Trilateral Insights

Get the latest insights from Trilateral in our new monthly article, featuring the latest developments from across our innovation and research teams. Insights | Climate, Environment and Energy Wildfire risk management – collaborations for a more resilient future As climate change heats up, so does wildfire risk across Europe. There are many projects and organisations […]

Trilateral Insights

Get the latest insights from Trilateral in our new monthly article, featuring the latest developments from across our innovation and research teams. Insights | Ethics, Human Rights and Emerging Technologies Pioneering Ethical Horizons: Trilateral’s work in Policy and Innovation In the EU funded TechEthos project , our team, Dr Anaïs Resseguier (Research Manager), Julie Vinders […]

Trilateral Insights

Get the latest insights from across Trilateral in our new monthly article, featuring the latest developments from across our innovation, research and project teams. Insights | Law Enforcement and Community Safeguarding AI and policing – how can we ensure ethical and sustainable practices?  In October 2023, the EU funded popAI project marked its conclusion after […]

Trilateral Insights

Get the latest insights from across Trilateral in our new monthly article, featuring the latest developments from across our innovation, research and project teams. Insights | Health Making public transport more accessible benefits everybody A recent study we conducted in the  EU-funded TRIPS project found that making public transport more accessible could increase use across all demographics, […]

The financial argument, a complement to moral decision-making

Contemporary discussions on modern slavery tie in with ethical discourse and normative considerations. Modern slavery has been framed as a ‘moral issue’ (Guetierrez-Huerter, Gold & Trautrims, 2021, p. 12), its policy framework has been called ‘moralistic’ (Broad & Turnbull, 2019, p. 1). But however pivotal such moral dimensions are, a focus on ethics alone does not do justice to all facets of the crime, and sometimes does not offer enough persuasion to act. To improve our knowledge of modern slavery, its victims, and its prevalence, it is of great importance to get a grasp of its precise health, social and economic costs.

How do leaders foster innovation?

Paper plane

When thinking of ways to change what we do, knowing exactly what we are aiming for is key.  Your purpose needs to be clear, so that your team is motivated to make improvements towards that business goal, rather than simply streamlining what they already do. “If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it […]

Human intervention and human oversight in the GDPR and AI Act

Differences and Practical Challenges The GDPR introduced the notion of ‘human intervention’ as a way to prevent, in certain circumstances, decision-making based solely on automated means. The forthcoming AI proposal for a Regulation (“AI Act”) uses the term ‘human oversight’ and sets out certain obligations. For instance, in December 2021, the European Committee of the […]

Operationalising Human Security in the Contemporary Operating Environment: Proposing Population Intelligence (POPINT)

Drawing upon primary research funded by the UK Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA), researchers from Trilateral Research explore the use of data analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) for operationalising human security in the contemporary operating environment. The idea of human security has gained much traction in the international community since its introduction in a 1994 […]

Facial recognition technology as a measure to enhance public safety

Facial recognition

As part of the European Union’s ‘smart city strategy’ plan, more and more cities throughout Europe have started adopting new technologies in order to transition into a new digital future. With the enhancement of safety in public spaces being a key feature of a smart city, local authorities opt for tools that are intended to […]