HSRC and Facebook announce grant awardees for research on ethics, human rights and AI in Africa

DATE: 16 November 2020
AUTHOR: Women in Science

The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) and Facebook have given a nod to eight awardees from across the continent whose proposals focus in the field of artificial intelligence (AI), ethics and human rights.

Early this year the two organisations issued a request for proposals for a research in the identified fields with a view to responding to “the complex questions related to ethics and to social impact which have arisen from the growing reliance on artificial intelligence systems in Africa”.

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