Accessibility statement

Honorary and Emeritus

Alistair Edwards
Honorary Fellow


Multi-modal human computer interfaces. Adaptation of interfaces for blind users.
Tactile interaction.
Use of computers by people with disabilities.
Access to computers for illiterate people.
Use of speech and non-speech sounds in interaction.
Computers in theatrical performance.


BSc joint honours in Physics and Computer Science, University of Warwick, 1977
MSc in Computer Science, the Pennsylvania State University, 1980
PhD. in Educational Technology, The Open University, 1987.


Computer Officer, UMIST,
1980-1983, Lecturer, Open University, 1987-1988, Lecturer, University of York, 1989-.

Departmental and University Roles

  • Project co-ordinator
  • Member of Departmental Research Committee
  • Physical Sciences Ethics Committee Member


Contact details

Department of Computer Science
University of York
Deramore Lane
YO10 5GH

Phone: +44 (0)1904 325672

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