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User Experience at Dundee

Welcome to the website for UX'd. We are based in the Queen Mother Building at the University of Dundee. Members of this group are involved in supervising research students, teaching on a number of UX based modules and courses, and collaborating on a number of interdisciplinary research projects.

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Accessible Reality

Understanding developer perceptions of accessibility and how this leads to the creation of accessible products

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BrightLights is a game that collects screen-content-contrast data in-the-wild that will enable us to develop new SVI-pertinent contrast ratio recommendations.

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Emoji Accessiblity

Emoji are prevalent within communication, however the accessibility challenges they introduce are not well understood. We have investigated how visually impaired people use and experience emoji and recommend ways to make them more accessible in the future.

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Technology in Escape Rooms

Investigating the use and accessibility of technology in Escape Roms

What do we do?

We are engaged in carrying out User Experience research that examines peoples interaction with technology. We regurarly carry out design research and facilitate user centered design (UCD) evaluations of products and services. We are keen believers in UCD and our approach to research includes methods such as user stories, collaborative wireframing, and user experience design.

Upcoming Events

After a very successful 2019, we have had a busy start to 2020 and are presenting work at a number of conferences. Check out the image links below or the Events Page for more information.

UX Scotland 2019 Logo CHI 2020 Logo

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