On 19th April 2018, Dr Alex Chung was invited
by High Commissioner to the UK, Her Excellency Mrs Janice Charette, to Canada
House for a meeting with The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of
Publication date: 26 April 2018
Dr Irina Brass (STEaPP, UCL) and Dr Jesse Sowell (CISAC, Stanford University) present a joint research project that looks into the options available to create more effective, responsive and dynamic security standards for the Internet of Things (IoT).
Publication date: 19 April 2018
Leonie Tanczer, Postdoctoral Research Associate for the EPSRC-funded PETRAS Internet of Things (IoT) Research Hub, and Michael Veale, EPSRC PhD researcher working on responsible public sector machine learning have been appointed members of the Open Rights Group (ORG) Advisory Council.
Publication date: 14 March 2018
Dr Madeline Carr gave evidence as an expert witness to the House of Lords International Relations Select Committee on 28 February 2018, which was broadcast live on Parliament TV.
Publication date: 13 March 2018
An interdisciplinary team from UCL STEaPP and the Department of Computer Science represented the university at the first Cyber 9/12 Student Challenge in the UK, which took place at the iconic BT Tower on 26-27th February. Forming the team were Ana Saldarriaga Gomez, Mathilde McBride, Oliviero Iurcovich – three MPA students at UCL STEaPP – and Jonathan Spring, PhD candidate in Computer Science.
Publication date: 1 March 2018
The ECSEPA team recently hosted a Mapping Validation Workshop, bringing together policymakers working in cyber security across HMG to discuss how best to represent our ‘Map of the UK Cyber Security Governance Landscape.’
Publication date: 22 February 2018
With the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) fast approaching, representatives of the PETRAS IoT Hub, Pinsent Masons, and the HMG Department for Transport attended a workshop as part of an ongoing investigation which explores the connections between some of the different dimensions likely to shape conceptions and applications of consent in the emerging Internet of Things (IoT).
Publication date: 7 February 2018
Researchers in the Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy (UCL STEaPP) and the Department of Computer Sciences (UCL CS) have received funding from the Social Science Plus+ award from UCL's Collaborative Social Science Domain for a pilot project examining the implications of the Internet of Things (IoT) on victims of gender-based domestic violence and abuse.
Publication date: 7 February 2018
From the 27th to the 30th of December 2017, the 34th Chaos Communication Congress (34c3) took place in Leipzig, Germany. This annual hacker conference organised by the German Chaos Computer Club (CCC) brings together various communities and features a variety of lectures, workshops, and self-organised sessions on diverse technical and socio-political topics.
Publication date: 12 January 2018
The UN Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is an annual event that brings together thousands of people interested in the future of the Internet. Attendees range from representatives of the technical and policy community, academia and industry actors, to advocacy groups. Best of all, they come from all over the world.
Publication date: 4 January 2018
This week, our MPA students have been busy with ‘Scenario Week’ – a five day exercise in which they work in groups to develop policy advice for a client on a real world problem.
Publication date: 18 December 2017