Digital technologies offer solutions to a wealth of the world’s problems.

This includes solutions in the spheres of health 和 wellbeing, business growth 和 development, criminal justice, 和教育. Digital technologies are also key to the continuing successes of the creative 和 media industries in the UK.

Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology, harnessing big data sets, may offer opportunities for earlier detection of health conditions.  Digital initiatives can provide new ways to connect people with health 和 social care professionals.  Assistive technologies 和 devices can enable people to live independent 和 dignified lives, reducing their need for long-term care. Technology can shape the future of production across all sectors whilst AI offers a range of solutions to enable businesses to prioritise strategic work. Technology can be harnessed to monitor those at risk of offending, or victimisation, 和 can play a key role in public protection 和 supporting desistance from crime. AI further offers a range of solutions to enable businesses to prioritise strategic work. Technology can also provide new ways to share 和 develop knowledge both through traditional 和 new contexts for education.

研究 和 Knowledge Exchange can enable the development of new technologies but can also find the best ways in which technologies, 新老, 可以进行测试, developed 和 implemented in a wide variety of settings working closely with businesses who might have created or co-created the tech 和 with the end users of this technology.

Such technologies, however, also bring with them significant ethical issues 和 moral dilemmas. 研究ers will be key in identifying 和 addressing such issues both in the development 和 use of technology.

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