Press & Media

2017

What happens when you turn off your notifications. Refinery29. Our New Scientist feature was picked up by Refiniery29’s News section. August 2017.

One day without notifications changes behaviour for two yearsNew Scientist. Our work on microboundaries is discussed as a way of helping people break bad habits around notifications and distractions. August 2017.

Changing Academic Life podcast – Interview with my supervisor Anna Cox on family, work & strategies for making the changes we want, presenting among other things, some of the work I’ve carried out on microboundaries in my PhD.

2016

Finding Email in a Multi-Account, Multi-Device World, Library Journal, Infodocket, Gary Price. Link to the homonymous paper. 2nd May 2016.

Why we should design smart cities for getting lost The Conversation. Marcus Froth talks about how smart cities should adopt design frictions to encourage diversity, fuel innovation, and promote sustainability. April 2016.

From the ZX Spectrum to smartwatches, The Psychologist. My supervisor Anna Cox discusses some of our work presented at CHI 2015 on email and work-life balance, among other things. April 2016.

Microsoft Research advances at CHI2016, Microsoft Research blog, George Thomas Jr. Summary of research by MSR presented at CHI, including our paper on Finding Email in a Multi-Account, Multi-Device World. 28th April 2016.

Microsoft to showcase advances in virtual reality and more at CHI 2016, WinBeta, Kit McDonald. Summary of research by MSR presented at CHI, including our paper on Finding Email in a Multi-Account, Multi-Device World. 28th April 2016.

How are we coping with technology in the digital workplace? CMSwire, David Lavenda. Highlights of different research on mobile devices, email and productivity presented at CHI 2016, including our paper Finding Email in a Multi-Account, Multi-Device World. 20th April 2016

2015

Managing Interruptions = Better Digital Product Design, talk given at Product Tank by my supervisor Anna Cox, presenting some our work from CHI 2015 on email and work-life balance as well as other research. July 2015.