Cambridge University Ethics in Mathematics Project

External talks

On several occasions now, members of the CUEiMP team have been invited to give an EiM talk(s) at other insitutions, venues, conferences, and organisations. We’ve put together a list of these talks, some of which have been recorded, and which you can watch below. If you would like to extend an invitation to CUEiMP to have someone come and give a presentation at your institution, then please email us .

List of talks, and some recordings

In reverse chronological order:

11/2021: University of Essex. Seminar by Maurice Chiodo titled “Discussing ethics with the mathematicians who need it most”. Details here.

11/2021: Lund University. Seminar by Maurice Chiodo titled “Ethics in all mathematics”.

11/2021: University of Bath. Seminar by Maurice Chiodo titled “How do ethical issues arise in mathematical work?”. Details here.

09/2021: Royal Holloway, University of London. Teaching workshop: Engaging students from diverse backgrounds. Seminar by Maurice Chiodo titled “Societal Responsibility and Ethical Conduct in Mathematics”. Details here.

06/2021: Zhejiang University. Seminar by Maurice Chiodo titled “Ethical Issues in Mathematical Processes”. Details here.

04/2021: LMU Munich University. MSc course on Legal Regulation of Big Data. Guest lecture by Maurice Chiodo titled “Technology and Law; we have a problem”.

03/2021: Effective Altruism, Cambridge. Seminar by Maurice Chiodo titled “Doing Good, While Avoiding Harm”. Details here.

11/2020: University of Lincoln. Question and Answer session for students with Maurice Chiodo on “Mathematics and Ethics”.

06/2020: American University Washington College of Law. Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property; talk co-presented by Maurice Chiodo and Henning Grosse Ruse-Khan titled “Automated Copyright Enforcement Online: From Blocking to Monetization of User-Generated Content”. Details here.

02/2020: London School of Economics. MSc course on Algorithmic Techniques for Data Mining (MA429). Guest lecture by Maurice Chiodo titled “How do ethical issues arise in AI development and deployment?”.

02/2020: London School of Economics. Social and Economic Data Science (SEDS) Seminar Series talk by Maurice Chiodo titled “Teaching ethics to the mathematicians who need it most”. Details here.

02/2020: University of Oxford. Maths in Society Seminar by Maurice Chiodo titled “Ethics in Mathematics - where to begin?”. Details here.

01/2020: QuantumBlack / McKinsey & Company, London. Talk by Maurice Chiodo titled “Tech ethics - how hard can it be?”. Recording available below.

08/2019: The Office for National Statistics, London. Seminar by Maurice Chiodo titled “Ethics in Statistics”. Details here. Recording available below.

07/2019: The Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge. Maurice Chiodo was a panelist at the event “Ethical Conundrums and the Social Responsibility of Scientists”. Details here.

05/2019: University of Oxford. Conference: “Science - Post-Normal Perspectives - Jerry Ravetz at 90”. Panel discussion including Maurice Chiodo, titled “The future of policy-mathematics”. Details here. Full recording viewable online here.

05/2019: London Mathematical Society education day. Seminar by Maurice Chiodo titled “Teaching Ethics in the Mathematics Curriculum”. Details here.

03/2019: ENS Paris. Seminar by Maurice Chiodo titled “Surely there’s no ethics in mathematics or computer science?” Details here.

02/2019: University of Leeds. Colloquium by Maurice Chiodo titled “Teaching ethics to the mathematicians who need it most”, as well as two workshops on ethics in mathematics; one for undergraduate students, one for postgraduate students.

01/2019: University of Oxford. Undergraduate seminar by Maurice Chiodo titled “Surely there’s no ethics in mathematics?” Details here. Recording available below.

01/2019: University of Oxford. Postdoctoral seminar by Maurice Chiodo titled “Teaching ethics to the mathematicians who need it most”. Details here. Recording available below.

01/2019: Imperial College London. Student seminar by Maurice Chiodo titled “Surely there’s no ethics in mathematics?” Details here.

12/2018: 35th Chaos Computer Club annual congress. Assembly session by Maurice Chiodo titled “Mathematicians acting amorally - how they harm society”. Details here.

11/2018: School of Computing, University of Newcastle. Guest talk by Maurice Chiodo titled “Algorithms are impartial, and surely there’s no ethics in mathematics!”, and guest workshop titled “Ethics in Action” for MSc students. Details here.

11/2018: University of Lincoln. Advanced topics seminar by Maurice Chiodo titled “Ethics in Mathematics: Our Responsibility to Care”. Details here.

07/2018: Young Researchers in Mathematics conference, Southampton. Workshop by Maurice Chiodo titled “Ethics in Mathematics - how mathematicians harm society, and how they don’t notice”. Details here.

07/2018: Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Conference: “Virtue Epistemology of Mathematical Practice”. Talk by Maurice Chiodo titled “Mathematicians acting amorally - how they harm society, and how they don’t notice.” Details here.

05/2018: Royal Holloway, University of London. Seminar by Maurice Chiodo titled “Ethics for the working Mathematician”.

09/2017: Heidelberg Laurete Forum. Maurice Chiodo co-organised a workshop with Martin Hellman on “Mathematics, Computer Science, and Ethics”.

05/2017: EU Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions conference. Talk by Maurice Chiodo titled “Ethics in Mathematics”, and panelist in the session “Contributing to better society”. Details here.

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