Dr Gavin Sim, invited by BUCHI, visited Bournemouth on 18 and 19 September to give a talk on “Capturing Momentary or Long Term Experiences: Does it matter in usability of user experience studies?“.
About Gavin: Gavin Sim is a Senior Lecturer in Human Computer Interaction (HCI) in the School of Physical Sciences and Computing at the University of Central Lancashire. His main research focus is usability and user experience (UX) methodologies, which are applicable to a range of research domains. He is currently the chair of the BCS Interaction Group. Gavin has over 50 peer reviewed publications in the area of HCI and Educational Technology. He actively reviews for journals and conferences within HCI and has been on the organising committee for both national and international conferences.
Professor Alan Dix visited Bournemouth on 15 September and gave a talk on his interesting findings on REF performance (in particular, UOA 11).
About Alan: please visit: http://alandix.com/academic/.
Ms Solmaz Shahmehr from Smart Eye (http://smarteye.se), a leading company in eye-tracking, visited us today and gave a product demonstration.
Stephen Giff is the Head of User Experience (UX) Research and Design at Microsoft Advertising, Seattle, USA. He talked about “trust as a design problem” during his 2 day visit.
Jürgen Ziegler is a full professor in the Department of Computer Science and Applied Cognitive Science at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany. Jürgen directs the Interactive Systems Research Group. He talked about “interactive recommending” i.e. increasing user control and transparency in recommender systems during his 2 day visit.