Ethics and Privacy week 2023

Ethics and Privacy Week 2023

This week, the Faculty of Engineering and Computing held the annual ‘DCU Ethics and Privacy Week’ event series. These events brought together a number of experts to discuss the current issues and concerns in the area of ethics and privacy.

This hybrid event series was organised by DCU academics and staff including Dr Brian Davis, School of Computing, Dr Fiachra Ó Brolcháin, Institute of Ethics and Dr Edoardo Celeste, School of Law and Government. To watch a recording of these lectures, click below:


Using data to “nudge” people to be eco-friendly

Chair: Dr Fiachra Ó Brolcháin, Institute of Ethics, DCU

Speaker: Sukanya Shukla, School of Theology, Philosophy and Music


Leveraging Artificial Intelligence for Bias-free Recruiting

Chair: Dr Brian Davis, ADAPT, DCU School of Computing

Speaker: Dr Kolawole John Adebayo, MSCA CareerFit+ Fellow, ADAPT, DCU


Digital Safety: AI, Social Media, Bias, and Harm (Panel)

Chair: Dr Edoardo Celeste, School of Law and Government

Panel Members:

Dr Eileen Culloty, FUJO, DCU

Dr Tijana Milosevic, Elite-S MSCA Fellow, DCU Anti Bullying Centre

Kanishk Verma, ADAPT DCU


Wednesday’s lecture “Has an algorithm stopped your career dreams?” was an interactive, in-person event led by Dr Kolawole John Adebayo, ADAPT, DCU, and was chaired by Dr Brian Davis, ADAPT, DCU, School of Computing.

Thank you to all of the speakers, organisers, and attendees for making this event a success.