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More than the Minimum: Implementing GDPR Policies in American Research

Ended Nov 17, 2022
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Term: Fall 2022

Date: November 17th, 2022

Time: 10:00am - 11:00am

Location: Online Only

Instructor: Kory Trott

Presented By: Scholarly Integrity and Reseach Compliance (SIRC), Department of Science, Technology, and Society



This talk will cover the basics of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and discuss how it can be utilized to enhance data collection and management practices in the US. Often, the IRB acts as a 'bare minimum' to ensure research is being conducted safely and managing legal compliance. We will explore what adopting a 'best practices' model looks like when informed by the most progressive digital data collection and management practices world wide.

Presenter Bio: Alice Fox is an ethicist trained in both classical ethics and philosophy and the ethics of technology. She received her Master's degree in the Philosophy of Science, Technology, and Society (PSTS) from the University of Twente in the Netherlands, specializing in Technology & Values and Technological Anthropology. Alice is a fourth year doctoral candidate in the Science, Technology, and Society (STS) program. She currently conducts research online through the social forum Reddit and works to combine research techniques from both American and Western European ethics policies and practices