Research interests:

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


Teaching (2019/20):

KV5003 Human-Computer Interaction (module leader)
KC6009 Information Technology and Data Science Undergraduate Project (module leader)

KF4009 Web Technologies
KC4005 The Business Environment, Organisations and Management Information Systems
KC7023 Research Methods and Professional Practice


Upcoming trips:

UK Active National Summit
October 31, 2019 | London, UK

May, June, July, November 2019 | Swansea, Glasgow, London, Cardiff, UK


Latest news:

I was invited to give a talk at Nokia Bell Labs’ Social Dynamics Seminar Series in Cambridge, UK on my work around Digital Wellbeing.



We are organising a workshop on Designing for Digital Wellbeing, in collaboration with researchers from University of Washington, University of Sheffield Hallam, UCL and 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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