Trinity researchers raise fresh concerns about contact tracing app technology

Prof. Doug Leith and Dr Stephen Farrell at the School of Computer Science and Statistics at Trinity College Dublin have published new studies on the use of contact tracing apps on public transport (https://www.scss.tcd.ie/Doug.Leith/pubs/bus.pdf)and on the Google/Apple API on which the apps are based (https://www.scss.tcd.ie/Doug.Leith/pubs/gaen_verification.pdf). Prof. Doug Leith said: “We carried out an independent ‘due…

Coming out of lockdown is harder than going in

The president of Switzerland’s top-ranked university says his institution is tentatively getting back to speed after the coronavirus lockdown – but that this is harder than anticipated. “Going into lockdown was hard, coming back out even more so, we’ve discovered,” said Joël Mesot, president of ETH Zurich. “We have to…