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Dr Morgan Harvey

Senior Lecturer and Computer Science Programme Leader

Department: Computer and Information Sciences

Morgan Harvey is a senior lecturer at the department of Mathematics and Information Sciences at Northumbria University.

Before taking up the post at Northumbria, Morgan spent 15 months working as a post-doc researcher at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany and another 2 years as a post-doc at the University of Lugano in Switzerland.

Morgan wrote his Ph.D. under the supervision of Professor Ian Ruthven at the department of Computer and Information Sciences at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. His work aims to bridge the gap between “systems” and “user-centred” Information Retrieval. Key research themes revolving around the development of systems allowing people to effectively model and utilise the data sources they interact with every day and understanding how people use such systems.

 

Website: http://derharvey.de/

Campus Address

Office 309, Computer and Information Sciences building
Northumbria University
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 8ST

Qualifications

Ph.D. (2011) Department of Computer and Information Sciences, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.

B.Sc. (Hons.) (2007) Department of Computer and Information Sciences, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.

Research Themes & Scholarly Interests

Information retrieval

Personalisation and contextualisation

Mobile information retrieval and interaction

Recommender systems

Health information systems

Social media/network analysis

Information behaviour, seeking and re-finding

Key Publications

Harvey, M., Pointon, M., Searching on the Go: The Effects of Fragmented Attention on Mobile Web Search Tasks. Proceedings of the 40th Annual ACM SIGIR Conference. Tokyo, Japan. (August 2017)

Elsweiler, D., Trattner, C., Harvey, M., Exploiting Food Choice Biases for Healthier Recipe Recommendation. Proceedings of the 40th Annual ACM SIGIR Conference. Tokyo, Japan. (August 2017)

Harvey, M., Langheinrich, M., Ward, G., Remembering through lifelogging: a survey of human memory augmentation, Pervasive and Mobile Computing, Elsevier (2016).

Elsweiler, D., Harvey, M. Engaging and Maintaining a Sense of Being Informed: Understanding the Tasks Motivating Twitter Search. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology (JASIST) (May 2014)

Harvey, M., Crestani, F., Carman, M. Building User Profiles from Topic Models for Personalised Search. ACM 22nd Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2013. San Francisco (Burlingame), CA, USA. (October 2013)

Elsweiler, D., Harvey, M., Hacker, M. Understanding Re-finding Behaviour in Naturalistic Email Interaction Logs. Proceedings of the 34th Annual ACM SIGIR Conference. Beijing, China. (July 2011)

My Northumbria Research Link can be found here

My Google Scholar page can be found here

PGR Supervision

Principal supervisor for David Brazier. English as a second language user’s Information Interaction in an e-Governmental context.

Secondary supervisor for Lara Dodd. Using social media to capture the information seeking behaviour of aspiring undergraduates.

Further Information

Morgan Harvey has been senior lecturer in the department of Computer and Information Sciences since January 2015 and has been programme leader of the Computer Science programme framework since August 2017.

Before taking up the post at Northumbria, Morgan spent 15 months working as a post-doc researcher at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany and another 2 years as a post-doc at the University of Lugano in Switzerland.

Morgan wrote his Ph.D. under the supervision of Professor Ian Ruthven at the department of Computer and Information Sciences at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. His work aims to bridge the gap between “systems” and “user-centered” Information Retrieval. Key research themes revolving around the development of systems allowing people to effectively model and utilise the data sources they interact with every day and understanding how people use such systems.

Nrl Link

Nrl Link

http://derharvey.co.uk/


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