The session is led by IT and social responsibility expert Professor Andy Phippen.
Andy is a professor of social responsibility in information technology at the Plymouth Business School, University of Plymouth. He has worked with the IT sector for over 15 years in a consultative capacity on issues of ethical and social responsibility, with companies such as British Telecom, Google and Facebook. He has presented written and oral evidence to parliamentary enquiries related to the public use of ICT and is widely published in the area.
In recent years he has specialised in the use of ICTs by children and young people, carrying out a large amount of grassroots research on issues such as their attitudes toward privacy and data protection, file sharing and internet safety. He is a research partner with the UK Safer Internet Centre and is a frequent media commentator on children and the internet.
This free event is open to all University of Plymouth undergraduate/postgraduate students and staff as part of the BETA Enterprise skills development and student start-up support programme.
About the BETA Enterprise Programme
The BETA Enterprise Programme improves students’ entrepreneurial abilities by providing a comprehensive programme of support for their business ideas. The programme provides free pre start-up and start-up support for students at the University via the Futures Entrepreneurship Centre.