Libby Bishop, Producer Relations Manager and expert on the ethics of re-using data and informed consent at the UK Data Service, discusses the ethical considerations and the importance of setting standards when using social media data.
Victoria Moody, Director of Impact and Communications at the UK Data Service discusses some of the new international initiatives focused on the opportunity to evaluate, reconsider, enhance or reconstruct not only the data on which major decisions about solving global challenges are based but also the concepts which underpin those data and, most encouragingly, focusing on innovative and more inclusive approaches to do so.
Celia Russell and Susan Noble, international data experts at the UK Data Service highlight the UN Human Rights Day campaign ‘Our Rights Our Freedoms Always’ and report on the recent Human Rights workshop hosted by the UK Data Service.
Our own Libby Bishop, Manager, Producer Relations: Research Ethics here at the UK Data Service, and Dr Felix Ritchie, Associate Professor in Applied Economics at Bristol Business School, write about the ethical, legal and technical challenges presented by big data.
Libby Bishop, Manager, Producer Relations: Research Ethics at the UK Data Service updates us on the National Centre for Research Methods (NCRM) event Data linkage: Ethical and Social Concerns