Introduction & Overview

One of the defining issues of our age has been the extraordinary progress that has been made in digital technology. It has revolutionised communications and problem solving, but at the same time has presented us with formidable ethical and moral questions, many of them intersecting with human rights and psychology.

As we develop the Global Network website we will add to this section connecting ideas and people working on the data rights and privacy, human rights and psychology.

Read more: Introduction and Comments

Read More: Introduction from the GNPHR 2021 Annual Report


Human Rights, Big Data and Technology Project:

Big Data in Psychology – Special Issue in Psychological Methods,2016

Social Physics:

Machine leaning and human rights implications: 2021 Reith Lectures “Living with Artificial Intelligence”.

UN guidance on using big data to track SDGs : Data Privacy, Ethics and Protection: Guidance Note on Big Data for Achievement of the 2030 Agenda.

Risks, Harms and Benefits Assessment Tool (UN Global Pulse, 2016, 2019)

Areas of Focus

  • Big Data
  • Artificial Intelliigence
  • Machine learning
  • Online testing and health records

Human Rights Issues

  • Privacy
  • Misuse of Data