Member Ethics Task Group - Data Intelligence Network, Scotland

Activity: Consultancy typesContribution to the work of national or international committees and working groups


Member ethics advisory group for the "Data Intelligence Network for Scotland", a national programme to advance the digital and organisational infrastructure for harnessing public sector data assets to support the COVID-19 response.

Contributing expert advice on ethical and governance issues, risks and considerations for data surveillance programmes in Scotland during COVID-19.

This gave rise to a number of enquiries, activities and recommendations. It led to the development of an ethical framework and workbook to be used by those involved in relevant projects, and a plan for greater public involvement.

Work forScottish Government
Degree of RecognitionNational


  • Data Ethics
  • Public Health
  • Covid-19
  • Data Science
  • Cross-sector
  • Public Services
  • e-Government
  • Digital Ethics
  • Good Governance
  • Digital Health