HCI and Walking

For our group meeting this week we organised a walking meeting to discuss “HCI and Walking”. The following papers were distributed before the meeting as suggestions for discussion (but we were free to discuss whatever we thought relevant): Churchill, E.F., 2010. Today’s flâneur: from HCI to place-based interaction and human-place interaction. interactions, 17(4), pp.62-66. Damen, I., Brankaert,…

Carlos Alvarez – PhD student

I am working at the intersection of psychology and computing. My research explores wellbeing in emerging types of work, e.g. the gig economy, where working conditions vary drastically. I investigate how technologies can support platform workers in achieving a better work-life balance and ultimately aid them in being more efficient. My background includes communications, design,…

Adventuring at the Crucible

I attended the Digital Economy Crucible Leadership Programme in the summer of 2019. Truthfully, I was unsure about applying when I first came across the call for participation; I had attended a local leadership programme for early career researchers in the previous year and I had several looming deadlines at the end of the summer….