James Goulding

Deputy Director of N-LAB, the University of Nottingham

Dr James Goulding is part of the data program at the Rights Lab, which brings together the largest collection of modern-slavery scholars in the world. He also directs N/LAB, a centre for international analytics at the University of Nottingham, focusing on machine learning for social good. His recent research targets the challenges of the hidden, disparate and sparse data that surrounds Target 8.7  – by combining applying new surveying methodologies (comparative judgement), ‘big data’ streams (telecommunications patterns, drone imagery) and novel statistical modelling methods he and his team are now generating fine-grain vulnerability maps of issues such as child labour, and FGM which remain such serious problems across East Africa.

Recent Articles by this Author

10 Years of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights Sees Wave of New Human Rights Due Diligence. Is it Enough?

Angharad Smith, Alice Eckstein
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Building an Anti-Trafficking Support System for Uganda’s Sustainability

Doreen Boyd
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New UNICEF Briefing Outlines Risks Facing Migrant Children During the Pandemic

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Breaking the Vicious Circle: Climate Change, Environmental Destruction and Contemporary Slavery

Dr Chris O’Connell
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AI for Good: Using AI to Prevent Modern Slavery, Human Trafficking and Forced and Child Labour

Nesrien Hamid, Alice Eckstein, Anjali Mazumder, James Goulding, Doreen Boyd , Nadya Bliss, Ben Harris
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Symposium: Gendered Measurements of Exploitation and its Impact on Survivors

Caroline Adhiambo
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