Benefits & Disbenefits of Monitoring Digital Data for Health Purposes

Published on: 9th February 2017

10 March 2017


University of Edinburgh
Raeburn Room
Old College
South Bridge

This seminar explores the conditions of ethical and lawful monitoring of employee workplace practices for the purposes of identifying risk of poor physical and mental health. It will address the boundaries of legitimate/illegitimate monitoring and consider how employee trust and confidence in the benefits of monitoring may be achieved whilst avoiding the disbenefits. It will explore how employees might be ethically and lawfully monitored for the purposes of safeguarding employee health through understanding the legal and ethical requirements.

Convenor: Prof Graeme Laurie, Dr Mark Taylor

This seminar session includes the following speakers:

  • Dr Mark J Taylor (University of Sheffield)
  • Professor David MR Townend (University of Maastricht)
  • Dr Mark Butler (University of Lancaster)
  • Dr Tom S Calvard (University of Edinburgh)
  • Professor G Laurie (University of Edinburgh)

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