Horizon Blog

Ethical Risk Assessment for Social Robots

Helena Webb explained: “Smart toys are becoming increasingly popular and commercially available. Whilst they can be fun to use and also benefit people’s well-being, they present certain safety and ethical […]

Welcome week wrapped up  

Last week the new CDT 2022 cohort settled into the CDT with their Welcome Week. To help them settle in, they had a full schedule with a variety of activities. […]

Map Check

post by Vincent Bryce (2019 cohort) This summer saw me walking St Cuthbert’s Way, a 100km hiking trail in the Scottish Borders/Northumbria area with my children. It was a great […]

CDT student Symeon Dionysis passes viva

We are pleased to announce that Symeon Dionysis passed their viva last week subject to minor corrections. Symeon’s PhD is entitled Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies for Supply Chain Traceability: Industry […]

Towards sustainable public engagement via responsible recommender systems – An introduction

We are excited to be starting our Promoting Net Zero project ‘Towards sustainable public engagement via responsible recommender systems’. Creating a net zero economy is going to require a lot […]