Welcome to York HCI: Human Computer Interaction Research Group

Latest News:
York HCI in Safety Science Journal
14/10/13: Christopher Power and John Fox, a graduate of the MSc. programme in Gas Turbine Control Systems, have a paper appearing in the journal Safety Science.

Self service accessibility at Kiosk London
17/10/13: Helen Petrie is speaking at Kiosk London about the importance of accessibility for older and disabled people in the self service industry and how to achieve it.

Digging into Data in Montreal
12/10/13: The ChartEx Project was presented at the 2013 Digging into Data Challenge Conference in Montreal, Canada.

Support Low Vision in Older Adults at ESLRR Conference 2013
14/09/13: The HCI Group had three presentations at the conference of the European Society for Low Vision Research and Rehabilitation.

Technologies for Older People at BSG 2013
12/09/13: Blaithin Gallagher and Helen Petrie presented a paper at the British Society of Gerontology Annual Conference in Oxford.

Navigating, Discovering and Exploring the Web at INTERACT 2013
04/09/13: Helen Petrie presented a paper at the INTERACT 2013 Conference co-authored with members of York HCI.

Rethinking Universal Accessibility at INTERACT 2013
02/09/13: Blaithin Gallagher and Helen Petrie presented a paper at a workshop organized by IFIP 13.3 at the INTERACT 2013 Conference.

The Human Computer Interaction research group at the University of York is one of the oldest in the UK. It is part of the university-wide York HCI group, which includes members in the departments of Engineering, Psychology and Sociology. The group undertakes research into the design and evaluation of interactive systems from both theoretical and applied perspectives. The group has a highly interdisciplinary approach drawing on methodologies from anthropology, computer science, mathematics, psychology and sociology.

The York HCI website contains the following sections:

Interested in participating in research?

We are seeking volunteers who would like to join our participants and take part in interviews, discussion groups and practical studies related to our research. Please visit our research participation page for more information.