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FUTURE MACHINE: Making Myths & Designing Technology for a Responsible Future: Making Myths and Entanglement: Community engagement at the edge of participatory design and user experience (2023)
Conference Proceeding
Jacobs, R., Spence, J., Abbott, F., Chamberlain, A., Heim, W., Yemaoua Dayo, A., …King, J. (2023). FUTURE MACHINE: Making Myths & Designing Technology for a Responsible Future: Making Myths and Entanglement: Community engagement at the edge of participatory design and user experience. . https://doi.org/10.1145/3616961.3616979

This paper explores the unique methods and strategies employed by a team of artists, in collaboration with engineers, programmers, a climate scientist, researchers and members of the public, who have come together to create the Future Machine, with t... Read More about FUTURE MACHINE: Making Myths & Designing Technology for a Responsible Future: Making Myths and Entanglement: Community engagement at the edge of participatory design and user experience.

Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) Prompts and Practice Cards: a Tool to Support Responsible Practice (2023)
Conference Proceeding
Portillo, V., Greenhalgh, C., Craigon, P. J., & Ten Holter, C. (2023). Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) Prompts and Practice Cards: a Tool to Support Responsible Practice. In TAS '23: Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Trustworthy Autonomous Systems. https://doi.org/10.1145/3597512.3599721

Researchers often find it hard to know where, when and how to start when applying Responsible Innovation approaches to their own research projects and proposals. Based on experience supporting a range of researchers and projects, we have developed a... Read More about Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) Prompts and Practice Cards: a Tool to Support Responsible Practice.

Building a responsible innovation toolkit as project legacy (2023)
Journal Article
Stahl, B. C., & Bitsch, L. (2023). Building a responsible innovation toolkit as project legacy. Frontiers in Research Metrics and Analytics, 8, Article 1112106. https://doi.org/10.3389/frma.2023.1112106

This article explores whether and in what way it is possible to employ toolkits for responsible research and innovation (RRI toolkits) as mechanisms for ensuring the legacy of RRI in research projects. Based on a review of the concept of responsible... Read More about Building a responsible innovation toolkit as project legacy.

ScoutWav: Two-Step Fine-Tuning on Self-Supervised Automatic Speech Recognition for Low-Resource Environments (2022)
Conference Proceeding
Fatehi, K., Torres, M. T., & Kucukyilmaz, A. (2022). ScoutWav: Two-Step Fine-Tuning on Self-Supervised Automatic Speech Recognition for Low-Resource Environments. In Proceedings of Interspeech 2022 (3523-3527). https://doi.org/10.21437/Interspeech.2022-10270

Recent improvements in Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) systems obtain extraordinary results. However, there are specific domains where training data can be either limited or not representative enough, which are known as Low-Resource Environments (... Read More about ScoutWav: Two-Step Fine-Tuning on Self-Supervised Automatic Speech Recognition for Low-Resource Environments.

Nottingham Robotic Mobility Assistant (NoRMA): An Affordable DIY Robotic Wheelchair Platform (2022)
Conference Proceeding
Brand, L. C., & Kucukyilmaz, A. (2022). Nottingham Robotic Mobility Assistant (NoRMA): An Affordable DIY Robotic Wheelchair Platform. In UKRAS22 Conference “Robotics for Unconstrained Environments” Proceedings. https://doi.org/10.31256/Kv8Ps6P

A significant portion of the population requires a wheelchair to improve mobility, independence, and dignity but not all users are able to use a traditional manual one. Powered wheelchairs offer a more effortless experience but still present difficul... Read More about Nottingham Robotic Mobility Assistant (NoRMA): An Affordable DIY Robotic Wheelchair Platform.

A confirmatory factorial analysis of the Chatbot Usability Scale: a multilanguage validation (2022)
Journal Article
Borsci, S., Schmettow, M., Malizia, A., Chamberlain, A., & van der Velde, F. (2023). A confirmatory factorial analysis of the Chatbot Usability Scale: a multilanguage validation. Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, 27, 317–330. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00779-022-01690-0

The Bot Usability Scale (BUS) is a standardised tool to assess and compare the satisfaction of users after interacting with chatbots to support the development of usable conversational systems. The English version of the 15-item BUS scale (BUS-15) wa... Read More about A confirmatory factorial analysis of the Chatbot Usability Scale: a multilanguage validation.

Mediated Visits: Longitudinal Domestic Dwelling with Mobile Robotic Telepresence (2022)
Conference Proceeding
Boudouraki, A., Reeves, S., Fischer, J. E., & Rintel, S. (2022). Mediated Visits: Longitudinal Domestic Dwelling with Mobile Robotic Telepresence. . https://doi.org/10.1145/3491102.3517640

Mobile Robotic Telepresence (MRP) systems are remotely controlled, mobile videoconferencing devices that allow the remote user to move independently and have a physical presence in the environment. This paper presents a longitudinal study of MRP use... Read More about Mediated Visits: Longitudinal Domestic Dwelling with Mobile Robotic Telepresence.

Demonstrating Interaction: The Case of Assistive Technology (2022)
Journal Article
Reyes-Cruz, G., Fischer, J. E., & Reeves, S. (2022). Demonstrating Interaction: The Case of Assistive Technology. ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction, 29(5), 1-37. https://doi.org/10.1145/3514236

Technology "demos"have become a staple in technology design practice, especially for showcasing prototypes or systems. However, demonstrations are also commonplace and multifaceted phenomena in everyday life, and thus have found their way into empiri... Read More about Demonstrating Interaction: The Case of Assistive Technology.

Response to the Government’s ‘Data: A New Direction’ Consultation (2021)
Other
Chen, J., Dove, E., Edwards, L., Koene, A., McAuley, D., Piskopani, A., & Urquhart, L. Response to the Government’s ‘Data: A New Direction’ Consultation

This submission aims to address a selection of questions formulated in the government’s ‘Data: A New Direction’ consultation document by presenting findings and views based primarily on research undertaken by us, although we have also drawn on public... Read More about Response to the Government’s ‘Data: A New Direction’ Consultation.

Public health messaging by political leaders: a corpus linguistic analysis of COVID-19 speeches delivered by Boris Johnson (2021)
Report
McClaughlin, E., Nichele, E., Adolphs, S., Barnard, P., Clos, J., Knight, D., …Lang, A. (2021). Public health messaging by political leaders: a corpus linguistic analysis of COVID-19 speeches delivered by Boris Johnson. Nottingham: UKRI/AHRC

This study analyses the language of speeches about COVID-19 delivered by Boris Johnson, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom between 3rd March 2020 and 5th April 2021. We use transcribed speeches to construct a digitised body of texts called a... Read More about Public health messaging by political leaders: a corpus linguistic analysis of COVID-19 speeches delivered by Boris Johnson.

Preventive digital mental health interventions for children and young people: a review of the design and reporting of research (2020)
Journal Article
Bergin, A. D., Vallejos, E. P., Davies, E. B., Daley, D., Ford, T., Harold, G., …Hollis, C. (2020). Preventive digital mental health interventions for children and young people: a review of the design and reporting of research. npj Digital Medicine, 3(1), Article 133. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41746-020-00339-7

Digital health interventions (DHIs) have frequently been highlighted as one way to respond to increasing levels of mental health problems in children and young people. Whilst many are developed to address existing mental health problems, there is als... Read More about Preventive digital mental health interventions for children and young people: a review of the design and reporting of research.