democracy

14 Mar, 2019

India's WhatsApp election: political parties risk undermining democracy with technology

India’s 2019 national elections are widely anticipated to be the “WhatsApp elections”. Against a backdrop of rapidly improving...

11 Dec, 2018

Three perspectives on Zimbabwe’s 2018 elections

Building on ODID’s expertise on Zimbabwe, the department recently invited three experts from UK universities to discuss this year’s historic...

26 Mar, 2018

Beating the Cambridge Analyticas: change the way we (s)elect our representatives

We are now all aware of how our electoral systems have been manipulated by harvesting our digital footprints and preferences. Targeted messages, images and false information are then deployed to support or...