Community Leads.

Lynne Coventry

Professor of Psychology and NORTH Lab Community Lead for Psychology. Interests: Cybersecurity and human factors of privacy, security and identity; digital technology for health and behaviour change; psychology and communication technology.

Shaun Lawson

Professor of Social Computing and NORTH Lab Community Lead for Computer and Information Sciences. Interests: Social media and technologies for health and wellbeing, politics and activism, and sustainability; animal-computer interaction; dog internet.

Academic Staff.

Andrew McNeill

Lecturer. Interests: Health information and social media

Cally Gatehouse

Graduate Tutor. Interests: Graphic and Interaction Design, Feminist STS, Speculative Design Research

Christina Vasiliou

Lecturer. Interests: Computer-supported collaborative learning and cooperative work; development and evaluation of shared workspaces.

Daniel Harrison

Position: Vice Chancellor’s Research Fellow

Interests: Digital health and wellbeing, personal informatics, self-tracking, behaviour change.

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Dirk van der Linden

Position: Lecturer

Interests: requirements engineering; cyberpsychology; animal-computer interaction

James Nicholson

Lecturer. Interests: Cybersecurity and privacy, including usable security, usable authentication, social engineering, and inclusive cybersecurity.

Jayne Wallace

Position: Professor of Craft, Digital Creativity and Wellbeing.

Interests: Digital Jewellery; Sense of Self; Dementia; End of Life; Digital Ongoingness; Craft; Wellbeing.

John Rooksby

Senior Lecturer. Interests: Digital Health and Well-being; Lived Informatics

Joseph Newbold

Position:  Lecturer. Interests: Sonification and auditory display, Digital Health and Well-being.

Kay Rogage

Position: Senior Lecturer

Interests: Digital living, Smart Connected Technologies, Data Science, Building Data

Lars Erik Holmquist

Professor of Innovation. Interests: Ubiquitous computing; design driven innovation process; location-based services; interactive television and augmented reality

Lisa Thomas

Senior Lecturer. Interests: Life transitions; managing online identities; loneliness and wellbeing in students; digital resources for student mothers

Liz Sillence

Senior Lecturer. Interests: Psychology of communication, health psychology, digital technology for health

Lynne Coventry

Professor of Psychology and NORTH Lab Community Lead for Psychology. Interests: Cybersecurity and human factors of privacy, security and identity; digital technology for health and behaviour change; psychology and communication technology.

Mark Blythe

Professor in Interdisciplinary design. Interests: Design ethnography

Mark Warner

Position: Lecturer. Interests: Computer-mediated communication, health disclosure, privacy, online wellbeing

Marta Cecchinato

Senior Lecturer. Interests: productivity and wellbeing; information management – managing emails, interruptions, and work-home boundaries

Martyn Amos

Professor. Interests: Simulation, crowds, synthetic biology, natural computing.

Matt Pointon

Senior Lecturer. Interests: Mobile and ubiquitous computing; User Experience; User testing; Information Retrieval; Eye-tracking

Nick Dalton

Associate Professor. Interests: architecture and HCI; Space Syntax; Very large-scale user interfaces – public displays, VR, table-sized multitouch surfaces

Nick Taylor

Position: Associate Professor

Interests: Community, public space, Internet of Things, research through design, DIY/maker culture

Pam Briggs

Professor of Applied Psychology. Interests: Identity, trust and security in new social media; Computer-mediated communication

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Paul Vickers

Position: Associate Professor

Interests: sonification, listening, aesthetics, embodied interaction, cybersecurity

Petia Sice

Position:  Associate Professor. Interests:  wellbeing, awareness, complexity, digital space.

Rob Wilson

Position: Professor
Interests: Co-Creation, Complexity, Multi-Agency working, Collaboration, Public Management, Information sharing

Santosh Vijaykumar

Vice-Chancellor’s Senior Research Fellow. Interests: mobile and social media interventions for addressing global health challenges with a focus on tropical and infectious diseases

Shaun Lawson

Professor of Social Computing and NORTH Lab Community Lead for Computer and Information Sciences. Interests: Social media and technologies for health and wellbeing, politics and activism, and sustainability; animal-computer interaction; dog internet.

Steve Gibson

Associate Professor in Innovative Digital Media. Interests: Motion-tracking, live audio-visuals, physical computing, art-science collaboration, experiential design.

Research Staff.

