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Dean Brown is a multidisciplinary designer and researcher based in London.  As a member of the Interaction Research Studio he pursues practive based research exploring the design of computational systems for everyday life. Projects include EPSRC funded MyNaturewatch, Yo-Yo Machines, ProbeTools and More-than-Human Data Interactions in the City (MoTH).

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  • Yo–Yo Machines: Self-Build Devices that Support Social Connections During the Pandemic , Gaver, B., Boucher, A., Brown, D., Chatting, D., Matsuda, N., Ovalle Piedra, L., Sheen, A., Vanis, M. 29 Apr 2022, CHI 2022 - Proceedings of the 2022 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, New York, NY, United States, ACM
  • My Naturewatch Camera: Disseminating Practice Research with a Cheap and Easy DIY Design, Gaver, W., Boucher, A., Vanis, M., Sheen, A., Brown, D., Ovalle Piedra, L., Matsuda, N., Abbas-Nazari, A., Phillips, R. 2 May 2021, CHI '19: Proceedings of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, New York, ACM
  • Yo-yo machines: self-build peripheral awareness communication devices, Gaver, W., Boucher, A., Brown, D., Chatting, D., Matsuda, N., Molinera, J., Ovalle Piedra, L., Sheen, A., Vanis, M. Nov 2021
  • Design and Deploying Tools to ‘Actively Engaging Nature’: The My Naturewatch Project as an Agent for Engagement, Phillips, R., Abbas-Nazari, A., Tooze, J., Gaver, W., Boucher, A., Ovalle, L., Sheen, A., Brown, D., Matsuda, N., Vanis, M. 8 Jun 2019, HCII 2019: Human Aspects of IT for the Aged Population. Design for the Elderly and Technology Acceptance, Cham, Switzerland, Springer
  • Nature Scenes: Brompton Biotopia, London Design Festival 2019, Brown, D., Matsuda, N., Ovalle, L., Boucher, A., Vanis, M., Sheen, A., Gaver, W. 22 Sep 2019
  • ProbeTools: VA Digital Design Weekend 2019, Boucher, A., Brown, D., Ovalle, L., Sheen, A., Vanis, M., Gaver, W., Matsuda, N. 22 Sep 2019
  • ProbeTools: unconventional cameras and audio devices for user research, Boucher, A., Brown, D., Gaver, B., Matsuda, N., Ovalle, L., Sheen, A., Vanis, M. 22 Feb 2019, In: Interactions
  • Build, Customise and Use your very own ProbeTools Camera, Boucher, A., Brown, D., Ovalle, L., Sheen, A., Vanis, M., Gaver, W., Matsuda, N. 1 Sep 2018, Ace Hotel Workshop

3D Design BSc (Hons) August 31 2007

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