New (June'2022) KOALA presents at IDC'2022.

New (June'2022) Jun keynotes at Oxford CS conference.

New (June'2022) KOALA contributes to UK Online Safety Bill call for evidence

New (June'2022) KOALA presents at Oxford University 'Science together'

New (June'2022) Jun contributes to the research report by @terredeshommes - Child safety by design against online sexual exploitation of children.

New (May'2022) Our paper on "'Don't make assumptions about me!': Understanding Children's Perception of Datafication Online" has been accepted by CSCW'22 and will be presented later in 2022

New (May'2022) We are proud to wrap up our App Club with the Oxford Community Centre :)

New (May'2022) Our paper "KOALA Hero: Inform Children of Privacy Risks of Mobile Apps" is accepted by IDC'22 Work in Process

New (May'2022) Our paper "What They Say andWhat They Do: The Need to Unpack the Datafication Practices in Children’s Recommendations" is accepted by IDC'22 Workshop KidRec

New (May'2022) Our paper "Ethical Considerations on Positioning the Normative Stance when working with Children" is accepted by IDC'22 Workshop Ethical Considerations of Distributed Participatory Design with Children

New (April'2022) Our paper "Informing Age-Appropriate AI" received CHI Honourable Mention [pdf] [video]

New (Feb'2022) To celebrate Safer Internet Day, we prepared a short video to discuss less known online risks to children [YouTube Video]

New (Dec'2021) Tiffany's paper about "Informing Age-Appropriate AI: Examining Principles and Practices of AI for Children" has been accepted by CHI'2022

New (Nov'2021) Joining the DCMS Trust and Safety Expert Roundtable

New (Oct'2021) Dr Zhao was invited to present at Cloudera's panel about Data Literacy for Girls for the International Day for the Girl [YouTube Link]

Oct'2021 Dr Zhao was invited to present at 5Rights Roundtable on "Addressing the problems and realising the benefits of processing children’s education data" [report]

Sep'2021 Dr Zhao joined IEEE's Trustworthy Children's Tech Case Studies Expert Group

Aug'2021 Tiffany's paper about current parental control apps' limitations has been accepted by CSCW. Read our pre-print at Oxford Research Archive [PDF]

Jul'2021 Welcome our summer intern on board for KOALA's COVID Rebuild Fund

Apr'2021 KOALA received Oxford University's COVID Rebuild Fund

Apr'2021 Please check out Ani's CHI presentation video about Children's App Developers' Current Value and Design Choices [YouTube][PDF]

Mar'2021 Invited Expert at the Online Harm Initiative (March 2021;18 months duration)

Mar'2021 Invited seminar at Royal Holloway ISG Seminar (March 2021)

Jan'2021 DPhils Tiffany and Ani passed their First-Year Transfer (January 2021)

Dec'2020 Our paper of "Money makes the world go around”: Identifying Barriers to Better Privacy in Children’s Apps From Developers’ Perspective" has been accepted by CHI'2022.

Mar'2020 Our joint paper of "It's your personal information. It's your life." Young People's views of personal data use by online technology" has been accepted by IDC'2020.

Feb'2020 Our paper on KOALA has been accepted by Digitising Early Childhood Conference in Milan (postponed).

Feb'2020 Our study on "Understanding Value and Design Choices Made by Android Family App Developers" is accepted at CHI LBW 2020 (postponed).

Jan'2020 What do Chinese parents say about their children's online safety? A blog post at parenting4digitalfuture (Jan 2020)

Dec'2019 Dr Zhao is now the UK regional chapter leader for Women in AI Ethics (Dec 2019)

Nov'2019 Super cool to be part of the new IEEE Working Group on developing a standard around Terms & Conditions (T&Cs) for online services for children! Thanks for having me! (Nov 2019)

Nov'2019 Dr Zhao was an invited expert at the Council of Europe's Data Rights consultation meeting (Strasbourg) to talk about Children's Data (Nov 2019)

Nov'2019 Proud to be part of the I'm a Researcher 2019 between 11-22 November 2019.

Nov'2019 Excited to be part of Oxford CS's Taster Session! (Nov 2019)

Oct'2019 KOALA and KOALA Hero were well presented at the Oxford Idea Festival 2019. (Oct 2019)

Sep'2019 Dr Zhao was an invited expert at the Council of Europe's Data Rights consultation meeting to talk about Children's Data. (Sep 2019)

Sep'2019 Dr Zhao talked about How parents should stop monitoring their children, at AI@Oxford 2019. The talk script can be found here (Sep 2019)

Aug'2019 KOALA has been fortunate enough to pay a visit to primary school students in China this summer, see slides by Tiffany (August 2019)

Jun'2019 We provided our response to CEDI's Call for Evidence for its Review of Online Targeting (June 2019)

Jun'2019 Our KOALA project has been cited by ICO's Children Online Data Privacy Project (June 2019)

Jun'2019 Our latest project report about Chinese parents' concern about their children's online privacy [pdf] and [CN] (June 2019) 

May'2019 KOALA was present at the Oxford Impact Accelerate Conference [pdf] (May 2019)

May'2019 We provided our response to ICO's latest draft of Code of Age-Appropriate Design (May 2019)

Apr'2019 KOALA is going to be present at CHI 2019 [pdf][video] [presesenation] (Apr 2019)