Dawn Branley-Bell

Position: Innovation Fellow (Centre for Digital Citizens)

Interests: cyberpsychology, health behaviour, online communities, social media, HCI, AI, eating disorders, cybersecurity, ethics of online research, tech for behaviour change

Jamie Mahoney

Senior Research Assistant. Interests: Social media analytics

Kahina Le Louvier

Kahina Le Louvier

Senior Research Assistant. Interests: Migration; Social inclusion

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Samantha Finnigan

Position: Research Fellow

Interests: Sustainable HCI, Human-Building Interaction, Food Systems, Pervasive Sensing

Selina Sutton

Interests: Speech; Public Online Video; Social Media; Voice User Interfaces; Emoji.

Tommy Dylan

Senior Research Associate. Interests: Prototyping interactions, craft technology, design ethnography, dementia, outdoor play

Doctoral Researchers.

Anne Spaa

Interests: Design Research practices, Policy making

Belén Barros Pena

Interests: Digital money, Participatory design, Older adults

Callum Nash

Interests: Digital Civics, Design Fiction

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Cameron Craggs

Position: Doctoral Researcher

Interests: Creative & Technical Production, Mixed Reality, Filmmaking, Photogrammetry, Motion Capture, Virtual Environments, 3D avatars

Carlos Alvarez

Carlos Alvarez

Position: PhD student. Interests: Gig economy, freelancing, flexible work, wellbeing, online co-design.

Chloe Kliman-Silver

Position: PhD Student

Interests: Social Computing, Animal Computer Interaction, Cybersecurity, Social Network Systems

Henry Collingham

Interests: Design for Dementia, Product Design

Kiersten Hay

Interests: Personal identity, Online informational privacy, Visual communication design, Cultural heritage, Interactive narratives, Feminism, and Stigma

Leila Hogarth

Interests: Emerging technologies and Artificial intelligence in Digital Design

Megan Doherty

Interests: Urban Planning, Participatory Design

Sena Çerçi

Interests: Cyborgs, Embodiment, Power, and Epistemology

Simran Chopra

Interests: Sustainability, Futuring, Design Fiction, Food Systems, Grassroots Communities

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Tor Alexander Bruce

Position: Doctoral Researcher

Interests: Immersive Interactive Virtual Environments; Cognitive Science

Alumni.

Abigail Durrant

Associate Professor. Interests: Digitally-mediated self and identity; digital health; major life transitions; memorialization and cultural visiting; human rights media.

Adrian Clear

Vice-Chancellor’s Senior Research Fellow. Interests: HCI for sustainability in various domains including thermal comfort, energy, and food futures.

Caroline Claisse

Research Associate. Interests: Interaction, tangible interaction, cocreation, research through design, craft, care, multisensory design, digital health, heritage.

David Kirk

Professor of Digital Living. Interests: Human-Building Interaction; Design for the (Smart) Home; Interactive products; memorialisation and archives

David Verweij

Interests: Internet of Things, Physical Computing, Do-it-Yourself, Research through Design, Voice User Interfaces

Dmitry Dereshev

Interests: Human-Robot Interaction, Social Robots, In the Wild Research

Ed Hyatt

Senior Lecturer. Interests: Adventuring; Information retrieval; Human-Data Interaction; interaction-in-the-wild

Effie Le Moignan

Interests: Family snapshots & Instagram, Socio-technical history of the visual, Everyday image culture, Digital living

Gavin Wood

Research Assistant. Interests: Collocated Play; Playful design; Digital Playing Out; IxD; Extended Realities (VR/AR); Computer Graphics; Mobile Development

Guido Noto La Diega

Senior Lecturer in Cyber Law and Intellectual Property. Interests: Internet of Things, blockchain, robotics, machine learning, intellectual property, cyber law, privacy, data protection, GDPR

John Vines

Professor of Design and NORTH Lab Community Lead for Design. Interests: Participatory design; digital civics and technology for social good; technology and older age; digital health, care and wellbeing; human-centred data-driven and data-enabled technologies.

Nantia Koulidou

Research Associate. Interests: Jewellery, digital jewellery, design probes, participation, craft, making

Perla Innocenti

Senior Lecturer. Interests: Cultural heritage, museum studies, cultural informatics, library and information science

Rachel Clarke

Research Fellow. Interests: Politics of participatory and co-design practice, Cross-cultural development of digital technology, Gender equality

Sam Nemeth

Interests: Video-mediated communication

Shiro Inoue

Post-Doctoral Researcher. Interests: Design Research, Industrial Design, Fatigue

Tom Feltwell

Senior Research Assistant. Interests: interaction technology, chatbots, second-screening, social computing, game design, critical design, game analytics