1:AM The ethical implications of research involving social media

14:30 – 15:00: The ethical implications of research involving social media

This talk will explore the ethical challenges that arise when doing research using social media. It will explore issues relating to privacy, trust, social justice, community engagement, and suggest some strategies for acting ethically when doing social media research.

Daniel O’Connor, Head of Medical Humanities, Wellcome Trust

Dan O’Connor, PhD, is Head of Humanities and Social Science at the Wellcome Trust. Previously he was a member of faculty at the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics in Baltimore, USA, as well as Head of Research at one of the UK’s first social media consultancies. He has published and lectured widely on the ethical use of social technologies in healthcare and education. Twitter @drdanoconnor

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  1. […] of the 1:AM London conference, the afternoon crowd was treated to Dan O’Connor‘s engaging and thought-provoking talk on the ethical implications of research into online social conte…. O’Connor, who is the Head of Humanities and Social Science at the Wellcome Trust, began by […]

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