Update from the pilot Public Engagement Panel – exploring data ethics for public sector data.
23rd March 2023 by Helen Davidson
In my last blog, I introduced the pilot Data and Intelligence Public Engagement Panel organised by the Scottish Government, Research Data Scotland, Sciencewise and Ipsos Scotland. In the Scottish Government we are working to ensure that Scotland fulfils its potential in the constantly evolving digital world. This engagement pilot focused directly on data ethics in line with the vision for Scotland to become an Ethical Digital Nation, and the recommendations will feed directly into the Digital Health and Social Care’s Data Strategy.
Introducing the Pilot Public Engagement Panel on the Use of Public Sector Data
11th November 2022 by Helen Davidson
Michaela Omelkova, Data Ethics Advisor for the Data & Intelligence Network, introduces us to the pilot public engagement panel looking at the use of Public Sector data. Reading Time: 4 minutes Using data to monitor rainfall will sound uncontroversial to most people. On the other hand, using data to identify vulnerable individuals at risk of...
Global Ethics Day, Public Engagement and the Ethical Use of Data
19th October 2022 by Ally McAlpine
Today (19 October) is Global Ethics Day, which this year celebrates the theme of Ethics Empowered. In this blog Ally McAlpine, Chief Statistician for the Scottish Government, discusses Global Ethics Day and the need for public engagement. Reading Time: 4 mins Global Ethics Day To mark this day, I want to reflect on the ethical...
Enhancing the professional development of teachers in Computing Science
14th October 2022 by Stewart Hamilton
A partnership between Aberdeen City Council, NEScol, Robert Gordon University and the University of Aberdeen, it aims to disseminate the recommendations from the Scottish Government-commissioned Scottish Technology Ecosystem Review and promote opportunities for professional development in teaching Computing Science (CS).
Data and Intelligence Network sets out future plans
1st June 2022 by deborahamzil
Blog by Lewis McCathie, Communications and Engagement Manager, Data & Intelligence Network. Created by the Scottish Government in 2020 to provide evidence-based analysis in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, Data & Intelligence Network (DIN) is now looking to build upon this by supporting a number of Scottish Government policy areas so to utilise public sector...