Global Networks: Open Methods

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Presentation to The Association of Research Ethics Committees' University Seminar, 17 February, 2011, London, on 'Digitization: Big Word, Big Impact'

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Global Networks: Open Methods

  1. 1. Bill Dutton Oxford Internet Institute (OII) University of Oxford www.ox.ac.uk Global Networks: Open Methods Presentation for ‘Digitisation: Big Word, Big Impact: The Ethical Implications for Research and Researchers’, Association of Research Ethics Committees, BIS Conference Centre, 1 Victoria Street, London, 17 February 2011.
  2. 2. <ul><li>A Case: Politics of Open Science </li></ul><ul><li>Digitisation and Innovation in Research </li></ul><ul><li>Ethical Arenas </li></ul><ul><li>Adequacy of the Current Ethics Regime </li></ul><ul><li>What Can Be Done? </li></ul><ul><li>Big Impact </li></ul>Global Networks: Open Methods
  3. 3. <ul><li>Open Science </li></ul><ul><li>Freedom of Information </li></ul><ul><li>Academic Freedom </li></ul><ul><li>Freedom of Expression </li></ul><ul><li>Anonymity, Confidentiality, Privacy </li></ul><ul><li>Informed Consent, Avoiding Deception, … </li></ul><ul><li>Replication, Validity, Quality of Science </li></ul>A Case: The Politics of Competing Values
  4. 4. Digitisation and Everyday Life
  5. 5. Digitisation and Research
  6. 7. <ul><li>Qualitative Data Collection and Archiving </li></ul><ul><li>Quantitative Data Collection </li></ul><ul><li>Behavioural Data </li></ul><ul><li>Embedded ICTs </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual Worlds and Experiments </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual Companions, Agents, Robots </li></ul><ul><li>Crowdsourcing – Collective Intelligence </li></ul>Arenas for Ethical Issues
  7. 8. Ethical Arenas
  8. 9. <ul><li>Centrality of a Politics of Ethics: Balancing Values </li></ul><ul><li>Limits of a Substitution Paradigm: Not Just Old Wine in New Bottles </li></ul><ul><li>Strains on Current Institutional Arrangements </li></ul>Themes Across Arenas
  9. 10. <ul><li>Cost, Speed, and Scale of Research </li></ul><ul><li>Complexity: What data is obtained by whom? How? </li></ul><ul><li>Institutional Boundaries of Multi-Disciplinary, Multi-Institutional, Local-Global Research </li></ul><ul><li>Democratization of Research-Centered Computational Networks </li></ul>Institutional Challenges
  10. 11. <ul><li>Centralized Review </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Standard Principles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Local Resources, Tools </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Distributed Review and Accountability </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Distributed Collaborations (Beyond Institution) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shared Tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Distributed Data </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Citizen Scientists </li></ul></ul>The Adequacy of the Ethical Regime: Reviews of e-Research
  11. 12. <ul><li>The Rise of Distributed Problem Solving </li></ul><ul><li>Need for Social Accountability of e-Research </li></ul><ul><li>Approaches to Distributed Accountability </li></ul><ul><li>- Proposals Online </li></ul><ul><li>- Open Methods </li></ul><ul><li>Risks </li></ul><ul><li>Complement Current Institutional Arrangements </li></ul>What Can Be Done? A Proposal
  12. 13. <ul><li>A Case: Politics of Open Science </li></ul><ul><li>Digitization and Innovation in Research </li></ul><ul><li>Ethical Arenas </li></ul><ul><li>Adequacy of the Current Ethics Regime </li></ul><ul><li>What Can Be Done? </li></ul><ul><li>Big Impact </li></ul>Global Networks: Open Methods

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