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MEET OUR RESEARCHERS

Our Co-Leads are Professors Lynne Coventry and Rob Wilson. Professor Lynne Coventry has an interdisciplinary background combining interests in psychology, computing and interaction design. She is best known for her work on cybersecurity behaviours and understanding the barriers to adoption of technology by older adults. 

Professor Rob Wilson's research interests include the challenges of applied interdisciplinarity in collaboration and integration of information systems in multi-agency working in a range of public sector contexts (including health, social care and welfare).

Membership comes from across the University including the Departments of Art and Design, Psychology, Business, and Law. Our partners include Mozilla Foundation, Microsoft Research, Google, NHS Digital, NHS Foundation Trusts and Clinical Commissioning Groups (multiple), Academic Health Science Network, Local authorities (multiple), Great North Care Record, Health Call, Philips, BBC, Policy Lab, Northumbria Police, Yoti, Santander UK, Monzo, FutureGov, Oxfam, International Federation of Red Crescent Societies, NCVO, VONNE, Youth Focus North East, My Society, Doteveryone, Open Rights Group. We will also engage with key stakeholders who influence regional and national funding and industry priorities, including the North East LEP, Digital Union, and SuperInnovation Network. 

Find out more about our researchers below.

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Dr Alan Godfrey

Associate Professor

Computer and Information Sciences

Andrew Dow
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Dr Andrew Dow

Assistant Professor

Computer and Information Sciences

Angelika Strohmayer
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Dr Angelika Strohmayer

Assistant Professor

Northumbria School of Design

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Dr Biju Issac

Associate Professor

Computer and Information Sciences

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Dawn Branley-Bell
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Dr Dawn Branley-Bell

Associate Professor

Psychology

Dilek Onkal
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Prof Dilek Onkal

Professor

Newcastle Business School

Dirk van der Linden
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Dr Dirk van der Linden

Assistant Professor

Computer and Information Sciences

Genavee Brown
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Dr Genavee Brown

Assistant Professor

Psychology

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Prof Glenda Cook

Professor

Nursing Midwifery Health

James Nicholson
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Dr James Nicholson

Assistant Professor

Computer and Information Sciences

Professor Jayne Wallace Academic Staff, School of design Northumbria
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Prof Jayne Wallace

Professor

Northumbria School of Design

Jenny Paterson
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Dr Jenny Paterson

Assistant Professor

Psychology

Jo Briggs
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Dr Jo Briggs

Associate Professor

Northumbria School of Design

John Rooksby
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Dr John Rooksby

Assistant Professor

Computer and Information Sciences

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Prof Jon Rogers

Professor

Northumbria School of Design

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Dr Kyle Montague

Associate Professor

Computer and Information Sciences

Liz Sillence
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Dr Liz Sillence

Associate Professor

Psychology

Maria Ruiu
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Dr Maria Ruiu

Assistant Professor

Social Sciences

Marion Oswald
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Dr Marion Oswald

Associate Professor

Northumbria Law School

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Prof Mark Blythe

Professor

Northumbria School of Design

Marta Cecchinato
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Dr Marta Cecchinato

Assistant Professor

Computer and Information Sciences

Pankaj Chandorkar
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Dr Pankaj Chandorkar

Assistant Professor

Newcastle Business School

Reem Refaat Talhouk
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Dr Reem Refaat Talhouk

Assistant Professor

Northumbria School of Design

Rob Wilson
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Prof Rob Wilson

Professor

Newcastle Business School

Shaun Lawson
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Prof Shaun Lawson

Head of Department

Computer and Information Sciences

Stacey Pitsillides
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Dr Stacey Pitsillides

Assistant Professor

Northumbria School of Design

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Dr Thomas Dylan

VC Fellow

Northumbria School of Design


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