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Sex talk: Designing for sexual health with adolescents (2017)
Conference Proceeding
Wood, M., Wood, G., & Balaam, M. (2017). Sex talk: Designing for sexual health with adolescents. In IDC '17: Proceedings of the 2017 Conference on Interaction Design and Children. , (137-147). https://doi.org/10.1145/3078072.3079747

In this paper, we describe a user-centred design process, where we engaged with 58 adolescents over an 18-month period to design and evaluate a multiplayer mobile game which prompts peer-led interactions around sex and sexuality. Engagement with our... Read More about Sex talk: Designing for sexual health with adolescents.

Situated dissemination through an HCI workplace (2017)
Conference Proceeding
Chen, K., Clarke, R., Almeida, T., Wood, M., & Kirk, D. S. (2017). Situated dissemination through an HCI workplace. In CHI '17: Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. , (2078-2090). https://doi.org/10.1145/3025453.3025696

Researchers working in domains such as Research through Design and Feminist HCI have been questioning "dissemination practices" and their impact on our capacity to produce reflexive accounts of research in publications. This paper examines academic d... Read More about Situated dissemination through an HCI workplace.

"They're just tixel pits, man": Disputing the 'reality' of virtual reality pornography through the story completion method (2017)
Conference Proceeding
Wood, M., Wood, G., & Balaam, M. (2017). "They're just tixel pits, man": Disputing the 'reality' of virtual reality pornography through the story completion method. https://doi.org/10.1145/3025453.3025762

Pornography is a substantial part of humans' everyday interaction with computers, yet to date the topic has been underconsidered by HCI. Here, we examine some of the common cultural ideals non-experts constructed of a 'new' pornographic experience -... Read More about "They're just tixel pits, man": Disputing the 'reality' of virtual reality pornography through the story completion method.