OzCHI position papers

The following position papers have been accepted for discussion at the OzCHI workshop on Ethical Encounters in HCI.

The papers are grouped according to four broad themes:

  1. Vulnerable Groups;
  2. Social Norms & Civic Engagement;
  3. HCI Research in Medical Settings; and
  4. Participants with Complex Needs.

These groupings will be used for the first breakout session at the workshop.

1. Vulnerable Groups

Ethics, Ethnography, and Exploration of Everyday Family Interactions (Yvonne Gora)

Ethical Considerations in Persuasive User Interface Design: Domestic Violence Online Help-Seeking (Manjeet Singh, Harjit Kaur, Atul Sajjanhar, & Wendy Cross)

ICT and Vulnerable Older People: Incorporating an Ethical Decision Making Model (Steven Baker & Jeni Warburton)

2. Social Norms & Civic Engagement

The Pain of Crowds: Considering Wider Ethical Implications in Conference Planning and Review (Dana McKay & George Buchanan)

From Gearstick to Joystick – Challenges in Designing New Interventions for the Safety-Critical Driving Context (Fabius Steinberger, Ronald Schroeter & Verena Lindner)

What Do I Get Out Of It? Reflection on the Use of Incentives for Civic Engagement (Sarah-Kristin Thiel & Maija Poikela)

Naive Participants in Online Studies: Can Research Ethically Include Participants Without Their Consent? (Jeremy Prichard, Caroline Spiranovic & Christopher Lueg)

3. HCI Research in Medical Settings

Health Technology Research: Learnings from a Youth Mental Health Context (Simone Orlowski, Ben Matthews, Gabrielle Jones, Niranjan Bidargaddi, Sharon Lawn, & Anthony Venning)

Understanding Clinicians’ Ethical Challenges with the Use of Technologies for Mental Health (Fernando Estrada, Greg Wadley, & Reeva Lederman)

Ethical Challenges in Medicine and HCI (George Buchanan)

Ethics Responsibilities Across the Risk Spectrum in HCI Research (Duncan Stevenson & Jennyfer Lawrence Taylor)

4. Participants with Complex Needs

The Ethical and Practical Issues Surrounding the Design of Assistive Technology for Individuals with Severe Physical Disability and Complex Communication Needs (Sarvnaz Taherian, T.Claire Davies, & R.Glynn Owens)

Strategic Use of Technology in Research with Youth with Autism: Ethical Implications (Lye Ee Ng)

Balancing Ethics in Research with Older Adults and Persons with Dementia (Laura Ramos & Elise van den Hoven)