next four years, Pervade wants to put together a clearer … Continue reading " Data Ethics’ future is cross-disciplinary: the US science foundation is willing to bet on it"

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Case Study: Obesity in Children

  Project Title: The Big O Project Description: The BigO project allows European citizens to engage in the collection of data that will throw light on obesity in children. It will be facilitated through the development of a platform, allowing the quantification of behavioural community patterns through Big Data provided by wearables and eHealth- devices. … Continue reading "Case Study: Obesity in Children"

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Case Study: Smart Stadiums

Project Title: Smart Stadium Project – ethics study Project Description: The Smart Stadium project is a collaboration between Dublin City University, Intel, Microsoft and Croke Park (the third largest sports stadium in Europe). The project seeks to harness existing Internet of Things technologies to develop new smart city technologies and to validate these in a … Continue reading "Case Study: Smart Stadiums"

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Case Study: Where Virtual Reality and Social Networks Converge

Project Title: Reverie Project Description: This three and a half year EU project, called Reverie (now concluded), was designed to examine the convergence of virtual reality and social networks. The work was accompanied by an ethical scan of the virtual reality/social network horizon, conducted in DCU and resulting in two publications in ethics journals. The … Continue reading "Case Study: Where Virtual Reality and Social Networks Converge"

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