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Prof Bill Gaver

Professor

Department: Northumbria School of Design

Bill Gaver is Professor of Design and co-leader of the Interaction Research Studio at the University of Northumbria, London. With the Studio, he has developed novel approaches for pursuing design as research over the course of numerous practice-based projects, many of which have been published and exhibited internationally. He came to Design as a lapsed psychologist and cognitive scientist with a background in HCI and Politics and long-standing engagements with Sociology and STS. This has allowed him to make distinctive contributions to a portfolio of work that includes research products, methodologies and conceptual insights for and about practice-based design research, with an emphasis on ambiguity, ludic design, and emergence.

Bill Gaver

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  • Emergence as a Feature of Practice-based Design Research, Gaver, W., Gall Krogh, P., Boucher, A., Chatting, D. 13 Jun 2022, DIS 2022 - Proceedings of the 2022 ACM Designing Interactive Systems Conference, New York, USA, ACM
  • 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
  • RtD in Situ: Discussing the domains and impact of design research, Jenkins, T., Odom, W., Pierce, J., Andersen, K., Boucher, A., Chatting, D., Gaver, W. 6 Jul 2020, DIS 2020 Companion - Companion Publication of the 2020 ACM Designing Interactive Systems Conference, New York, NY, United States, Association for Computing Machinery, Inc

Psychology PhD June 01 1988


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