A devoted academic, with over a decade of research and teaching experience.
Originally from Poland, with an MSc in Sociology from the University of Bialystok (work titled “Unhealthy Medical Relations”), moved to study in Dundee, and subsequently Edinburgh. Graduated Edinburgh Napier University with multiple qualifications, including MSc Multimedia and Interactive Systems (work titled “Individual Differences in Interactive Systems Usage”), PgCert Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (work titled “Application of Social Networking Sites (SNSs) within Higher Education context”, and finally PhD in Computing, with work titled “Learning to Cope with Non-Discretionary Use of Digital Technologies”.
The research interests include Human-Computer Interaction, Interaction Design, Human-Robot Interaction and User Experience. Commitment to UX has led to undertaking a position as a Director of Sensorium, a forward-looking User Experience Evaluation Lab with a state of the art equipment measuring physical, psychological, and neurological reactions and behaviour of people as they interact in real-time with systems and services. Specialising in research methods, actively collaborating with, and aiding colleagues across the University within multiple research areas.
Higher Academy Fellow, accredited by Staff and Educational Development Association; leading both undergraduate and postgraduate Programmes, including BSc (Hons) Web Design and Development, MSc Computing with User Experience and MSC Computing with Professional Placement, directed towards international students.
Visiting lecturer at the Zhengzhou University of Light Industry.
Actively supporting collaboration and close links with relevant industries and commercial partners.