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Publication - Dr Roisin McNaney

    Potentials of HCI for Prisons and Incarcerated Individuals


    McNaney, R, Verbaan, S, Aldrington, C & Wallace, J, 2018, ‘Potentials of HCI for Prisons and Incarcerated Individuals’. in: Extended Abstracts of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems: CHI'18. ACM Press / Sheridan, pp. SIG17


    The contexts of prison and incarceration are under-explored from a HCI and Design perspective and information about actual everyday life in prison is scarcely available. Whilst some prisons have begun incorporating technology into prison life, this is still in its infancy in terms of prisoner access. This Special Interest Group will provide HCI researchers, Design researchers and practitioners an opportunity to discuss the potentials and challenges in the prison context. Through participatory exercises we will discuss the particular issues surrounding HCI and Design in prison contexts and for incarcerated individuals. Participants will have opportunities to stay connected after the SIG and to develop collaborations for future research.

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