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Dr Daniel Harrison

Department: Northumbria School of Design

I am a Vice Chancellor's Research Fellow in Design and part of the CoCreate research group. I have a PhD in HCI from the UCL Interaction Centre (UCLIC), and I have previously worked in The Georgia Institute of Technology and Microsoft Research Cambridge.

My research lies in the area of digital health and wellbeing and personal informatics. I’m interested in how digital technologies can support people in managing their health and reach their wellness goals, being mindful of potentially negative consequences. I have a cross-disciplinary background and research interests in human-computer interaction, behaviour change, health informatics, personal tracking and the application of AI, with experience in design and clinical settings. I have been described as a designer, computer scientist, social scientist and ethnographic researcher. I enjoy undertaking and analysing qualitative, ethnographic research, as well as prototyping and evaluating digital systems. 

Daniel Harrison

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Life-swap: how discussions around personal data can motivate desire for change, Fleck, R., Cecchinato, M., Cox, A., Harrison, D., Marshall, P., Hoo Na, J., Skatova, A. 10 Feb 2020, In: Personal and Ubiquitous Computing
  • Designing for Digital Wellbeing, Cecchinato, M., Rooksby, J., Hiniker, A., Munson, S., Lukoff, K., Ciolfi, L., Thieme, A., Harrison, D. 2 May 2019, Proceedings of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '19), New York, NY, USA, ACM
  • The role of aesthetics and design, Pateman, M., Harrison, D., Marshall, P., Cecchinato, M. 20 Apr 2018, CHI 2018 - Extended Abstracts of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, ACM
  • Demo hour, Kwon, H., Banks, R., Regan, T., Grayson, M., Kwon, H., Koleva, B., Benford, S., Schofield, T., Schofield, G., Oki, M., Tsukada, K., Harrison, D. 25 Aug 2017, In: Interactions
  • Presenting Physical Things Digitally, Harrison, D., Banks, R., Regan, T., Grayson, M. 22 Mar 2017, Research Through Design 2017, RTD
  • Thinga.Me, Harrison, D., Banks, R., Regan, T., Grayson, M. 25 Oct 2017, In: Interactions
  • Don't kick the habit, Renfree, I., Harrison, D., Marshall, P., Stawarz, K., Cox, A. 7 May 2016, CHI EA 2016, Association for Computing Machinery, Inc
  • Activity tracking, Harrison, D., Marshall, P., Bianchi-Berthouze, N., Bird, J. 7 Sep 2015, UbiComp 2015, New York, Association for Computing Machinery, Inc
  • Mood squeezer, Gallacher, S., O'Connor, J., Bird, J., Rogers, Y., Capra, L., Harrison, D., Marshall, P. 28 Feb 2015, CSCW 2015, New York, Association for Computing Machinery, Inc
  • SenCity 2, Gallacher, S., Golsteijn, C., Kalnikaite, V., Houben, S., Johnson, R., Harrison, D., Marquardt, N. 7 Sep 2015, UbiComp and ISWC 2015 - Proceedings of the 2015 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and the Proceedings of the 2015 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers, Association for Computing Machinery, Inc


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