Minimum ethical standards for ICTD/ICT4D research

DEARDEN, Andy and KLEINE, Dorothea (2018). Minimum ethical standards for ICTD/ICT4D research. Sheffield, C3RI, Sheffield Hallam University.

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Abstract

This document is a proposal for a set of minimum ethical standards to be applied in ICTD/ICT4D Research. It is a response to a call for ethical minimum standards for the interdisciplinary ICTD/ICT4D research community. This documents draws on existing guidelines from different disciplines which were reviewed collectively in a participatory process for their usefulness for our research community. This participatory process included a series of workshops involving researchers, practitioners and students working in the ICTD/ICT4D domain. These #ICTDEthics workshops took place at ICTD 2016 conference, Ann Arbor, Michigan USA,; ICT4D Meetup, London UK, January 2017; ICTDevers workshop, Cape Town, South Africa, April 2017; IFIP Working Group 9.4 Conference, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, May 2017. A draft of these standards has been reviewed on-line and discussed in open workshops at the ICTD 2017 conference in Lahore, Pakistan in November 2017, and the MERLTech conference in London in May 2018. These #ICTDEthics workshops have been facilitated by Andy Dearden and Dorothea Kleine, who also collated responses, and then edited and drafted this final text. This text will be presented for endorsement at the 10th International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development in Ahmedabad, India, in January 2019.

Item Type: Other
Uncontrolled Keywords: Ethics ICTD Minimum standards
Research Institute, Centre or Group: Cultural Communication and Computing Research Institute > Communication and Computing Research Centre
Departments: Faculty of Science, Technology and Arts > Department of Computing
Depositing User: Andrew Dearden
Date Deposited: 11 Dec 2018 15:04
Last Modified: 11 Dec 2018 15:15
URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/18402

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