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November 2018

Next Research Colloquium: 20th November: ‘Becoming a Passenger’

November 20 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm GMT

This is a new initiative to facilitate engagement with Cemore visitors and fellows, as well as researchers at Lancaster who study mobilities or use the mobilities paradigm. Mainly aimed at PhD students, but staff and visitors are more than welcome,  it is an opportunity for us to discuss ideas in progress, develop concepts, methodologies, collaborations. It will run 2.30-4pm every other Tuesday until the end of Lent term (22nd March 2019). The focus is on work in progress, and ongoing research. Participants will have…

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BIG HEALTH DATA & Privacy Preserving Practices 28th Nov 2018

November 28 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm GMT
ImaginationLab, Lancaster University, LICA
Lancaster, LA1 4YW United Kingdom

Big data has big potential for healthcare. From epidemiological analysis to early diagnosis, the datafication of life opens up new opportunities for preventative, diagnostic and therapeutic data analytics. However, accessing and analysing data in ethical and lawful ways is a complex challenge. This workshop brings together data scientists, clinicians, policymakers, technology developers, and researchers who are working in the context of health big data.

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November Reading Group: ‘The Great Mobilities Transformation’, Kafka and Polanyi

November 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm GMT

Our November Reading Group aims to build on discussions around the need for a ‘great mobilities transformation’, which may only be possible through extending our reliance on digital technologies. There is currently a push for intelligent mobilities, which neglects considerations of ethical issues and civil liberty. The Polanyi reading discusses the idea of freedom in a complex society. The Kafka reading is to help us think through how surveillance is becoming increasingly Kafkaesque - that is disorganised, opaque, random, excluding,…

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December 2018

isITethical? Ethics through design and other methods for responsible innovation

December 3 @ 11:30 am - 3:00 pm GMT
Centre for Mobiltiies Research, Jack Hylton Room, Lancaster University, Lancaster, LA1 4YW United Kingdom

This creative workshop brings together an interdisciplinary group of researchers and PhD students to explore motivations and approaches to responsible innovation.

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The Internet of Public Safety Things: Use Cases

December 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm GMT
TBC, Lancaster University, Lancaster University
Lancaster, LA1 4WD United Kingdom

Ethical and legal issues, privacy, trust, reliability, acceptability, security are challenges for an Internet of Public Safety Things. The purpose of this workshop is to develop ‘use cases’ – concrete descriptions of where and how the Internet of Things could be useful for PPDR with practitioners, in dialogue with technology and network developers, standardisation professionals, policy-makers.

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