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14th June 2021
Ethics in Imaging: AI Centres of Excellence webinar series

As part of the AI Centres of Excellence Ethics in Imaging webinar series, PathLAKE will be hosting a webinar on on Thursday 22nd July 2021 from 13:00 “ 14:30. The theme is:

Research Ethics Committee Review of AI projects: what REC members need to know and training needs .

  • Prof Tom Sorell (University of Warwick) will be giving an introduction on whether the ethical issues raised by datalakes are new or unusual.
  • Prof Clare Verrill (University of Oxford) will be reporting on a survey of the Centres of Excellence's experiences of REC review.
  • Will Navaie (NHS Health Research Authority) will present on how can we streamline the regulatory system for data-driven research

The event will close with a discussion, including responses from REC members. If you wish to attend the webinar, please email for joining instructions.

This webinar is part of a series of informal online seminars to exchange ideas, create debate and look for common themes, challenges and solutions across the five AI centres.

The meetings are aimed at centre staff and themed around practical scenarios.

The aim is to identify common training needs and create basic competency in ethical topics to enable staff to critically review research proposals and discuss participation with the public.

Future seminars
iCAIRD “ Topic TBC “ 16th September 13:00 “ 14:30
Kings AI Centre “ Topic TBC “ 18th November 13:00 “ 14:30

Previous seminars
PathLAKE - Where are we now, our experience to date? - 14th January 2021
NCIMI “ What is the value of health data? “ 18th March 2021
NPIC - Inclusion and Transparency - 13th May 2021


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