Imagine an individual with a known criminal past has recently renewed his passport with a morphed image created by combining his own photo with that of another person without a criminal record. Submitting a morphed image is possible since applications for passport renewal allow applicants...

How do we embed ethics in innovation? As innovations do not follow a fixed recipe, their development or use may raise ethical concerns or unintended consequences. A successful innovation must, therefore, address ethical impacts at an early stage through an ethics impact assessment and/or the...

Trilateral Research joins 11 organisations from across Europe in the newly launched H2020 TRIPS project. The ambition of the project is to take practical steps to address and pre-empt discrimination against disabled citizens and all people who experience barriers and challenges in using urban transport. “You only need empathy in design, if you...

On Monday 9th March 2020 the NO-FEAR partners hosted a webinar discussing the response to the COVID-19 outbreak across four different countries – Italy, Spain, Israel and France. Approximately 500 participants from across the world had the opportunity to listen about differences in diagnosis, treatment, acute patient...

At Trilateral, we believe in the strength of a diverse, gender-balanced environment with positive work-life balance, and value the passion and talents of our team. On International Women’s Day, we want to take the opportunity to celebrate our team and be proud of our achievements in...

Trilateral joins 28 organisations across Europe who will develop a cutting-edge platform for providing practical support to Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) and practitioners in the fight against terrorism, organised crime and cybercrime, as part of the newly launched PREVISION project. There is a common belief that...

We are proud to announce Trilateral Research's new project focused on on the experiences of victims of crime in relation to their interactions with the Garda Síochána (the police service of the Republic of Ireland). The project will provide important insights into: The nature and quality...

Individuals and society benefit from advances in human genomics, human enhancement, AI and robotics technologies. But these technologies present ethical challenges and have the potential to challenge our values, way of living and adversely affect human rights. As outlined by research in the SIENNA project, the...

Government services throughout the UK gather more data than the various agencies can process, leaving them wondering who might be slipping through the cracks from the lack of ability to analyse it. When safeguarding children disconnects in the data kept by various agencies can mean...

We are delighted to introduce the STAR GDPR training material. As a result of the collaboration between the Law, Science, Technology & Society research group at VUB (https://lsts.research.vub.be/), the Hungarian data protection authority NAIH (https://naih.hu/) and Trilateral Research, as part of the EC funded project STAR,...

We are delighted to announce that David Wright will be giving a lecture on Ethics in the digital society on 28 November 2019. The lecture will take place in Paris at the Omid & Gisel Kordestani Rooftop Conference Center and has been sponsored by the Civic...

We are delighted to announce that GEARING-Roles is organising its first project annual conference, which will be taking place on the 27 November 2019 at the University of Lisbon in Portugal. GEARING-Roles is a four-year EC funded project that aims to increase gender equality in research institutions....

Trilateral and COPKIT partners are now looking for new members to join its Ethical and Societal Impact Advisory Board (ESIAB) to support the project’s development in addressing ethical, legal and societal challenges related to the envisioned use the law enforcement investigation tools developed within the...

The lack of the overall understanding of the impact of energy-efficient investments has made it difficult for policymakers to integrate it into their policymaking process. There is a need to gather evidence on the benefit of energy efficiency in ecological and socio-economic terms. These are the...

We are delighted to announce that the PREFET project team is organising the Trendington event, that will take place in Madrid, Spain, on November 13 and 14, 2019. The PREFET activities will be held back-to-back alongside the “Spanish National Innovation Days”. Joining Trendington is a great...

Trilateral Research joins LEAs, industry and researchers from 16 countries to develop a novel platform combining advances of speech, language and video technologies and criminal network analysis for supporting investigators in their daily work, especially on large criminal cases, speeding up the investigative processes. Organized crime...

As part of the PROTAX project, Trilateral Research has led the organisation and research work of focus groups with experts from European tax authorities and policy-makers (e.g., from the Ministry of Finance and/or the Ministry of Justice and/or the Ministry of the Interior), supervisory and...

We are delighted to announce that the NO-FEAR partner, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore is organizing the First Demonstration of the NO-FEAR project, that will take place on November 22, 2019. The NO-FEAR activities will be held back-to-back alongside “Trauma Oggi”, an Annual Congress organized...

Smart Information Systems (SIS) hold large promises and raise significant concerns. The application of artificial intelligence and machine learning via deep neural networks based on big data analytics form the backbone of an envisioned smart world in which they will power smart technologies, drive smart...

On 26-27 April 2019, the NO-FEAR workshop on scene security and Ballistic Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) brought together over 55 stakeholders from across Europe and beyond (Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Romania, Spain, and the UK). NO-FEAR is an EU-funded 5-year...

Gender equality is more than just badge collecting, achieving facilitated change requires more than simply ‘ticking boxes’. Gearing Roles has a firm objective: to challenge and transform gender roles and the identities linked to professional careers, as well as work towards real institutional change. Gearing Roles is...

"When we oppress others, we end up oppressing ourselves. All of our humanity is dependent upon recognising the humanity in others." Desmond Tutu On 14th May, Trilateral Research and St Mary’s University welcomed an array of stakeholders (MOD, business, government, law enforcement, charities and researchers involved...

Artificial intelligence is already having a major impact on our lives, society and economy for the good and the bad. Currently, AI raises many issues relating to privacy, data protection, discrimination, autonomy, power asymmetries, fairness, among others, but what will AI be doing in six years...

We invite you to submit your paper for the “Ethics by Design” track of the 4TU.Ethics Biannual Conference “The Ethics of Disruptive Technologies”co-organised by SIENNA and SHERPA, two EU projects studying the ethical and human rights aspects of AI, big data, robotics, human enhancement and...

We are delighted to announce that the Project Solebay: Assessing the risk of modern slavery in conflict conference will take place at St Mary's University, Twickenham, London, on 14 May 2019. The event, organised by Trilateral Research and hosted by St Mary's University, culminates work done in...

What is the meaning of the rise of different types of populist movements for democracy and for EU political and liberal institutions, and how should these institutions respond? The Populism and Civic Engagement project (PaCE), a new Horizon 2020 project led by Manchester Metropolitan’s Centre for...

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