Big data, sophisticated analytics, and deep learning tools help drive advances in the sciences, medicine, architecture, the arts and humanities, and many other academic disciplines and commercial sectors. Today, a growing number of researchers are drawing on these powerful resources of the Institute for Data Science and Computing (IDSC) to probe more deeply into the challenging issues of our time. Read more “IDSC Grants Explore Data Ethics and Social Processes”
From contact tracing to communicating with the public, the COVID-19 pandemic presents ethical challenges to data professionals. Dr. Nick Tsinoremas, IDSC Founding Director, moderated a July 23, 2020 online discussion on “Data Ethics during COVID-19” with Brian Lee, Senior Advisor, Informatics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Office of the Chief Information Officer; Kenneth Goodman, PhD, Founder and Director, UM Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy, and Director, Data Ethics and Society, IDSC; and Soyeon Ahn, PhD, Chair and Professor, Department of Educational and Psychological Studies (EPS) in the School of Education & Human Development.
The University of Miami Institute for Data Science and Computing, Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy, and the Ethics Programs are collaborating to host a Zoom discussion on Data Ethics during COVID-19. From public health surveillance to contact tracing and the never-ending challenge of balancing the duties of science and privacy, the Covid-19 pandemic is a test-case of our ability to manage extraordinary challenges. The ethical decisions surrounding data collection, sharing, and use, shapes and will help us meet these challenges. Read more “Data Ethics During COVID-19”