Stephen Simpkin

Current Data Science Fellow in ECC's Data & Analytics team
12 years across Research and Analysis teams at Essex County Council
Stats the way (a-ha, a-ha) - I like it

Ethics in data and research: how does it work in practice?

Many of us will be familiar with the core elements of ethics within data and research, but we need to go one step further and ask ourselves: why are we gathering the data? What purpose will it serve and what impact will it have? To avoid gathering insight in a tokenistic way, we need to be clear about the reasons behind why we are doing it.