Funded Projects & Research Interests

Emotional AI Projects

  • Title: Emotional AI in Commerce, Civic Life and Security In Japan and the UK
  • Amount: £50,000
  • Position: Co-Investigator
  • Funder: ESRC-AHRC UK-Japan SSH Connections Call – ES/S013008/1
  • Length: Jan 2019-Jan 2020.
  • Institutions: University of Edinburgh, Bangor University, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University.
  • Detail: Exploring governance of affective computing in different contexts of everyday life.

Ubicomp Projects

  • Title: Defence Against the Dark Artefacts
  • Amount: £1,010,000.
  • Position: Co-Investigator
  • Funder: EPSRC – EP/R03351X/1
  • Length: July 2018 – Dec 2020
  • Institutions: University of Edinburgh, University of Cambridge, Imperial College London, University of Nottingham & industry partners ARM, BT, Cisco, Digital Catapult, Internet Society, GCHQ, Crossword Cybersecurity, Petras IoT hub
  • Detail: technical, sociological & legal requirements for effective smart home cybersecurity.
  • Title: The Memory Machine
  • Amount: £90,000.
  • Position: Co-Investigator.
  • Funder: Horizon/EPSRC.
  • Length: Feb 2018-Oct 2019.
  • Institutions: University of Nottingham.
  • Detail: Designing memory preserving IoT for dementia sufferers. This project involves artists, interaction designers, developers, psychologists, dementia specialists co-designing
  • Title: About Algorithms & Beyond’
  • Amount: £30,000
  • Position: Co-Investigator.
  • Funder: University of Nottingham Research Priority Grant
  • Institutions: Horizon
  • Details: for a range of mini projects exploring aspects of algorithms and IoT.
  • Title: Memory Machine 2.0
  • Amount: £15,000
  • Position: Co-Investigator.
  • Funder: Horizon/EPSRC.
  • Length: Feb 2020-Aug 2020
  • Institutions: Nottingham University and Edinburgh.
  • Details: Continuation of earlier work to build MeMa.
  • Title: ‘Ethics of Internet of Things in Research’
  • Amount: £8,000
  • Funder: University of Nottingham Digital Research Grant
  • Length: Jan 2018-Aug 2018
  • Institutions: Horizon.
  • Detail: technical, sociological & legal requirements for effective smart home cybersecurity.

Design Tool Projects

  • Title: ‘Towards Moral-IT and Legal-IT by Design’
  • Amount: £16,000
  • Position: Principle Investigator.
  • Funder: Horizon/EPSRC.
  • Length: July 2017 – Dec 2019.
  • Institutions: University of Edinburgh and University of Nottingham.
  • Details: Developing card-based tools for building ethical IT systems.
  • Title: ‘Information Privacy by Design Cards’ and Privacy Compliance by Design
  • Amount/Funder: Joint Projects – UK – Horizon Agile Project; US – National Science Foundation c£130,000.
  • Position: Co-Investigator (key part of PhD work).
  • Length: Oct 2015 – Dec 2016
  • Institutions: UK project – Mixed Reality Lab and Microsoft Research Cambridge; US Project – NYU; Cisco; Intel; Microsoft Research.
  • Details: Developing data protection by design cards.
  • Title: Intelligent Ideation: Cardographer
  • Amount: £10,000
  • Position: Co-Investigator.
  • Funder: Nottingham Impact Accelerator
  • Length: Oct 2019- Oct 2020.
  • Institutions: University of Edinburgh and University of Nottingham.
  • Details:
  • Title ‘Games & Human Values’
  • Amount: £1500
  • Position: Principle Investigator.
  • Funder: EPSRC Digital Economy Network – EP/L011891/1
  • Length: Aug 2015 – Oct 2015
  • Detail: Workshop at CHI Play 2015 on using games as a medium of critique for wider societal concerns.

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