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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.

Angelika Strohmayer
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Dr Angelika Strohmayer

Senior Lecturer

Northumbria School of Design

Dawn Branley-Bell
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Dr Dawn Branley-Bell

Research Fellow

Psychology

Dirk van der Linden
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Dr Dirk van der Linden

Senior Lecturer

Computer and Information Sciences

Genavee Brown
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Dr Genavee Brown

Lecturer

Psychology

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Prof Glenda Cook

Professor

Nursing Midwifery Health

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

Professor

Northumbria School of Design

Jo Briggs
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Dr Jo Briggs

Associate Professor

Northumbria School of Design

John Rooksby
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Dr John Rooksby

Senior Lecturer

Computer and Information Sciences

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Prof Jon Rogers

Professor

Northumbria School of Design

Liz Sillence
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Dr Liz Sillence

Associate Professor

Psychology

Lynne Coventry
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Prof Lynne Coventry

Professor

Psychology

Maria Ruiu
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Dr Maria Ruiu

Senior Lecturer

Social Sciences

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Prof Mark Blythe

Professor

Northumbria School of Design

Marta Cecchinato
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Dr Marta Cecchinato

Senior Lecturer

Computer and Information Sciences

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Dr Massimo Ragnedda

Senior Lecturer

Arts

Nick Taylor
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Dr Nick Taylor

Associate Professor

Northumbria School of Design

Pamela Briggs
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Prof Pamela Briggs

Professor

Psychology

Pankaj Chandorkar
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Dr Pankaj Chandorkar

Senior Lecturer

Newcastle Business School

Reem Refaat Talhouk
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Dr Reem Refaat Talhouk

VC Fellow

Northumbria School of Design

Rob Wilson
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Prof Rob Wilson

Professor

Newcastle Business School


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