REPHRAIN – Online Harms Data Masterclass

On 2 September, REPHRAIN is hosting a masterclass looking at the overarching challenges of dealing with online harms data.

This masterclass will open with an introduction to this topic and the challenges from Professor Corinne May-Chahal, the Chair of the REPHRAIN Ethics Board, followed by a series of case studies from REPHRAIN research staff looking at challenges associated with specific online harms data in their area of expertise (Child Protection, general ethical considerations), closing out with a round-table discussion of best practice principles.

Agenda is as follows:

1.30 – 1.40pm

Welcome and introduction to the overarching challenges of dealing with online harms data
Professor Corinne May-Chahal – Chair of the REPHRAIN Ethics Board Lancaster University

1.40 – 2.10pm

Online Harms Data Case Studies

Dr Claudia Peersman – University of Bristol
Case Study: Collecting and managing data in the framework of online child protection research

Professor Richard Owen & Dr Andrés Domínquez – University of Bristol
Case Study: Monitoring of University library spaces with IoT

2.10 – 3.00pm

Round Table Session

Breakout sessions will provide an opportunity to discuss best practice principles in the context of dealing with online harms data based on the following questions:

  1. What are the existing best practices?
  2. What are the challenges faced?
  3. What are the tools and technique to share data in a privacy- preserving way?
3.00pm Close

Interested parties are able to register for a ticket through Eventbrite (Eventbrite key: 168568927199). Further details regarding the event will be sent out to all registrants.​ Please direct any questions to rephrain-centre@bristol.ac.uk – we look forward to seeing you there!