Evidence to UK Parliament inquiries

Koene A. response to Commons Culture, Media and Sport Committee “Fake News” inquiry, Publication number: FNW0116, 19th April 2017.

McAuley D., Koene A., Perez E-V., Jirotka M., Patel M. & Webb H. response to Commons Science and Technology Committee “Algorithms in decision-making” inquiry, Publication number: ALG0049, 26th April 2017.

Media Engagement

Perez E-V & Koene A, “We asked young people what they want from the internet of the future – here’s what they said“, in the Conversation on 23 March 2017.

Koene A, “Facebook’s algorithms give it more editorial responsibility – not less“, in the Conversation on 14 September 2016 and Business Insider UK on 15 September 2016.

Press Releases & mentions in the media

“Online emancipation: Protecting users from algorithmic bias”, published in ScienceDaily , EurekaAlert, AlphaGalileo, on 6 October 2016.

 “UnBias: Emancipating users against algorithmic biases“, on PD&TN News & Blogs, on 2 September 2016.

News focus: Algorithms and ‘Schrödinger’s justice‘”, by Michael Cross in The Law Society Gazette, on 8 May 2017

UnBias project reports

WP4, “Summary report of the outcomes of the 1st UnBias stakeholder workshop“, held on February 3rd 2017. Report draft finalized April 18th 2017.

Journal Papers

Ansgar Koene, Elvira Perez Vallejos, Helena Webb, Menisha Patel, Sofia Ceppi, Marina Jirotka and Derek McAuley, “Editorial responsibilities arising from personalization algorithms”, Ethicomp 2017, in press

Elvira Perez Vallejos, Ansgar Koene, Virginia Portillo, Liz Dowthwaite and Monica Cano, “Young people’s policy recommendations on algorithm fairness”, WebScience 2017, in press

Conference contributions


Ansgar Koene, “User agency on social networks that are mediated by algorithms”, Danish Association for Science and Technology Studies (#DASTS16) Interpellating Future(s) The biennual Danish conference on STS, June 2-3, 2016 (presentation)


Ansgar Koene, “A multi-stakeholder perspective on the regulation and design of algorithm fairness”, 4th Winchester Conference on Trust, Risk, Information and the Law (TRILCon17), May 3, 2017 (poster)


Ansgar Koene, Helena Webb, Menisha Patel, Liz Dowthwaite, Virginia Portillo, “An exploration of trust, transparency and bias in law enforcement and judicial decision support systems”, 4th Winchester Conference on Trust, Risk, Information and the Law (TRILCon17), May 3, 2017  (workshop presentation)

Emancipating Users Against Algorithmic Biases for a Trusted Digital Economy

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