PETRAS IoT Hub at #AoIR2017

PETRAS Standards, Governance and Policy (SGP) Research team was represented at this year’s annual Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR) conference at the University of Tartu in Estonia. The conference brought together hundreds of academics, researchers, graduate students and other participants for an interdisciplinary, multi-methodological look at the Internet. Dr Leonie Maria Tanczer, Postdoctoral Research Associate for the SGP team, was …

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Spotlight on: Sinong Ma

In our new monthly feature we are shining a spotlight on members of the PETRAS community, to let us get to know the people that make up our diverse research hub. This month stepping up is Sinong Ma, Research associate at The University of Warwick. If you would like to be featured in a future edition please contact robert.j.thompson@ucl.ac.uk What …

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PETRAS panel at CISCO security conference

At the recent CISCO security conference, SecCon 2017, four academic members of PETRAS led an invited panel discussion entitled ‘Security and Privacy for the Internet of Things’. The event held in London on the 13th of September is CISCO’s largest cross-company annual security conference. It is seen as a must-attend for those working within security, both within CISCO and their …

Personal Data and the IoT at Mydata 2017

Research conducted at Lancaster University as part of PETRAS’s Adoption & Acceptability stream and House Training the Internet of Things project was presented recently at the academic track of the Mydata 2017 conference. Mydata is an international get together that aims to foster positive and human-centric innovation around the personal data. Presented to assembled lawyers, entrepreneurs, activists, and academics, the …

UK/Japan Workshop on IoT

I recently represented PETRAS at a workshop organised to form links between UK and Japanese academics working on the Internet of Things held at the British Embassy in Tokyo 7-8th Sept 2017. There were approximately 12 academics from both countries who presented their work around the Internet of Things from a wide range of perspectives. One on my main observations …

PETRAS IoT Hub @ MWC Americas

The Standards, Governance and Policy Research team of PETRAS was represented at this year’s first GSMA Mobile World Congress (MWC) Americas in San Francisco. The Congress was a premier mobile operators event, with representation from North, Central and South America. MWC Americas showcased how mobile is creating the connected life and highlighted core mobile technologies, consumer and industrial applications in …

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BitBarista on the BBC

The PETRAS coffee machine, BitBarista, was this week featured on the BBC World Service radio show Click. Described by the BBC as ‘A coffee machine with a life of its own, dispensing coffee to punters with an ethical preference’ the BitBarista was created to explore smart transaction in the IoT. BBC reporter Roland Pease met with Ella Tallyn, PETRAS researcher, to discuss the …

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News Letter: September

For all the latest news and updates from the PETRAS hub check out our September newsletter

PETRAS conference invites abstract submissions

The PETRAS Research Hub, IoTUK and The IET are seeking abstract submissions for the Living in the Internet of Things conference and exhibition which is taking place at IET London: Savoy Place on 28-29 March 2018. The conference scope focuses on cybersecurity of the Internet of Things and is distinctively concerned with a range of sociotechnical issues across all industry sectors …