Using data insights to address the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic

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The COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a profound effect on the daily life of people across Europe, from economic repercussions to mental wellbeing. Policymakers and public health experts unanimously recognise the disproportionate impacts of COVID-19 on vulnerable persons: minors, ethnic minorities, migrants, girls and women, people from lower socio-economic backgrounds and the elderly. The uneven […]

Digging deep: The picture beneath the data on human trafficking

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Initiatives to bring and use data in local government are emerging all around us. Calls for tenders, discussions in webinars and all-night hackathons are all deriving ways to use data to support better decision making around societal problems. Such problems that councils, townhalls and municipalities must deal with because they deeply affect their areas. How […]

The role of security and defence companies in EU migration and border control and the impact on the protection of the rights of refugees, migrants and asylum seekers.

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Contemporary border control and migration management policies and practices of the European Union are structured within a framework characterised by an intimate collaboration between public and private interests, with public interests broadly represented by EU agencies and member states, and private interests by security and defence companies, lobbying consultancies, law firms, universities and research institutes. […]

Adopting an evidence-based approach to support adolescent mental health

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In this interview, we discuss the new Guy’s and St Thomas’ Charity programme dedicated to support adolescent mental health. Tamsyn Roberts, Programme Director, and Rob Parker, Head of Data Analytics, present the challenges, the methodology and the support provided by Trilateral Research in adopting emerging technologies to develop an evidence-based approach. What is the impact […]

Developing GDPR training materials for data protection authorities

We are delighted to introduce the STAR GDPR training material. As a result of the collaboration between the Law, Science, Technology & Society research group at VUB (https://lsts.research.vub.be/), the Hungarian data protection authority NAIH (https://naih.hu/) and Trilateral Research, as part of the EC funded project STAR, we have developed a set of General Data Protection […]