Nora's research interests focus on governance, human rights, and technology, particularly in the fields of digital privacy, data protection, and state surveillance. Dr Nora Ni Loideain is Director and Lecturer in Law of the Information Law and Policy Centre at the Institute for Advanced Legal Studies (IALS). She is also an Affiliated Lecturer at the Cambridge Faculty of Law, a Visiting Lecturer for the LL.M. Privacy and Information Law module at King’s College London and a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Johannesburg's Faculty of Humanities.
Following her doctoral research at the University of Cambridge Faculty of Law on state surveillance and the right to respect for private life, she was a Postdoctoral Research Associate for the Technology and Democracy Project at the University of Cambridge Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanites (CRASSH).
She is an editor of International Data Privacy Law (Oxford University Press).
Prior to her academic career, she was a Legal and Policy Officer for the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions of Ireland and clerked for the Irish Supreme Court.
Talks I've Given
From AVA to SIRI: Gendering of virtual personal assistants & Data Protection by Design
Featuring Dr Nora Ní Loideain
Dr Nóra Ni Loideain will present her latest research on how the world of artificially intelligent Virtual Personal Assistants such as Alexa, Cortana, and Siri appear to be decisively gendered female, an 'unbodied assemblage' of a normative female always ready’ (Amazon) to hear the command...discovery diversity ethics ai artificial-intelligence