EngD

  • Down Time L.A.

    So, don't get jealous, but I am blogging today whilst on my way to California. I should probably be winding down before the flight, but I am writing this for two reasons. Firstly, I wanted to let you know that...

  • Another Year Completed

    As promised, September was a very busy month, hence the delay in writing this. The Dragon Boat Race was great fun, the CHI paper has been submitted, you read about the ITAI conference in my last post, and the CDE welcomed...

  • A Busy Month Ahead

    August has been filled up with running my latest study, but this will come to an end early next week. Although the completion of this data collection stage will free up my working days, I already have a selection of...

  • Almost Halfway There: My Top Tips for Managing a Study

    At the title suggests, I am almost halfway through this month's study. In my blog this week, I thought I would share my experience so far, and have included some top tips for making life easier when running a study. Take a...

  • Now Recruiting!

    As promised, I can now confirm that I am recruiting for participants to take part in the study I talked about last week. To take part, participants must: be of 50 years of age or older; have normal-to-corrected vision; not...

  • Teaser for Study

    A couple of weeks ago, I brought you up to speed with where I was in the process of planning a study. The pilot work I have completed over the past couple of weeks has helped to fine tune the...

  • July Update: Creating Resources for a Study

    It has taken me a while to get around to blogging recently. Amongst other things, I have been preoccupied with designing the next big research activity for my EngD project. Here is a quick update on where I am with...

  • What Actually Goes On During a Steering Group Meeting?

    This first week back after being away has been a busy one! My focus has been mainly on the second steering group meeting, which I continued preparing at the beginning of the week before meeting with members on Wednesday. The...

  • June Update: Progress is Being Made!

    If I had to sum up the vibe I've had for the past week or so, it would have to be with the phrase "good stressful". To bring you up to speed with all I have been up to, I...

  • Time to Type: Transcribing Interviews Before Analysis

    This week I conducted the final interview for the first big research activity of my project. I have written previously about how I need to decide on how to approach analysing the data and, as the title suggests, I have...