Research & Publications

Peer-reviewed articles:

Jonathan Rankin, Chris Elsden, Ian Sibbald, Alan Stevenson, John Vines, and Chris Speed. 2020. PizzaBlock: Designing Artefacts and Roleplay to Understand Decentralised Identity Management Systems. In Proceedings of the 2020 ACM on Designing Interactive Systems Conference (DIS ’20). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 1593–1606. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3357236.3395568

Chris Elsden, Ludwig Trotter, Mike Harding, Nigel Davies, Chris Speed, John Vines. 2019 Programmable Donations: Exploring Escrow-based Conditional Giving. In CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems Proceedings (CHI 2019), May 4–9, 2019, Glasgow, Scotland UK. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 13 pages. https: //doi.org/10.1145/3290605.3300609 

Chris Elsden, Tom Feltwell, Shaun Lawson and John Vines. 2019. Recipes for Programmable Money. In CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems Proceedings (CHI 2019), May 4–9, 2019, Glasgow, Scotland UK. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 13 pages. https: //doi.org/10.1145/3290605.3300481

Chris Elsden, Arthi Manohar, Jo Briggs, Mike Harding, Chris Speed, and John Vines. 2018. Making Sense of Blockchain Applications: A Typology for HCI. In Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’18). ACM, New York, NY, USA, Paper 458, 14 pages.

Bunduchi, R., Elsden, C., Symons, K., & Speed, C. (2018). Adding value with blockchain: an explorative study in the charity retail sector. In ISPIM Conference Proceedings (pp. 1-7). The International Society for Professional Innovation Management (ISPIM).

Chris Elsden, Bettina Nissen, Karim Jabbar, Reem Talhouk, Caitlin Lustig, Paul Dunphy, Chris Speed, and John Vines. 2018. HCI for Blockchain: Studying, Designing, Critiquing and Envisioning Distributed Ledger Technologies. In Extended Abstracts of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA ’18). ACM, New York, NY, USA, Paper W28, 8 pages.

Nissen, B., Symons, K., Tallyn, E., Speed, C., Maxwell, D., & Vines, J. (2017, June). New Value Transactions: Understanding and Designing for Distributed Autonomous Organisations. In Proceedings of the 2016 ACM Conference Companion Publication on Designing Interactive Systems (pp. 352-355). ACM. doi>10.1145/3064857.3064862

Reports and other publications:

OxChain Project Phase 1 Report

OxChain Project Phase 2 Report

Chris Elsden, Inte Gloerich, Anne Spaa, John Vines & Martijn de Waal. 2019. Making the blockchain civic. Interactions, 26(2), 60-65. https://doi.org/10.1145/3305364

Chris Elsden, Kate Symons, Anne Spaa, Chris Speed, John Vines. 2018. Searching for an OxChain: CoDesigning Blockchain Applications for Charitable Giving . In Proceedings of the CHI 2018 Workshop on: HCI for Blockchain: Studying, Designing, Critiquing and Envisioning Distributed Ledger Technologies.

Blockchain for Social Good Summit – Outcome Report. March 2019. Outcome document – Blockchain for Social Good Summit 

Pizza Block workshop events

  1. Workshop 1 – 29/10/2018, Dovecote Studios – Edinburgh, Volunteer Scotland, Volunteering on the Ledger workshop series
  2. Workshop 2 – 10/12/2018, Dovecote Studios – Edinburgh, Pactman Symposium 
  3. Workshop 3 – 16/04/2019, Inspace – Edinburgh
  4. Workshop 4 – 29/05/2019, Clerkenwell & Social – London, Decentralised Design Meetup
  5. Workshop 5 – 22/08/2019, Inspace – Edinburgh, Frindge Festival
This research is funded by EPSRC grant EP/N028198/1 (OxChain: Towards secure and trustworthy circular economies through distributed ledger technologies). OxChain is a research initiative of the universities of Edinburgh, Lancaster and Northumbria.