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2019 Symposium

Our 2019 symposium will be on September 19th. Join us for the latest research from Cambridge and stimulating conversations about power, trust, and distrust of new and emerging technologies.

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Trust & Technology Lunchtime Talks

The Trust & Technology Initiative is continuing our series of informal lunchtime talks into Lent 2019, featuring speakers from a range of disciplines and backgrounds talking about their work in the context of trust and technology.

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We have a network of researchers across a range of social science, technical, and humanities disciplines.

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Disinformation and media literacy

Our SIG in Disinformation and Media Literacy is a community of scholars and practitioners committed to exploring and advancing proactive and creative interventions against disinformation and ‘fake news’.

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Small research grants

We have grants of up to £500 available to support interdisciplinary Cambridge research in relation to our broad theme of trust and technology

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Cambridge perspectives on trust and technology

In the run up to our launch event, we asked researchers from Cambridge to give us their thoughts on trust and technology for publication in our launch booklet.

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Call for submissions: Cambridge research on trust and technology

Jul 01, 2019

The Cambridge Trust & Technology Initiative is seeking submissions for publication at our symposium in September 2019. We're looking for short pieces of up to 500 words describing research and activities at Cambridge and linking it to our broad themes of trust, distrust, internet technologies, society and power. We will publish these on the Trust & Technology Initiative's website and will also publish a selection of pieces in the printed event programme.

Trust & Technology Initiative matchmaking workshops

Mar 18, 2019

Are you a Cambridge researcher who'd like to get together with researchers from other backgrounds to identify interdisciplinary research opportunities around emerging technologies and society? The Trust & Technology Initiative is organising a series of ‘matchmaking’ workshops in May bringing together researchers from across disciplines to develop research ideas within our broad theme of trust and technology.

Trust & Technology Initiative Launches Small Grants Scheme

Feb 14, 2019

The Trust and Technology Initiative welcomes applications from University of Cambridge researchers of up to £500 for interdisciplinary projects.

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About us

The Trust & Technology Initiative brings together and drives forward interdisciplinary research from Cambridge and beyond to explore the dynamics of trust and distrust in relation to internet technologies, society and power; to better inform trustworthy design and governance of next generation tech at the research and development stage; and to promote informed, critical, and engaging voices supporting individuals, communities and institutions in light of technology’s increasing pervasiveness in societies.

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