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Esteves, A. & Oakley, I. (2011, January). Eco Planner: A Tabletop System for Scheduling Sustainable Routines. Presented at The 5th International Conference on Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction, 2011., Madeira, Funchal, Portugal
This paper presents Eco Planner, a tangible system that aims to encourage users to behave more sustainably. It is based on a tabletop system showing a tabular view on which us...
Ramsay, P., Huby, G., Thompson, A., & Walsh, T. (2007). Quality of life among survivors of prolonged critical illness; a mixed methods study. Critical care : the official journal of the Critical Care Forum, 12(Suppl 2), (P508). ISSN 1364-8535
Survivors of prolonged critical illness (requiring ≥ 14 days ventilation) experience the highest prevalence and severest forms of critical illness-related morbid...
Campbell, K., & Johnston, L. (2018). Transforming Care After Treatment Partnership, Integration and Co-ordination. Macmillan Cancer Support
This Bulletin presents the evidence and learning on the implementation of holistic needs assessment (HNA) within 11 completed local projects from the national evaluative persp...
Scottish Funding Council
Walks and Waterfalls is a multi-channel interactive project intended to design and roadmap a blended experience between a fine art photography book, a mobile augmented reality app and physical locatio...
Arts & Humanities Research Council
The feeling of being immersed within a live performance by an ensemble of world class musicians can be a deeply engaging and highly valued cultural experience for audiences as well as for the performe...
V. Kann Rasmussen Foundation
The challenge that climate change poses to humanity and the natural environment is critical and well documented. Faced with such an unprecedented challenge, three responses are needed: drastic cuts in...
Lecturer in Design, Employability and Commercialisation
Lecturer/BSc Programme leader
Senior Content Producer & Research Fellow
Senior Research Fellow
Senior Research Fellow
Stavert, J. & McKay, C. (2017). Scotland's Mental Health and Capacity Law: A Case for Reform. Edinburgh: Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland
Report of joint Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland and Centre for Mental Health and Capacity Law law reform scoping exercise.
McKay, E. A. (2016). Evaluating the use of digital technology 'personal wiki': perspectives from service users and staff. Edinburgh: Edinburgh Napier University
No abstract available.
Verweij, D., Khan, V., Esteves, A., & Bakker, S. (2017, June). Multi-user motion matching interaction for interactive television using Smartwatches. Poster presented at Adjunct Publication of the 2017 ACM International Conference on Interactive Experiences for TV and Online Video - TVX '17 Adjunct, Hilversum, The Netherlands
Motion matching input, following continuously moving targets by performing bodily movements, offers new interaction possibilities in multiple domains. Unlike optical motion ma...
Verweij, D., Esteves, A., Khan, V., & Bakker, S. (2017, May). WaveTrace: Motion Matching Input using Wrist-Worn Motion Sensors. Poster presented at Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI EA '17, Denver, Colorado, USA
We present WaveTrace, a novel interaction technique based on selection by motion matching. In motion matching systems, targets move continuously in a singular and pre-defined ...
Murray, J., Todoran, A., Williams, B., & Hoskins, G. (2015, September). Developing a theory-informed interactive animation to increase physical activity among young people with asthma
The current paper describes the development of a theory-informed interactive animation and which aims to increase levels of physical activity in young people with asthma. The ...
Abreu Esteves, A., Quintal, F. & Oakley, I. (2014, February). TouchCloud: An Exploratory Study in Physically Tagging the Cloud. Poster presented at International Conference on Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction, Munich, Germany
Smyth, M. (1999, January). Space, place and interface. Paper presented at Acradia Workshop
Verweij, D., Abreu Esteves, A., Khan, V. & Bakker, S. WaveTrace Demo at the Dutch Design Week. Exhibited at Eindhoven, The Netherlands. 21 October 2017 - 29 October 2017. (Unpublished)
Every design has its own story, a story about ideas, exploring, decisions and adaptations. During Mind the Story, the lecture program that accompanies Mind the Step, the focus...
Farquharson, B., Abhyankar, P., Smith, K., Dombrowski, S. U., Treweek, S., Dougall, N., …Johnston, M. (2019). Reducing delay in patients with acute coronary syndrome and other time-critical conditions: a systematic review to identify the behaviour change techniques associated with effective interventions. Open Heart, 6(1), e000975. https://doi.org/10.1136/openhrt-2018-000975
Adamson, L. (2018). Helping Student Nurses Learn the Craft of Compassionate Care: A Relational Model. Journal of Perspectives in Applied Academic Practice, 6(3), 91-96. https://doi.org/10.14297/jpaap.v6i3.376
This on the horizon article proposes a relational model for enabling the development of skills and attributes associated with
‘compassionate craftsmanship’ in the developing n...
McIntosh, G. (in press). Carer Involvement in Mental Health Nurse Education: Values, Attitudes and Making a Difference. Nurse Education in Practice, 29, (172-178). ISSN 1471-5953
The active involvement of people with lived experience of mental health (MH) issues and their carers is recognised as good practice internationally. Academic settings are seen...
Hetherington, R., & McRae, R. (2017). Make-Believing Animated Films Featuring Digital Humans: A Qualitative Inquiry Using Online Sources. Animation, 12(2), (156-173). doi:10.1177/1746847717710738. ISSN 1746-8477
A qualitative inquiry of reviews of films featuring digital humanlike characters was performed by sampling user comments from three online reviewer aggregator sites: the Inter...
With the vision of ubiquitous computing becoming increasingly realized, a new technological layer in the form of sensors, urban screens, smartp...
This research will investigate the nature of interactions between people and experience-oriented technologies such as new-media artw...
The thesis describes an investigation into how people learn to cope with non-discretionary use of digital technologies. This includes...
The necessity for scientists and others to use consistent terminology has recently been regarded as fundamental to advancing ...
The perceived auditory environment is an increasingly important part of people’s everyday interactive experiences. While sound design is an establish...
If the UK is to address its energy reduction targets, it is vital to understand energy use behaviours and to devise technology that positi...
Augusto Esteves has been invited by the HCI group at the University of Bath to deliver a seminar on his work on motion matching input for the Internet-of-Things (IoT).
Abstract: Motion m...
22 November 2017
WaveTrace, a project that was internally funded, was awarded with an additional 5000€ from Design United, to prepare an exhibition at the acclaimed Dutch Design Week. This work was done in collaborati...
20 October 2017
The articles cover the work published at ICMI '17, exploring the use of head-mounted displays as opera glasses, with the goal of delivering an egalitarian user experience during live events. Links bel...
9 October 2017
The Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA) is a London-based, British organisation committed to finding practical solutions to social challenges. Founded in 1754 ...
17 August 2017
Work titled "Tailoring Methodological Bricolage to Investigate Non-Discretionary use of digital technology" by Emilia Sobolewska awarded Best Paper at British HCI 2017 Conference
4 July 2017
SICSA DEMOfest is the annual technology showcase of leading Informatics and Computer Science research from Scottish Universities and it creates an environment for industry partners and academics to co...
11 November 2016
Augusto joined 53,056 tech CEOs, founders, startups, investors and political leaders driving change across the world in Lisbon for the Web Summit. Over 2,000 of the world’s leading media attended. Tog...
7 November 2016
CORE 44, Merchiston Campus
12 January 2018
Edinburgh Napier University
15 November 2017
Core44, Room C44, Merchiston Campus
24 October 2017
Core44, room C44, Merchiston campus
27 June 2017
Core44, room c44, Merchiston campus
11 January 2017
Merchiston, Glass room
7 July 2016
C19, Merchiston, Edinburgh Napier University.
16 June 2016 - 22 June 2016