Connecting debates on the governance of data and its uses: seminar report

by Co-chairs: Professor Dame Ottoline Leyser DBE FRS and Professor Genevra Richardson CBE FBA

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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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