Robin Renwick is a Research Analyst and is part of the Applied Research and Innovation team at Trilateral Research.
He is currently focused on the Horizon 2020 project, entitled SOTER. The project is concerned with the potential application of distributed ledger technology for biometric authentication and identification in the financial services sector. Trilateral’s role in the project is to determine potential GDPR and ethics-related concerns surrounding the technologies application and implementation.
Robin has developed an interdisciplinary research background; mostly concerned with the triumvirate of networks, technology, and society.
His most recent research focused on the interface between privacy and blockchain technology; a boundary theory-based study of varied perspectives as told by active participants in the blockchain ecosystem. He has also conducted a number of studies concerning the usability of natural language processor-based question answering systems (colloquially known as chat-bots).
His doctoral research focused on distributed music systems, with his PhD entitled “Topologies of Network Music” – formed during his time at the Sonic Arts Research Centre, located at Queen’s University Belfast.
Robin has experience in building bespoke technological solutions that explore how emerging technologies affect human-computer interactions and/or leverage affordances for networked participants. He has a number of published papers in the fields of information systems, experimental music, and emerging financial technology.
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