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Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

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).

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • 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
  • 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
  • My Naturewatch Camera: Springwatch Broadcast June 2018, Gaver, W., Boucher, A., Sheen, A., Vanis, M., Brown, D., Ovalle, L., Matsuda, N., Abbas-Nazari, A., Robert, P. 11 Jun 2018
  • My Naturewatch Cameras: 310 NewX Rd Exhibition, Gaver, W., Boucher, A., Vanis, M., Sheen, A., Brown, D., Ovalle, L., Matsuda, N., Abbas-Nazari, A., Phillips, R. 1 Jul 2018

Qualifications

3D Design BSc (Hons) August 31 2007

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