By Sharon Walker The Partnership for Conflict, Crime and Security Research (PaCCS), formerly known as the Global Uncertainties Programme, has launched a new website.  The programme, which is an initiative of Research Councils UK, was established in 2008....

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Final Report Published

IMPRINTS has published its final report, wrapping up all the research from the 8 projects about user expectations for new forms of identity management. The outcomes clearly show how only a radical rethinking of identity management as serving the needs of...

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Presenting Research For The E-ID Team

Yesterday (Nov. 4) Liesbet van Zoonen presented a range of research results from IMPRINTS for the team of civil servants that is developing new the E-ID scheme for the Dutch government. E-ID is the follow-up of DigiD, and is designed to offer more...

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Imprints Gives More Evidence To Parliament

The Science and Technology Committee of parliament have issued an inquiry into the current and future uses of biometric data and technologies. The IMPRINTS research outcomes contain ample information that is relevant to the committee, and Professor Liesbet...

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The Robot Revolution

Posted by: Danny Cassidy I attended a talk recently, where the presenter discussed a futuristic scenario in which they envisioned robots replacing humans in the classroom. This suggestion made me think about the automation of learning, the ways in which...

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Communications Bill Tabled

Communications Bill Tabled Posted by: Sharon Walker The UK government this week unveiled its Communications Data Bill. If passed, this Bill would require Internet Service Providers and mobile phone network providers in the UK to collect and store...

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3D Printing Revolution & Mass Personalisation

3D Printing Revolution & Mass Personalisation Posted by Sandra Wilson 3D printing is being hailed as the next industrial revolution. When once 3d printers were enormous more recent models such as theUP! 3D printer that Imprints has purchased are table top...

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10 Million User Passwords Compromised

Posted by: Sharon Walker It was a bad week for the passwords: an estimated ten million of them were breached last week on three established websites, LinkedIn; eHarmony and Last.FM.  The password is generally distrusted for exactly this sort of...

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