Welsh Crucible 2014
Stephen obtained his BSc, MSc and PhD in Computer Science at Newcastle University. His PhD focused on engaging older adults and people living with dementia in the design and deployment of digital technologies to improve their quality of life. He worked as a researcher and teaching fellow for 3 years and is currently a lecturer in the Future Interaction Technology group at Swansea University. His current research investigates opportunities and threats around the design and provision of personalised healthcare and digital avenues to facilitate communication with people living with cognitive impairment. Stephen is interested in investigating the possible ways that digital technology can be designed to democratise various processes of everyday living.