Project Iron – Organised crime group mapping

At Trilateral Research we provide ethical AI solutions for tackling complex social problems in the public sector. In Project Iron, funded by the Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA), we are conducting innovative research to develop explainable AI that can help combat organized crime (OC). The work will focus on three principal areas: graph network analysis, […]

3 key takeaways from the Eurocrim Conference 2022 in Malaga

Trilateral’s Research Analysts Jana Dilger and Cleo Farah attended the 22nd Annual Conference of the European Society of Criminology (Eurocrim) in Malaga, Spain, from the 21st to 24th September 2022. As part of HEROES, funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, Jana Dilger presented a poster covering a case study on County Lines […]

Case Study on County Lines drug trafficking and Cuckooing in the UK

As part of HEROES, funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, Trilateral’s Research Analyst Jana Dilger conducted a case study on County Lines drug trafficking and Cuckooing in the UK – which highlighted how the phenomena link to human trafficking.   The UK Home Office defines County Lines as “gangs and organised […]

The causes and the futures of populism and civic engagement 

Across Europe, there is a rise of political movements that claim to challenge liberal elites and speak for the ‘ordinary person’ – movements that can be loosely categorised as ‘populist’. This has been an important trend in global politics, and Trilateral Research has been engaged in Populism and Civic Engagement (PaCE), a research project to […]

Housing support for victims of trafficking in Ireland remains a chronic issue

Ireland provides support for victims of human trafficking through the National Referral Mechanism (NRM). Through this framework, individuals have access to a variety of necessary supports such as accommodation, legal aid and medical services. The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (IHREC) and Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) have called for crucial reforms to be […]

Flying Emergency Class – The transport challenges of Search and Rescue drones

New technological advancements tend to be a powerful driver in establishing new or incrementally redefining traditional industries and fields. An interesting example of the latter is the fusion of conventional means and new technology in the field of Search and Rescue (SaR). Intrigued by this seamless interplay between first responders and new tech, Trilateral Research […]

Assessing the Ethical Implications of Artificial Intelligence In Policing workshop – 14th ACM Web Science Conference

Trilateral Research is organizing the half day workshop “Assessing the Ethical Implications of Artificial Intelligence In Policing” to be held as part of the 14th ACM Web Science Conference (WebSci’22) taking place 26-29 June 2022 in Barcelona (and hybrid). Workshop theme The adoption of artificial intelligence in the context of Policing includes significant benefits with […]

Using Gender-based Analysis Plus (GBA+) in PREPARE

As part of Trilateral’s work for PREPARE – which focuses on identifying any vulnerabilities children may face when their parents are part of violent extremist networks – consortium partners are guided by an analytical tool used by the Government of Canada, called Gender-based Analysis Plus (GBA+). The History of Data Bias In her book “Invisible Women: […]

Streamlining and validating standards for crisis management – Join the STRATEGY CEN/CENELEC workshops

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Crisis management involves the coordination of a number of organisations and authorities across countries. It is often the case that differences in organisational set ups, decision-making processes, infrastructure and approach can result in poor disaster response. Within this context, the H2020 project STRATEGY  seeks to promote pre-standardization of systems and procedures related to Crisis Management by streamlining, […]