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Human Computer Interaction

Dr Alena Denisova
Senior Lecturer


My research interests include:
- Understanding and improving player experience of video games
- Developing and evaluating tools and methods for researching interactive experiences
- Designing and evaluating educational and persuasive interactive media, including video games

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- PhD in Computer Science, University of York
- Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
- PG Cert in Higher Education, Swansea University
- MSc Human-Centred Interactive Technologies, University of York
- BSc Computer Science, University of York


- Lecturer in Computer Science, University of York, 2022 - Present
- Lecturer in Computer Science, City, University of London, 2019-2021
- Research Technician, University of York, 2016-2017
- Tutor (Associate Lecturer), Swansea University, 2016-2018

Departmental and University Roles

  • Outreach Academic Coordinator


Contact details

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

Phone: +44 (0)1904 325500

Office: CSE/242


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