David Brazier

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Dr David Brazier



David is a Lecturer within the Creative and Social Informatics Group. He gained his PhD in information science from Northumbria University investigating the information interactions of English as second language users in an e-Governmental context.
This was preceded by a BSc (hons) in Applied Computing from Newcastle College and a MSc from Northumbria University in Business Information Systems Management with a dissertation on the effects privacy concerns have on perceived acceptance and use of the 'Internet of Things'.

He has research interests in the user experience, information interactions and technology acceptance and adoption.


Membership of Professional Body

  • Associate Fellow of Higher Education Academy
  • Association of Computing Machinery Professional Member
  • Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group in Information Retrieval
  • Association for Computing Machinery Student Member


Public/Community Engagement

  • SGSSS pathway rep for Information Science



  • Reviewer: Information Processing & Management
  • Workshop on Recommender Systems for Human Resources (RecSys in HR 2021), programme committee member
  • European Conference of Information Retrieval Programme Committee Member


Current Post Grad projects