New Research Project: “Translating Algorithm Ethics into Engineering Practice” Funded by Cisco Research Centre

New Research Project: "Translating Algorithm Ethics into Engineering Practice" Funded by Cisco Research Centre We are pleased to announce the...

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GovTech Lab identified as leading Innovator

GovTech Lab is proud to be mentioned, in an article by Public (a leading voice in digital government transformation), as part of initiatives based at University College London. The article identifies UCL as one of the five leading GovTech innovator universities....

Ethical Concern Among Tech Workers

In this blog, Dr. Emre Kazim comments on a recent report into the ethical opinions and concerns of tech workers (‘technologists’). The recent Doteveryone report “People, Power and Technology: The Tech Workers’ View” (May 2019), is, to my knowledge, the first survey of...

Data shouldn’t be allowed to speak for itself

Dr Vaughn Tan is an assistant professor at University College London’s School of Management. He received a PhD in Organizational Behaviour from Harvard University in 2013. Previously, he was an infantry signals logistician in the Republic of Singapore Army, then...

Trust, Transparency and Tech (Policy Connect)

This item is a reproduction of a news post on Policy Connect’s report titled “Trust, Transparency, Tech on data and Technology Ethics” GovTech Lab’s Dr. Zeynep Engin provided evidence and was cited in this report. The All Party Parliamentary Data Analytics Group...

Challenges in Algorithmic Crime in Finance

In this blog, Henry Ashton presents challenges that Computer Scientists need to address with respect to algorithmic crime in finance. Henry Ashton is a PhD student at the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in financial computing and analytics. His research interests...

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Algorithmic Government: Automating Public Services and Supporting Civil Servants in using Data Science Technologies.

Zeynep Engin, Philip Treleaven (The Computer Journal, 11 August 2018).

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