Job: Reader in Computing & Social Responsibility
School/department: School of Computer Science and Informatics
Research group(s): Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility
Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH, United Kingdom
T: +44 (0) 116 207 8487
Dr. Catherine Flick graduated with a BSc with majors in Computer Science and History & Philosophy of Science, Sydney University, Australia, while working in industry as a systems administrator and web programmer. She completed her Honours year with a thesis on Trusted Computing in History & Philosophy of Science (First Class), at Sydney University, Australia. Her PhD was on the topic of Informed Consent in ICT, at the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics, Charles Sturt University, Australia. Areas of research have involved ethics and video games, responsible research and innovation in technology, anonymous technologies, trusted computing, and informed consent in IT.
Responsible-Industry (EU FP7)
COMPASS (EU H2020)
3D Tune-In (EU H2020)
EGAIS (EU FP7)
ETICA (EU FP7)
Click here to view a full listing of Catherine Flick's publications and outputs.
Social impact of emerging technologies
Privacy and society
Development of ethics-centred systems
Informed consent in IT;
Anonymous systems (TOR, Bitcoin, etc.)
Ethics of video games
hackspaces & startups
Online child protection
Trusted computing & general trust in computing
Ethical governance of technology
Ethics for systems administrators
Hacking and ethics
Research Methods and Ethics
PhD in Computer Ethics, BSc, PGCHE
MBCS (Professional Member of the Chartered Institute for IT, UK)
IFIP (International Federation of Information Processing) Member – Working Group 9.2 (Computing and Social Accountability), and SIG 9.2.2 (Ethical Framework for Computing)
First supervisor for:
Second supervisor for:
Eric Agyei-Bekoe (completed 2015)
Yahya Al Alhareth (completed 2015)
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