Ingi Helgason

Research Fellow

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Ingi Helgason is a Research Fellow at Edinburgh Napier University, where she is working on the MAZI Project funded under the EU H2020 CAPSSI initiative. She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and tutors and develops teaching materials on interaction design and technology innovation at the Open University in the UK. She has been a researcher on several EU FP6 and FP7 Coordination Action projects, including PerAda (Pervasive Adaptation) and UrbanIxD (Urban Interaction Design). She is one of the organisers of This Happened Edinburgh, one of a global series of public events focusing on the stories behind interaction design practice. Ingi is a member of conference organising committees for ACM DIS 2017, the Create series of interaction design conferences, and the BCS HCI conference series, and is on the editorial board of the SpringerOpen Journal of Interaction Science (JoIS). 

 
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  • Interaction Design
    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...
  • Urban Interaction Design
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    PhD Project Involvement

    Ingi Helgason (PhD 2008-)
    Complex pleasures: interactions in new-media art as a resource for the design of the user experience. This research will investigate the nature of interactions between people and experience-oriented technologies such as new-media artworks. The purpose of this research is to inform the design of...
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    Recent Publications

    Helgason, I., Petre, M., Linden, J., Dalton, N. (2016). Block 4: Evaluation, TM356 Interaction Design and the User Experience ( ed.). Milton Keynes, United Kingdom.: . The Open University.

    Helgason, I., Smyth, M., Rosenbak, S., Mitrovic, I. (2015). Discourse, Speculation And Disciplinarity: Designing Urban Futures. In: (Ed.) Nordes 2015, Design Ecologies, Challenging anthropocentrism in the design of sustainable futures, , () ( ed.). (pp. ). Stockholm, Sweden: . Nordic Design Research.

    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.

    Smyth, M., Helgason, I. (2015). Life at the Local Scale: An alternative perspective on the urban. In: (Ed.) Hybrid Cities - Data to the People, , () ( ed.). (pp. ). Athens, Greece: . .

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