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Foreign Bodies – The Creation of Symbiotic Jewellery through the Development and Application of Stimulus-Responsive Smart Materials and Microelectromechanical Systems

Journal Article
Vones, K. (2012)
Foreign Bodies – The Creation of Symbiotic Jewellery through the Development and Application of Stimulus-Responsive Smart Materials and Microelectromechanical Systems. Advances in science and technology, 81, 49-54. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/ast.81.49
With the increased prevalence of digital technologies in our everyday lives, the questions posed to the contemporary craft practitioner regarding creation of an emotionally re...

The use of design activity for research into Computer Supported Co-operative Work (CSCW)

Conference Proceeding
Garner, S. W., Scrivener, S. A. R., Clarke, A. A., Clark, S., Connolly, J. H., Palmen, H., …Smyth, M. G. (1990)
The use of design activity for research into Computer Supported Co-operative Work (CSCW). In J. Smith (Ed.), DATER 91, 84-96
This paper describes current research at Loughborough University in the field of Computer Supported Co-operative Working (CSCW). The project, which is funded by the Informatio...

Towards the Posthuman: Materiality and process in the creation of stimulus-responsive jewellery objects

Conference Proceeding
Vones, K. (2013)
Towards the Posthuman: Materiality and process in the creation of stimulus-responsive jewellery objects. In All Makers Now?
The idea of creating a jewellery organism that comes alive on the body has fascinated and inspired my research ever since learning about the potential inherent in smart materi...

The role of metaphor at the human computer interface.

Conference Proceeding
Smyth, M., & Knott, R. P. (1993)
The role of metaphor at the human computer interface. In S. Howard, & Y. K. Leung (Eds.), Proceedings of OZCHI'94, the CHISIG Annual Conference : Harmony through working together, 287-291
Interface metaphors are introduced as a technique to facilitate the learning of systems. To better understand this process, metaphors are discussed in terms of their role in t...

Space, place and interface

Presentation / Conference
Smyth, M. (1999, January)
Space, place and interface. Paper presented at Acradia Workshop
No abstract available.

Visual-narrative and virtual reality.

Conference Proceeding
Carroll, F., Smyth, M., & Dryden, L. (2004)
Visual-narrative and virtual reality. In R. E. Griffin, S. B. Chandler, & B. D. Cowden (Eds.), Visual Literacy and Development: An African Experience - Selected readings of the IVLA Annual Conference
This paper explores the relationship between the image and the narrative in virtual reality (VR) environments. It addresses three main issues; how we engage in images, how the...

Expanding the Child Visitor Experience – mixing realities in a contemporary sculpture park

Presentation / Conference
Hall, L., Flint, T., & Mitsche, N. (2018, May)
Expanding the Child Visitor Experience – mixing realities in a contemporary sculpture park. Paper presented at 2nd International Research Symposium in Tourism Hospitality & Events
This research considers how the visitor experience could be enhanced through intertwining and blending the real and virtual, creating a new mixed reality that extended and add...

Kirkwall Festival of Light Feasibility Study

Report
Innes, M. Kirkwall Festival of Light Feasibility Study. Kirkwall BID Ltd

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Innes, M. Kirkwall Festival of Light Feasibility Study. Kirkwall BID Ltd
The study was commissioned by Kirkwall Business Improvement District (BID) Ltd, a not for profit company established to support and promote businesses located in Kirkwall town...

An ethnographical orientated study of designers in a collaborative design project.

Conference Proceeding
Joel, S., Smyth, M., & Rodgers, P. (2004)
An ethnographical orientated study of designers in a collaborative design project. In Studying Designers '05, 307-322
No abstract available.

Crafted Evolution - The creation of the HyperHive Series

Conference Proceeding
Vones, K. (2017)
Crafted Evolution - The creation of the HyperHive Series. In Conference Proceedings. https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.4746934
The following paper describes the conception and creation of the HyperHive Series of interactive pendants. This practice-led research analyses how the recent emergence of term...
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Real-time 3D graphic augmentation of music therapy sessions for people on the autism spectrum

2015 - 2019
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a lifelong neurodevelopmental disorder that can affect people in a number...
Dr John McGowan | Director of Studies: Dr Gregory Leplatre | Second Supervisor: Dr Iain McGregor

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

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

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

The potentiality of play: The shifting design language of play-based learning

2015 - date
Ms Pankhuri Jain | Director of Studies: Dr Kirstie Jamieson | Second Supervisor: Mr Euan Winton

Complex pleasures: designing optional interactions for public spaces

2008 - 2017
This research will investigate the nature of interactions between people and experience-oriented technologies such as new-media artw...
Dr Ingi Helgason | Director of Studies: Dr Michael Smyth

1994 - 1997
Prof Kenny Mitchell | Director of Studies: Prof Jessie Kennedy | Second Supervisor: Peter Barclay