Applied Informatics

Applied Informatics is one of the largest subject groups in the School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment with over 35 full time staff and a growing PhD community. We host a range of undergraduate degree and MSc programmes that align with our staff’s broad range of research interests. These include Assistive and Inclusive Technologies, Communities and Creative practices, Digital Media, Experience Design, Education and Widening Participation, Human-Computer Interaction, Human-Robot Interaction, Responsible AI, Participation, Social Informatics, Sound Design, User Experience. We have an active research community that publishes in international and world leading journals or conferences.

Trust, risk and digital identity for digitally-unsure citizens

Supervisor: Dr Peter Cruickshank

A new model for information literacies of community representatives

Supervisor: Dr Peter Cruickshank

Privacy and identity in the metaverse

Supervisor: Dr David Haynes

Enabling Tangible Interactions for Mixed Reality Experiences

Supervisor: Dr Dimitrios Darzentas

Multimodal Applications for Cognitive Differences

Supervisor: Dr John McGowan

HAAR: Hospital Audio Augmented Reality

Supervisor: Dr Iain McGregor

Tangible interfaces in creative practice

Supervisors: Dr Michael Smyth & Dr Ingi Helgasen

Remix Culture and AI tools for Creativity

Supervisor: Dr Michael Smyth

More than Human Design

Supervisor: Dr Michael Smyth

Organisational Learning and Agile Coaching

Supervisor: Dr Pritam Chita

The use of e-Health tools and online information for the self-management of health

Supervisor: Dr Frances Ryan