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Public Adoption of and Trust in the NHS COVID-19 Contact Tracing App in the United Kingdom: Quantitative Online Survey Study (2021)
Journal Article
Dowthwaite, L., Fischer, J., Perez Vallejos, E., Portillo, V., Nichele, E., Goulden, M., & McAuley, D. (2021). Public Adoption of and Trust in the NHS COVID-19 Contact Tracing App in the United Kingdom: Quantitative Online Survey Study. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 23(9), Article e29085. https://doi.org/10.2196/29085

Background: Digital contact tracing is employed to monitor and manage the spread of Covid-19. However, to be effective the system must be adopted by a substantial proportion of the population. Studies of (mostly hypothetical) contact tracing apps sho... Read More about Public Adoption of and Trust in the NHS COVID-19 Contact Tracing App in the United Kingdom: Quantitative Online Survey Study.

The impact of algorithmic decision-making processes on young people’s well-being (2021)
Journal Article
Perez Vallejos, E., Dowthwaite, L., Creswick, H., Portillo, V., Koene, A., Jirotka, M., …McAuley, D. (2021). The impact of algorithmic decision-making processes on young people’s well-being. Health Informatics Journal, 27(1), 1-21. https://doi.org/10.1177/1460458220972750

This study aims to capture the online experiences of young people when interacting with algorithm mediated systems and their impact on their well-being. We draw on qualitative (focus groups) and quantitative (survey) data from a total of 260 young pe... Read More about The impact of algorithmic decision-making processes on young people’s well-being.

Developing a measure of online wellbeing and user trust (2020)
Conference Proceeding
Dowthwaite, L., Perez Vallejos, E., Creswick, H., Portillo, V., Patel, M., & Zhao, J. (2020). Developing a measure of online wellbeing and user trust

This paper describes the first stage of the ongoing development of two scales to measure online wellbeing and trust, based on the results of a series of workshops with younger and older adults. The first, the Online Wellbeing Scale includes subscales... Read More about Developing a measure of online wellbeing and user trust.

Developing a measure of online wellbeing and user trust (2020)
Book Chapter
DOWTHWAITE, L., Perez Vallejos, E., Creswick, H., Portillo, V., Patel, M., & Zhao, J. (2020). Developing a measure of online wellbeing and user trust. In M. Arias-Oliva, J. Pelegrín-Borondo, K. Murata, & A. María Lara Palma (Eds.), Societal Challenges in the Smart Society (21-33). Logrono: Universidad de La Rioja

“It’s Your Private Information. It’s Your Life.” Young People’s views of personal data use by online technologies (2020)
Conference Proceeding
Dowthwaite, L., Creswick, H., Portillo, V., Zhao, J., Patel, M., Perez Vallejos, E., …Jirotka, M. (2020). “It’s Your Private Information. It’s Your Life.” Young People’s views of personal data use by online technologies. In IDC '20: Proceedings of the Interaction Design and Children Conference. , (121-134). https://doi.org/10.1145/3392063.3394410

Children and young people make extensive and varied use of digital and online technologies, yet issues about how their personal data may be collected and used by online platforms are rarely discussed. Additionally, despite calls to increase awareness... Read More about “It’s Your Private Information. It’s Your Life.” Young People’s views of personal data use by online technologies.

The impact of algorithmic decision-making processes on young people’s well-being (2019)
Working Paper
Perez Vallejos, E., Dowthwaite, L., Creswich, H., Portillo, V., Koene, A., Jirotka, M., …McAuley, D. The impact of algorithmic decision-making processes on young people’s well-being

Background: Algorithms rule the online environments and are essential for performing data processing, filtering, personalisation and other tasks. Research has shown that children and young people make up a significant proportion of Internet users,... Read More about The impact of algorithmic decision-making processes on young people’s well-being.

“… They don’t really listen to people”: Young people’s concerns and recommendations for improving online experiences (2019)
Journal Article
Creswick, H., Dowthwaite, L., Koene, A., Vallejos, E. P., Portillo, V., Cano, M., & Woodard, C. (2019). “… They don’t really listen to people”: Young people’s concerns and recommendations for improving online experiences. Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society, 17(2), 167-182. https://doi.org/10.1108/JICES-11-2018-0090

© 2019, Helen Creswick, Liz Dowthwaite, Ansgar Koene, Elvira Perez Vallejos, Virginia Portillo, Monica Cano and Christopher Woodard. Purpose: The voices of children and young people have been largely neglected in discussions of the extent to which th... Read More about “… They don’t really listen to people”: Young people’s concerns and recommendations for improving online experiences.

A comparison of presentation methods for conducting youth juries (2019)
Journal Article
Dowthwaite, L., Perez Vallejos, E., Koene, A., Cano, M., & Portillo, V. (2019). A comparison of presentation methods for conducting youth juries. PLoS ONE, 14(6), https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0218770

The 5Rights Youth Juries are an educational intervention to promote digital literacy by engaging participants (i.e. jurors) in a deliberative discussion around their digital rights. The main objective of these jury-styled focus groups is to encourage... Read More about A comparison of presentation methods for conducting youth juries.

UnBias Youth Juries (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Dowthwaite, L., Creswick, H., Portillo, V., Cano, M., Vallejos, E. P., Koene, A., & Patel, M. (2018). UnBias Youth Juries. In SMSociety '18: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Social Media and Society (276-280). https://doi.org/10.1145/3217804.3217928

The UnBias Youth Juries engage young people in discussion of issues that affect their online lives, especially in relation to algorithms, through the presentation of scenarios and prompts. Results from the first wave of juries, held in February 2017,... Read More about UnBias Youth Juries.