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Trust & Technology Initiative

A network around trust, technology, society and power      

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.

The Initiative is unique in considering the interplays and feedback loops between the fundamentals of technology, societal impact and governance of next generation systems at the research and development stage.         

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UK Parliament creates Expert Database to help tackle COVID-19 Outbreak

25 March 2020

Over the past few weeks, Parliament has seen a surge in need for access to research expertise as it engages with the COVID-19 outbreak. To speed up the process of Parliament accessing relevant research expertise, Parliament's Knowledge Exchange Unit (KEU) are creating a COVID-19 Outbreak Expert Database. Invitations to...

Trust & Technology SRI members win Research Prize in Public Interest Communications

28 February 2020

Jon Roozenbeek (Department of Slavonic Studies) and Sander van der Linden (Department of Psychology) have been awarded the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications $10,000 Research Prize in Public Interest Communications. The winning paper among the three finalists selected from 74 entries, entitled...

Cambridge Science Festival 2020 examines the effects and ethics of artificial intelligence

28 February 2020

Artificial intelligence features heavily as part of a series of events that cover new technologies at the 2020 Cambridge Science Festival (9 – 22 March), which is run by the University of Cambridge. Hype around artificial intelligence, big data and machine learning has reached a fever pitch. Drones, driverless cars, films...

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