Simon is a moral philosopher and a veterinarian. He is a senior research fellow in the Centre for AI and Digital Ethics (CAIDE) and the School of Computing and Information Systems (CIS).
Simon's research in digital ethics currently includes a focus on companion and care robots for older people and other groups, on animal-computer interaction, and on digital technologies in healthcare and public health. He has interests in applied ethics of various types, including conservation ethics, animal ethics, and health ethics.
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Compassionate conservation deserves a morally serious rather than dismissive response - Re..
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A governance model for the application of AI in health care.
Sandeep Reddy, Sonia Allan, Simon Coghlan, Paul Cooper
Journal article | 2020 | Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association
As the efficacy of artificial intelligence (AI) in improving aspects of healthcare delivery is increasingly becoming evident, it b..
Could Social Robots Make Us Kinder or Crueller to Humans and Animals?
Simon Coghlan, Frank Vetere, Jenny Waycott, Barbara Barbosa Neves
Journal article | 2019 | International Journal of Social Robotics
The Montréal Declaration for Responsible Development of Artificial Intelligence states that emerging technologies ought not “encou..
Using robot pets instead of companion animals for older people: A case of 'reinventing the wheel'?
S Coghlan, J Waycott, BB Neves, F Vetere
Conference Proceedings | 2018 | Proceedings of the 30th Australian Conference on Computer-Human Interaction
© 2018 Association for Computing Machinery. Robot pets are being developed and deployed to provide companionship for older adults...
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