Augmented Reality for Dementia
EngD Research Blog by Thomas Williams
That's a wrap! ... Or is it?
Where have the last eight months gone? The last time I wrote here I was about to start my new course and I had a little ways to go before being able to submit my thesis. Finally, I am incredibly...
Making Progress with My Thesis
It has come to the point where I now have just one week before my new course starts. It probably comes as no surprise that I have not met my self-imposed early deadline for submitting my thesis, since I haven’t...
The Next Step of My Career
At the end of my June 2021 update, I promised to tell you more about why I have given myself a thesis deadline that is earlier than it "needs" to be. This early deadline is to try and make sure...
June 2021 Update
It has been a while since I have written a general update of what is going on in terms of my EngD. I am firmly into the final months of my project now and would like to bring you up...
CHI 2021 Video Presentation Preview - Augmented Reality and Older Adults: A Comparison of Prompting Types
There are just a few days to go before this year's ACM CHI conference (pronounced: "ay see em kai") gets started, which will of course be taking place online. At the end of last year, I announced that our paper...
Recruiting Now: Take part in an online interview exploring augmented reality cues for people living with dementia!
I am now recruiting participants to take part in the final study of my EngD research project. I will be asking people living with dementia and carers what they think about the augmented reality prompts I have tested in previous...
A Commitment to Blogging
Before I started writing this blog, I was given advice on how best to curate online content. I remember being told about blogs that start off with oodles of energy that just lose steam as time goes by. This is...
Being Creative and Thinking Creatively
Throughout February, I was involved in a number of LGBT+ History Month events at the University. Of course, I also continued with finalising plans for my online interviews and have started to make progress on my thesis, as I said...
What Might 2021 Have in Store?
I looked back through some of my earlier blog posts last week and it was clear to see that I have been writing less frequently this past year. That said, I have to remind myself that earlier in my EngD...