Research interests:

HCI, Work-Life Balance, Wellbeing, Productivity, Cross-Device Experience, Computer-Mediated Communication, Personal Information Management, Personal Informatics, Social Psychology.


Teaching (2018/19):

KV5003 Human-Computer Interaction
KF4009 Web Technologies
KC4005 The Business Environment, Organisations and Management Information Systems
EE0609 Information Technology and Data Science Undergraduate Project


Upcoming trips:

CHI 2019
May 4-9, 2019 | Glasgow, UK

Dagstuhl on Values in Computing
July 14-19, 2019 | Wadern, DE


Latest news:

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I will be presenting my work at Soapbox Science in Newcastle upon Tyne. Come along to Gray’s Monument on 15 June to hear about how to manage your work-life balance and get a free copy of my strategies booklet.



We are organising a workshop on Designing for Digital Wellbeing, in collaboration with researchers from University of Washington, University of Sheffield Hallam, UCL andx Microsoft Research. Submissions due on 11th February 2019.



I took part in one of the UX Live panels “Should designers be more accountable?” on ethics in design. Thank you Cyber-Duck for inviting me!


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