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Prof Bill Gaver

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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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  • Datacatcher, Boucher, A., Gaver, B., Ovalle , L., Jarvis, N., Cameron, D., Hauenstein, M., Pennington, S. 23 Sep 2023
  • Exploring More-than-Human Smart Cities: The Emergent Logic of a Design Workbook, Gaver, W., Boucher, A., Brown, D., Matsuda, N., Ovalle, L., Sheen, A., Vanis, M. 3 Aug 2023, Designing More-than-Human Smart Cities, Oxford, Oxford University Press
  • Living with Light Touch: An Autoethnography of a Simple Communication Device in Long-Term Use, Gaver, W., Gaver, F. 2 Mar 2023, ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems
  • Auditory Interfaces, Serafin, S., Buxton, B., Gaver, W., Bly, S. 3 Aug 2022
  • 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
  • More-than-human data interactions in the city: Project Reflections, Heitlinger, S., Taylor, A., Clarke, R., Powell, A., Gaver, B., Boucher, A., Turkay, C., Bedö, V., Schulze, H., Byles, H., Poland, K., Matsuda, N., Doney, E. 2022
  • The Datacatcher at 'The Data Imaginary: Fears and Fantasies', Boucher, A., Gaver, W., Ovalle Piedra, L., Jarvis, N., Cameron, D., Hauenstein, M. 26 Apr 2022
  • The Prayer Companion: In Never Alone Video Games and Other Interactive Design, Boucher, A., Bowers, J., Gaver, W., Jarvis, N., Kerridge, T., Wilkie, A., Antonelli, P., Galloway, P., Burckhardt, A. 10 Sep 2022
  • Yo-Yo Machines: Speed Dial exhibited as part of the Saint-Étienne Design Biennial 2022, Boucher, A., Gaver, W., Brown, D., Vanis, M., Sheen, A., Ovalle Piedra, L., Matsuda, N., Chatting, D. 6 Apr 2022
  • 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, US, ACM

Babitha George Start Date: 10/05/2023

Psychology PhD June 01 1988


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