designability

  • A Week in the Life of My EngD

    Monday - Volunteering I spend my Monday mornings volunteering at a local day centre, which is always a great way to start my week. I enjoy spending time with the staff and clients, and have got to know them well...

  • 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 someĀ top tipsĀ 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...

  • How You Can Be More Dementia Friendly

    This week, I have been reading a lot about dementia, including what causes dementia, what it is like living with dementia, and what technologies are available to help people with dementia to live well at home. I also attended an...

  • My First Week at Designability

    Welcome back to my first week at Designability! Apart from having a cold for the first half of it, the week has gone really well. I have received such a warm welcome and I could not have asked for a...

  • First Day at Designability

    Today is my first day at Designability. I am really looking forward to getting to know everyone here over the next few weeks, as well as starting the new research project properly. I will be settling into my new role...

  • September Update

    It has been a quiet month since my introductory blog post, so I thought I would post a quick update to let you know what has been happening in August and what September has in store. Read on to find...