Case Studies

Computers as omnipotent instruments of power

Hopes, fears and actual change in administration, politics, and society from the 1960s to 1980s With examples concerning the development and dissemination of computer technology in the Soviet Union, t...

Taking a historical website into the present

User interaction with Hidden Lives revealed. This case style describes the ethical issues raised by allowing user in-teraction with a historical website (‘Hidden Lives Revealed’) on the subject of chi...

My Brain Book

A Case Study on Responsible Research and Innovation in Information and Communication Technology for Ageing People. This case study provides an example of industry working closely with both the public ...

Tackling global health challenges with telemedicine

The development of a telemedical diabetes monitoring system as a learn-ing case for Responsible Research and Innovation in ICT This case study showcases the development of the telemedical diabetes mon...

Co-Creating Smart Cities

The Case of the T-City initiative as best practice example for Responsi-ble Research and Innovation in ICT This case study describes the T-City initiative and uses it as a best practice example of how...

Using an ICT tool to stimulate multi-disciplinary innovation teams in establishing responsible research and innovation practices in industry

This case study demonstrates that industry researchers can productively work with experts from the social sciences / humanities to integrate principles of Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) int...

AmbiAct

RRI Industry case study The ambiact is a smart meter for social alarm systems. This innovative product is designed as a plug-adapter and can be placed between the power outlet and any appliance. If a ...

An Ethical Analysis of Personal Health Monitoring in the UK

A Case Study Recent years have seen an influx of medical technologies capable of remotely monitoring the health and behaviours of individuals to detect, manage and prevent health problems.  Known coll...