Ethical Protocols

All of our studies are approved by the adequate ethics committees. There are the following protocols along which we conduct our human subjects’ research.

  • Lifestyle Patterns Assessment via Wearables and Smartphone-Based Datasets: Protocol 504-0025/18-5000 by the Institutional Review Board, Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen, Denmark; Protocol Director: Prof. K. Wac, Active since 7.2018.
  • Exploring The Value Of Social Links And Human-Machine Collaboration In The Context Of Stress Assessment: Protocol accepted on 10.7.2018 by the Ethical Review Board, University of Geneva, Switzerland; Protocol Director: Prof. K. Wac, Active since 2018.
  • Studying the Subjective and Objective Experience of Mobile Applications Used in Different Contexts of Daily Life: Protocol accepted on 2.7.2018 by the Ethical Review Board, University of Geneva, Switzerland; Protocol Director: Prof. K. Wac, Active since 2018.
  • Understanding Factors Influencing Loneliness and Corresponding Quality of Life via Interviews, Smartphone Sensing and Data Modelling: Protocol 2015-15-0117/519-0073/17-5000 by the Institutional Review Board, Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen, Denmark; Protocol Director: Prof. K. Wac, Active since 2017.
  • Evaluation of Sleep Using Consumer Wearables and Mobile Devices: Protocol 36071 by the Institutional Review Board, Administrative Panel on Human Subjects in Medical Research, Stanford University, US; Protocol Director: Prof. E. Mignot, Active since 2016.
  • SmartData: Smartphone-Based In-Vivo Data Collection, Intervention, and Experimentation: Protocol accepted on 28.4.2016 by the Department of Psychology Ethical Review Board, University of Geneva, Switzerland; Protocol Directors: Prof. T. Broch, Prof. B. Scheibehenne and Prof. K. Wac, Active since 2016.
  • Understanding Diverse Factors Influencing Individuals’ Sleep Quality And Smartphone Based Ubiquitous Assessment Of Individual Sleep Patterns: Protocol 2015-15-0117/519-0019/15-5000 by the Institutional Review Board, Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen, Denmark; Protocol Director: Prof. K. Wac, Active since 2016.
  • The Role of Online Communities in Supporting Patient Care: Protocol 31900 by the Institutional Review Board, Administrative Panel on Human Subjects in Medical Research, Stanford University, US; Protocol Director: Prof. H. Rivas, Active since 2015.
  • Studying the Subjective and Objective Experience of Wearable Technologies Used for Wellness in Different Contexts of Daily Life: Protocol 29414 by the Institutional Review Board, Administrative Panel on Human Subjects in Medical Research, Stanford University, US; Protocol Director: Prof. H. Rivas, Active since 2013.
  • Studying the Subjective and Objective Experience of Mobile Applications Used in Different Contexts of Daily Life: Protocol 28265 by the Institutional Review Board, Administrative Panel on Human Subjects in Medical Research, Stanford University, US; Protocol Director: Prof. H. Rivas, Active since 2013.
  • Studying the Subjective and Objective Experience of Wearable Technologies Used in the Operating Room to Improve Efficiencies and Safety: Protocol 29481 by the Institutional Review Board, Administrative Panel on Human Subjects in Medical Research, Stanford University, US; Protocol Director: Prof. H. Rivas, Active 2013-2018.
  • Studying the Intimacy Perception of Mobile Phone Users: Protocol HS12-463 by the Institutional Review Board, Research Regulatory Compliance Office, Carnegie Mellon University, US; Protocol Director: Prof. A. Dey, 2012-2014.
  • Studying the Experience of Mobile Applications Used in Different Contexts: Protocol HS11‐018 by the Institutional Review Board, Research Regulatory Compliance Office, Carnegie Mellon University, US; Protocol Director: Prof. A. Dey, 2011-2012.
  • Studying the Use of Mobile Phones in Different Contexts: Protocol HS10‐370 by the Institutional Review Board, Research Regulatory Compliance Office, Carnegie Mellon University, US; Protocol Director: Prof. A. Dey, 2010-2011.