Current Projects

A Human-Centred Approach to the Design of User-Technologies Interactions for Public Contexts

A Human-Centred Approach to the Design of User-Technologies Interactions for Public Contexts

Designs from emerging technologies aim to enhance daily tasks but tend to change the way people interact with products. Thus, new technological designs can be perceived as complex and difficult to use. This is critical in the context of public use where products and services are used by the population at large.
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Airports of the Future, Human Systems Program: Passenger Experience

Airports of the Future, Human Systems Program: Passenger Experience

The Human Systems research team within the Airports of the Future Project focuses on investigating and fully understanding what airport users currently do and interact with whilst in the airport.
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Control Devices for Videogames: Naturally Mapped Interface Types and their Impact on Play Experience

Control Devices for Videogames: Naturally Mapped Interface Types and their Impact on Play Experience

This research compares different types of controllers to asses how they affect performance
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Healthcare Services Experience

Healthcare Services Experience

Investigation of how healthcare services rely on the in-the-moment competence and experience of both provider and patient.
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Intuitive Interaction and Older People

Intuitive Interaction and Older People

Investigating and building a clear picture of the relationship between age and intuitive interaction with complex devices.
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Monitoring Intuitive Expertise in the Unpredictable Context of Aviation Security

Monitoring Intuitive Expertise in the Unpredictable Context of Aviation Security

This multidisciplinary project aims to investigate how intuitive expertise impacts on user’s interaction with complex interfaces in uncertain and unpredictable contexts.
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People’s Everyday Travel and the Mobile Internet

People’s Everyday Travel and the Mobile Internet

Mobile technologies have redefined the need for people to be physically mobile to work and socialise; they make new daily travel practices possible, and consequently, this impact on people’s daily practices.
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Seamless Journeys: Identifying Connections Between the Physical and the Virtual Travel for Social Engagement

Seamless Journeys: Identifying Connections Between the Physical and the Virtual Travel for Social Engagement

This project focuses on gaining insights and understanding of how technologies will shape people's social participation and access to services.
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The Social Practices of Paying: A Design Approach to Facilitating People Interaction with Technologies in Public Contexts

The Social Practices of Paying: A Design Approach to Facilitating People Interaction with Technologies in Public Contexts

Emerging technologies can be perceived as complex and difficult to use. This perception is critical in the context of public usage where technological developments affect population at large.
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