Symposium: Ethical Issues in Big Data Research, 29. November 2018

Big Data is increasingly used in science, the humanities and medicine and to generate novel evidence based findings across multiple disciplines. However, research using big data also raises important ethical questions. The aim of the symposium is to explore some of the most pressing ethical issues, including anonymization, protection of human subjects, fairness and data protection. To this end, researchers from multiple fields will discuss their own experiences of the promises and challenges of data-driven research involving human subjects, and share their insights on ethics in big data with the symposium attendees.