Here is an archive of blog entries.

Special Issue of Design Issues on RTD

Posted on 23 August 2017

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A Special Issue of Design Issues (MIT Press) has been published this month (July 2017, Vo. 33, No. 3), entitled: Research Through Design: Twenty-First Century Makers and Materialities Read More...

Transitions in digital personhood: Online activity in early retirement

Posted on 18 May 2017

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I have just returned from presenting a new paper at the ACM CHI Conference 2017 in Denver, US. This work captures the final study on the recently - Read More...

Sit with Me: Creating dialogical encounters in the museum

Posted on 18 May 2016

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A new interactive exhibit that I have co-designed, entitled Sit with Me, has been installed in the Discovery Museum, Newcastle upon Tyne, in the Destination - Read More...

Creating platforms and resources for dialogue

Posted on 8 April 2016

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I have just returned from Maternity Leave (July 2015 to April 2016), and so over the last few months the fellowship work has been formally paused, although there are still a number of developments and impact - Read More...

Hybrid identities of design practitioner-researchers

Posted on 22 March 2015

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Over the last few months I’ve been pursuing the two main threads of the fellowship work in parallel: conducting interviews about perceptions and practices of interaction design; and engaging in case study - Read More...

Third quarter: conversations to capture diverse voices

Posted on 7 June 2014

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In the last few months, I've been organising and participating in a number of research engagement events, for discussing aspects of the fellowship work.

This month, together with David Kirk, John -

Second quarter: case study on the digital lifespan

Posted on 7 February 2014

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One of the case studies for the fellowship is ‘Charting the Digital Lifespan’ (CDL), a two-year interdisciplinary project involving partners - Read More...

First quarter: research through design fiction

Posted on 27 September 2013

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It’s been a busy first few months, working along two strands: conducting interviews with interaction designers and creative practitioners about their work, and exploring opportunities for case studies to focus - Read More...

Fellowship starts

Posted on 15 April 2013

This exciting new project (awarded in 2012) -