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Experiences & Challenges of Implementing Artificial intelligence Technologies in the Workplace: Shifting public attitudes from a Terminator to a Big Hero 6 perspective!

In the podcast episode I was recently a guest on alongside Dr. Luciana Blaha for the Scottish Artificial Intelligence Alliance, one of the key challenges to the implementation of AI technologies at work that is discussed is the level of trust that workers and customers have in artificial intelligence and robotics…

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Social audits and modern slavery: Have factory working conditions changed since Rana Plaza?

On 24 April the world commemorated the ninth anniversary of the Rana Plaza disaster in Bangladesh — a catastrophe in corporate history. The eight-storey Rana Plaza building contained five garment factories with 5,000 workers making clothes for Benetton, Matalan, Mango, Primark and other major brands. On the morning of 23…

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My PhD Journey: Nglaa Ahmad

Why did you choose to study at Aberdeen?

I chose to study at the University of Aberdeen because It is a distinguished university with a long history. It is internationally recognised for its excellence in world-leading research.

What inspired you to do your PhD?

I have been working in academia…

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Women bear the cost of Covid fashion industry disruption

How many of us know where and how the clothes we are wearing were made? The uncomfortable truth is that by buying clothes in the Global North we might be directly or indirectly contributing to the exploitation of people making them in the Global South.

 

Our research published…

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Tackling modern slavery: a sustainability accounting perspective

Unethical working conditions are a major issue in many parts of the world, and workers are often exploited by retailers in wealthier countries to maximise their profits. Professor Aziz Islam, Chair in Accountancy at the University of Aberdeen is investigating how societal demand for sustainability accountability and transparency can help…

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