Data is increasingly important to how we live. This project explores how we can best address the governance challenges for data management and data use, so that data can be harnessed for human flourishing.
Connecting debates on the governance of data and its uses: seminar report
This report summarises discussions at a British Academy and Royal Society seminar on 26 July 2016 connecting debates on the governance of data and its uses.
This report summarises discussion at a seminar at which the British Academy and the Royal Society hosted a seminar which brought existing sectoral and disciplinary debates on the governance of data and its uses. The seminar gathered leading representatives from academia, government and business; including experts in ethics, law, finance, social and data sciences, machine learning and statistics in order to build connections between existing debates, and identify key questions and gaps.
The report also includes short papers exploring the concepts discussed at the seminar by a range of stakeholders.
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