I'm a mixed-methods HCI researcher with a background in applied experimental Psychology and Computer Science. My research interests include virtual reality, mobile / pervasive computing, social robotics & cybersecurity. I work on large cross-disciplinary and multi-institutional research projects with partners from academia, industry and the creative sector.
I'm currently a research associate at the University of Bristol's Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and an honorary research fellow at the University of Bath CREATE laboratory. When not pushing the envelope of caffeine consumption in the name of science, I design, develop and tinker with interactive systems across numerous platforms.
This project will explore - and aim to recreate in VR - the diverse experiences of consulting the ancient oracle of Zeus at Dodona.
Exploring the production, audience and experience of nonfiction virtual reality media content.
Exploring human-robot interaction with socially-aware humanoid robots.
Exploring novel biometrics to support identity attribution across the physical / digital divide.
The development of a series of interactive workshops with teachers to encourage the use of mobile sensor and datalogging technologies in UK science education.
An experimental research programme investigating the prevalence and role of psychological persuasion techniques in online extremist forums.
The development and evaluation of novel technologies to support ubiquitous computing, wireless networks and cybersecurity in urban space.
A programme of research investigating the application of location based / contextually-aware computing in public space.