Dr William Knight

Job: Research Fellow

Faculty: Computing, Engineering and Media

School/department: School of Computer Science and Informatics

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH

T: 0116 366 4384

E: william.knight@dmu.ac.uk

W: https://www.dmu.ac.uk


Personal profile

Dr Knight conducted his PhD on the subject of Hacktivism and Social Movements. He occupies a joint role in the Ethics Support team of the Human Brain Project (HBP), based at DMU, he is the compliance manager for the project - ensuring that all HBP projects are conducted with the appropriate regulatory approval - and he is also a research fellow on the project with a focus on ethical compliance in EU research projects.

Research group affiliations

Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility (CCSR)

Research interests/expertise

Research interests include ethical compliance in EU and other large scale research projects, research ethics, neuroethics, internet cultures, data ethics and disruptive technologies.