PACTMAN: Trust, Privacy and Consent in Future Pervasive Environments

An EPSRC-funded project on Trust, Identity, Privacy and Security in the Digital Economy.



Sas , C., Davies, N., Clinch, S,. Shaw, P., Mikusz, M., Steeds, M., Nohrer, L. (2020) Supporting Stimulation Needs in Dementia Care through Wall-Sized Displays. Accepted into Workshop at The ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2020)


Cortis Mack, C., Harding, M., Davies, N., & Ward, G. (2019). RECAPP-XPR: A smartphone application for presenting and recalling experimentally controlled stimuli over longer timescales. Behavior research methods, 51(4), 1804-1823.

Clinch, S., Mikusz, M., Elhart, I., Davies, N. and Langheinrich, M., 2019. Scheduling Content in Pervasive Display Systems. Proceedings of the ACM on Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies3(4), pp.1-37.

Clinch, S, Alghamdi, O & Steeds, M 2019, 'Technology-Induced Human Memory Degradation' Paper presented at Creative Speculation on the Negative Effects of HCI Research. Workshop at The ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2019)., Glasgow, United Kingdom, 5/05/19 - 5/05/19, .

Nissen, B, Neumann, V, Mikusz, M, Gianni, R, Clinch, S, Speed, C & Davies, NAJ 2019, Should I Agree? Delegating Consent Decisions Beyond the Individual. in CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems Proceedings (CHI'19).

Mikusz, M., Choo, K.T.W., Balan, R.K., Davies, N. and Lee, Y., 2019. New Challenges in Display-Saturated EnvironmentsIEEE Pervasive Computing18(2), pp.67-75.

Shaw, P., Mikusz, M., Davies, N., Clinch, S. and Dibak, C., 2019, July. Supporting Transparency and Privacy in Emerging IoT Environments. In Second UK Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Systems Research Symposium.


Cinel, C., Cortis Mack, C., & Ward, G. (2018). Towards augmented human memory: Retrieval-induced forgetting and retrieval practice in an interactive, end-of-day review. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 147(5), 632-661.

Clinch, S. and Mascolo, C., 2018. Learning from our mistakes: Identifying opportunities for technology intervention against everyday cognitive failure. IEEE Pervasive Computing17(2), pp.22-33.

Mikusz, M., Clinch, S., Shaw, P., Davies, N. and Nurmi, P., 2018, June. Using Pervasive Displays to Aid Student Recall-Reflections on a Campus-Wide Trial. In Proceedings of the 7th ACM International Symposium on Pervasive Displays (pp. 1-8). DOI:

Sas, C., 2018, June. Exploring self-defining memories in old age and their digital cues. In Proceedings of the 2018 Designing Interactive Systems Conference (pp. 149-161). DOI:


Clinch, S., Dingler, T., Kunze, K., ElAgroudy, P. and Terada, T., 2017, September. WAHM-4th workshop on ubiquitous technologies to augment the human mind: sharing experiences. In Proceedings of the 2017 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and Proceedings of the 2017 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers (pp. 662-665).DOI:

N. Davies and S. Clinch, Pervasive Data Science in IEEE Pervasive Computing, vol. 16, no. 3, pp. 50-58, 2017.
DOI: https://10.1109/MPRV.2017.2940956

Davies, N. A. J., Clinch, S. E., Mikusz, M. A., Bates, O. E. G., Turner, H. & Friday, A. J. 2017. Better Off: When Should Pervasive Displays be Powered Down? To appear in Proceedings of the Sixth ACM International Symposium on Pervasive Displays. Lugano, Switzerland: ACM Press.

Shaw, P. A., Mikusz, M. A., Davies, N. A. J., Clinch S. E. 2017. Using Smartwatches for Privacy Awareness in Pervasive Environments Poster presented at The 18th International Workshop on Mobile Computing Systems and Applications. URL: