Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Swansea University email@example.com
We received funding to the value of £9,956 for our project on 'Understanding the barriers in digital technology engagement in support staff for older adults and people with disabilities'. This is a collaborative project with Dr. Liz Jones (School of Health & Social Sciences), Dr. Fred Boy (School of Business), and two of our partners: People Speak Up and Hafod.
The European Conference in Cognitive Ergonomics (ECCE) in 2023 is finally coming to the UK, and we're organising here at Swansea in September 2023! More details to follow soon, regarding deadlines for paper submissions. This year ECCE takes place in Germany: http://www.hciv.de/ecce2022/
Irene, Cris Izura, and Dan Earnshaw are heading to Brighton this September to present at the BPS Cognitive Psychology Conference (https://www.cogsec2022.com/conference) .
Irene is now a member of the British Standards Institute (BSI) committee ICT/2 "ICT Accessibility".
We received a 28k award from the Morgan Advances Studies Institute (MASI) on our project titled Developing of an Accessible, Diverse and Inclusive Digital Visual Language. Thank you MASI!!! We’ll be updating our project blog.
We are looking to recruit for PhD student interested in visual cognition, including the learning and understanding of icons and symbols, and on the influence of visual aesthetics on behaviour and performance.
We were awarded £2,000 for a project on facilitating independent artists to develop methods to connect people in care online. We found that there are significant barriers to adoption and use of digital technology by those facilitating people in care (e.g., personal assistants) to participate in activities online. Read more about it here: https://digitaleconomy.wales/sidebyside/
Best Article Award in Attention, Perception & Psychophysics. The award was received for the paper with Charles Leek titled “Surface diagnosticity predicts the high-level representation of regular and irregular object shape in human vision”