AI in Private Spaces

This research stream considers the ethics and law of AI in private spaces. This includes monitoring technologies for remote work, AI assistants, AI tools in healthcare, family tracking technologies and care robots.


Simon Coghlan, Jenny Waycott, Amanda Lazar, and Barbara Barbosa Neves. 2021. Dignity, Autonomy, and Style of Company: Dimensions Older Adults Consider for Robot Companions. Proc. ACM Hum.-Comput. Interact. 5, CSCW1, Article 104 (April 2021), 25 pages. DOI:

Paterson, Jeannie and Yvette Maker. (2022) AI in the Home: Artificial Intelligence and Consumer Protection. To be published in Ernest Lim and Phillip Morgan (eds), The Cambridge Handbook of Private Law and Artificial Intelligence (Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming)

Media Pieces

'Are robots the answer for aged care during pandemics?' Simon Coghlan and Gabby Bush, Pursuit,  28 July 2021.