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Bridging social capital as a resource for rural revitalisation in China?: A survey of community connection of university students with home villages (2019)
Journal Article
Wu, B., Lui, L., & Carter, C. (2019). Bridging social capital as a resource for rural revitalisation in China?: A survey of community connection of university students with home villages. Journal of Rural Studies, doi:10.1016/j.jrurstud.2019.05.008

Rural China faces many challenges, including outmigration, brain drains, and the hollowing out and decline of villages. This paper offers a response by drawing attention to the phenomenon of “community connection” among migrants in urban areas who tr... Read More

Social media and the future of creativity at work (2018)
Book Chapter
Carter, C. J. (2018). Social media and the future of creativity at work. In L. Martin, & N. Wilson (Eds.), Palgrave handbook of creativity at work, 543-562. Palgrave Macmillan. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-77350-6_26

Over the last decade social media have played an increasingly prevalent role in work-related creativity, whether enabling employees to shape their career paths via the phenomenon of personal branding or laying the groundwork for the emergent gig econ... Read More

Understanding the relationship between collective intelligence and entrepreneurial team performance through online creative problem-solving (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Avram, G., & Carter, C. J. (in press). Understanding the relationship between collective intelligence and entrepreneurial team performance through online creative problem-solving. In Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research

The early stages of entrepreneurial activity offer invaluable insights into the emergence and development of business opportunities. With converging evidence indicating a key role for " collective intelligence " in predicting team performance across... Read More

Accessing online data for youth mental health research: meeting the ethical challenges (2017)
Journal Article
Perez Vallejos, E., Koene, A., Carter, C. J., Hunt, D., Woodard, C., Urquhart, L., …Statache, R. (in press). Accessing online data for youth mental health research: meeting the ethical challenges. Philosophy && Technology, doi:10.1007/s13347-017-0286-y

This article addresses the general ethical issues of accessing online personal data for research purposes. The authors discuss the practical aspects of online research with a specific case study that illustrates the ethical challenges encountered whe... Read More

Ethics of personalized information filtering (2015)
Journal Article
Koene, A., Perez, E., Carter, C. J., Statache, R., Adolphs, S., O’Malley, C., …McAuley, D. (2015). Ethics of personalized information filtering. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, 9089, doi:10.1007/978-3-319-18609-2_10

Online search engines, social media, news sites and retailers are all investing heavily in the development of ever more refined information filtering to optimally tune their services to the specific demands of their individual users and customers. In... Read More

Privacy concerns arising from internet service personalization filters (2015)
Journal Article
Koene, A., Perez, E., Carter, C. J., Statache, R., Adolphs, S., O’Malley, C., …McAuley, D. (2015). Privacy concerns arising from internet service personalization filters. Computers and Society, 45(3), doi:10.1145/2874239.2874263

Personal service customization, or personalization, is one of the core tools that are being used by on-line providers of information services such as search engines, social media, news sites and product recommender systems to optimize the individual... Read More

Juries: acting out digital dilemmas to promote digital reflections (2015)
Journal Article
Vallejos, E. P., Pothong, K., Coleman, S., Koene, A., Carter, C. J., Statache, R., …O'Malley, C. (2015). Juries: acting out digital dilemmas to promote digital reflections. Computers and Society, 45(3), doi:10.1145/2874239.2874252

A quick journey through prevention science (e.g., substance misuse prevention) and a comparison between online and offline risks, harm, and vulnerability in children suggests that new approaches and interventions are needed to promote Internet safety... Read More

Understanding academic attitudes towards the ethical challenges posed by social media research (2015)
Journal Article
Carter, C. J., Koene, A., Perez, E., Statache, R., Adolphs, S., O'Malley, C., …McAuley, D. (2016). Understanding academic attitudes towards the ethical challenges posed by social media research. Computers and Society, 45(3), doi:10.1145/2874239.2874268

In this paper, we outline an online survey-based study seeking to understand academic attitudes towards social media research ethics (SMRE). As the exploratory phase of a wider research project, findings are discussed in relation to the responses of... Read More

Research ethics and public trust, preconditions for continued growth of internet mediated research: public confidence in internet mediate research (2015)
Conference Proceeding
Koene, A., Perez, E., Carter, C. J., Statache, R., Adolphs, S., O’Malley, C., …McAuley, D. (2015). Research ethics and public trust, preconditions for continued growth of internet mediated research: public confidence in internet mediate research

In this paper we argue for the position that responsible safeguards for privacy and ethical treatment of human data are of vital importance to retain the public confidence and trust that is necessary for the development and future success of internet... Read More