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How we cope with digital technology

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Turner, P. (2013)
How we cope with digital technology. Morgan & Claypool Publishers
Digital technology has become a defining characteristic of modern life. Almost everyone uses it, we all rely on it, and many of us own a multitude of devices. What is more, we...

The “Book Problem” and its neural correlates

Journal Article
Turner, P. (2013)
The “Book Problem” and its neural correlates. AI & society, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00146-013-0491-x
Presence research can tell us why we feel present in the real world and can experience presence while using virtual reality technology (and movies and games) but has strikingl...

Enlightened trial and error

Journal Article
Turner, P., Turner, S., & Flint, T. (2012)
Enlightened trial and error. Interaction Design and Architecture(s) IxDetA, 13/14, 64-83
Human-computer interaction as a rationalistic, engineering discipline has been taught successfully for more than 25 years. The established narrative is one of designing usable...

The figure and ground of engagement

Journal Article
Turner, P. (2014)
The figure and ground of engagement. AI & society, 29(1), 33-43. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00146-012-0439-6
Engagement is important to the success of applications, systems and artefacts as diverse as robotics, pedagogy, games, interactive installations, and virtual reality applicati...

Emotional and aesthetic attachment to digital artefacts

Journal Article
Turner, P., & Turner, S. (2012)
Emotional and aesthetic attachment to digital artefacts. Cognition, Technology and Work, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10111-012-0231-x
We report a pair of repertory grid studies that explore the attachment people have for digital and nondigital artefacts. In the first study we found no clear distinctions betw...

Designing for engagement

Journal Article
Turner, P., Flint, T., & Turner, S. (2011)
Designing for engagement. Infrastructure journal,

My Grandfather's iPod: an investigation of emotional attachment to digital and non-digital artefacts.

Conference Proceeding
Turner, P., & Turner, S. (2011)
My Grandfather's iPod: an investigation of emotional attachment to digital and non-digital artefacts. In ECCE '11 Proceedings of the 29th Annual European Conference on Cognitive Ergonomics, 149-156. https://doi.org/10.1145/2074712.2074742
Motivation -- to explore the nature and dimensions of attachment to digital and non-digital artefacts and explicate any differences in emotional attachment between digital and...

An everyday account of witnessing

Journal Article
Turner, P. (2011)
An everyday account of witnessing. AI & society, 27, 5-12. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00146-011-0323-9
This paper presents a discussion of an everyday ontology of witnessing drawing on the writings of Martin Heidegger, cognitive science and presence research. We begin by defini...

Evaluating a vehicle auditory display: comparing a designer's expectations with listeners' experiences.

Presentation / Conference
McGregor, I., Larsson, P., & Turner, P. (2011, August)
Evaluating a vehicle auditory display: comparing a designer's expectations with listeners' experiences. Paper presented at 29th conference of the European Association of Cognitive Ergonomics, Rostock, Germany
This paper illustrates a method for the early evaluation of auditory displays in context. A designer was questioned about his expectations of an auditory display for Heavy Goo...

The role of appropriation in the design of engaging artefacts

Presentation / Conference
Flint, T., & Turner, P. (2011, May)
The role of appropriation in the design of engaging artefacts. Paper presented at Re-Thinking Technology in Museums 2011
Creating engaging artefacts is a key objective for anyone involved in the design and implementation of interactive media. This is particularly true for those artefacts that co...
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Getting stuck and getting help: How children access support when using technology

2015 - date
Ms Fiona Stewart | Director of Studies: Dr Phil Turner | Second Supervisor: Dr Richard Hetherington

Towards a unified method to synthesising scenarios and solvers in combinatorial optimisation via graph-based approaches

2015 - 2020
Christopher Stone | Director of Studies: Prof Emma Hart | Second Supervisor: Prof Ben Paechter

HI-Risk: a socio-technical method to identify and monitor heathcare information security risks in the information society

2009 - 2014
This thesis describes the development of the HI-risk method to assess socio-tec...
Nicole van Deursen (Hazelhoff Roelfze) | Director of Studies: Prof Alistair Duff | Second Supervisor: Prof Bill Buchanan

Appropriating interaction

2009 - 2016
This investigation examines various methods for evaluating interactivity and engagement with technology. By using a static model, namely the interactive gallery at The Public...
Dr Tom Flint | Director of Studies: Dr Phil Turner | Second Supervisor: Dr Gregory Leplatre

The Concept of Familiarisation: A Case Study in Everyday Computing

2001 - 2005
Guy Van de Walle | Director of Studies: Dr Phil Turner | Second Supervisor: Prof Lissie Davenport

Application of activity theory to systems design or contextual evaluation with an activity theoretic emphasis

1999 - 2005
Liisa Dawson | Director of Studies: Dr Phil Turner | Second Supervisor: Prof David Benyon

The knowledge trap: an intranet implementation in a corporate environment

1999 - 2004
Prof Hazel Hall | Director of Studies: Prof Lissie Davenport | Second Supervisor: Ann Macintosh

Soundscape mapping: comparing listening experiences

0 - 2011
The perceived auditory environment is an increasingly important part of people’s everyday interactive experiences. While sound design is an establish...
Dr Iain McGregor | Director of Studies: Prof David Benyon | Second Supervisor: Dr Phil Turner

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