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Big and Open Data: Mind the Gaps

Prof Sabina Leonelli (Sociology, Philosophy and Anthropology, University of Exeter)

Building on long-standing empirical and philosophical research on the use of big and open data within data-intensive science (see and, this talk reflects on opportunities, challenges and dilemmas involved in sharing and reusing data across contexts, and particularly in situations of severe inequity in power and resources between the groups involved. I conclude with some recommendations for stewarding and using data – and related infrastructures – responsibly.

When: Wednesday, 14th September 2022, 3:30-4:30 PM (ACST)

Where: Online. Please RSVP to

Prof Sabina Leonelli is a researcher in the Sociology, Philosophy and Anthropology department at the University of Exeter. Her research spans the fields of history and philosophy of biology, science and technology studies and general philosophy of science.

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