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Areas of Expertise

Interaction Design is concerned with the design of interactive objects and spaces and with the delivery of high quality user experiences (UX). For example, expressive interaction describes the range of new forms of human-computer interaction that are made available through technologies based on...


Webhelp UK Innovation Lab
Webhelp commissioned the Future Interactions group to help them design and develop their new Innovation Lab and collaborative practices at their Derby headquarters. The work is being led by Dr Oli Mival from the Centre for Interaction Design.


Ingi Helgason
Research Fellow
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Michael Smyth
Associate Professor
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John Morrison
Programme Leader & Lecturer
+44 131 455 2763
Augoustinos Tsiros
+44 131 455 2795


O'Keefe, B., Benyon, D. (2016). Using the Blended Spaces Framework to design Heritage Stories with Schoolchildren. International Journal of Child-Computer Interaction, , (), .

Ammeloot, A. (2015). Supporting the Meeting Journey: Understanding and Designing Collaborative Device Ecologies. In: (Ed.) ITS '15 Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on Interactive Tabletops & Surfaces, , () ( ed.). (pp. 463-468). New York, NY, USA: . ACM Association for Computing Machinery.

Benyon, D., Mival, O. (2015). Blended Spaces for Collaboration. Journal of Computer Supported Cooperative Work, , (), .

O'Neill, S., Benyon, D. (2015). Extending the semiotics of embodied interaction to blended spaces. Human Technology, 11, (1), 30 - 56.

Smyth, M., Helgason, I., Mitrovic, I. (2015). City | Data | Future: Envisioning Interactions in Hybrid Urban Space. In: (Ed.) ACM Creativity and Cognition 2015, , () ( ed.). (pp. ). Glasgow, UK: . ACM Digital Library.

Smith, C., Crook, N., Dobnik, S., Charlton, D., Boye, J., Pulman, S., Camara, R., Turner, M., Benyon, D., Bradley, J., Mival, O., Gamback, B., Hansen, P., Webb, N., Cavazza, M. (2011). Interaction Strategies for an Affective Conversational Agent. Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments. Special issue on Virtual Environments and Mobile Robots, 20, (5), .

Benyon, D., Baillie, L. (2007). Place and Technology in the Home. Computer Supported Cooperative Work, 16, (5), .