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Dr Daniel Gooch

Profile summary

  • Central Academic Staff
  • Lecturer in Computing & Communications
  • Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
  • School of Computing & Communications
  • daniel.gooch

Professional biography

I am principally a human-computer interaction (HCI) researcher. My research interests are motivated by wanting to understand how we can best design technology to fit within, and where necessary change, peoples practices and behaviour. The work I do is interdisciplinary cutting across computer science, psychology, information science, design and education.

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Supporting urban change: using a MOOC to facilitate attitudinal learning and participation in smart cities (2019-02)
Hudson, Lorraine; Wolff, Annika; Gooch, Daniel; van der Linden, Janet; Kortuem, Gerd; Petre, Marian; ten Veen, Rianne and O'Connor-Gotra, Sinead
Computers & Education, 129 (pp. 37-47)
The benefits and challenges of using crowdfunding to facilitate community-led projects in the context of digital civics (2019)
Gooch, Daniel; Kelly, Ryan; Stiver, Alexandra; van der Linden, Janet; Petre, Marian; Richards, Michael; Klis-Davies, Anna; MacKinnon, Jessica; Macpherson, Robbie and Walton, Clare
International Journal of Human-Computer Studies ((In press))
“It’s More Like a Letter”: An Exploration of Mediated Conversational Effort in Message Builder (2018-11-08)
Kelly, Ryan; Gooch, Daniel and Watts, Leon
Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction, 2, Article 87(CSCW)
Amplifying Quiet Voices: Challenges and Opportunities for Participatory Design at an Urban Scale (2018-02-24)
Gooch, Daniel; Barker, Matthew; Hudson, Lorraine; Kelly, Ryan; Kortuem, Gerd; van der Linden, Janet; Petre, Marian; Brown, Rebecca; Klis-Davies, Anna; Forbes, Hannah; MacKinnon, Jessica; Macpherson, Robbie and Walton, Clare
ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction (TOCHI), 25, Article 2(1)
Digital games-based learning for children with dyslexia: A social constructivist perspective on engagement and learning during group game-play (2017-11-30)
Vasalou, Asimina; Khaled, Rilla; Holmes, Wayne and Gooch, Daniel
Computers & Education, 114 (pp. 175-192)
Creating an Understanding of Data Literacy for a Data-driven Society (2016-08-09)
Wolff, Annika; Gooch, Daniel; Cavero Montaner, Jose J.; Rashid, Umar and Kortuem, Gerd
Journal of Community Informatics, 12(3) (pp. 9-26)
Engaging with the Smart City Through Urban Data Games (2017-01-01)
Wolff, Annika; Valdez Juarez, Alan; Barker, Matthew; Potter, Stephen; Gooch, Daniel; Giles, Emilie and Miles, John
In: Nijholt, Anton ed. Playable Cities: The City as a Digital Playground. Gaming Media and Social Effects (1) (pp. 47-66)
Publisher : Springer
50 Shades of Green and Brown: Comparing Grid Carbon Intensity with Consumption for Households with PV Generation and Battery Storage (2019-03-21)
Chowdhury, Niaz; Price, Blaine; Smith, Andrew; Gooch, Daniel and van der Linden, Janet
In : 2018 IEEE Conference on Technologies for Sustainability (SusTech) (11-13 Nov . 2018, Long Beach, CA, USA)
A Sensor Platform for Non-invasive Remote Monitoring of Older Adults in Real Time (2019)
Bennasar, Mohamed; Mccormick, Ciaran; Price, Blaine; Gooch, Daniel; Stuart, Avelie; Mehta, Vikram; Clare, Linda; Bennaceur, Amel; Cohen, Jessica; Bandara, Arosha; Levine, Mark and Nuseibeh, Bashar
In : Innovation in Medicine and Healthcare Systems, and Multimedia (Jun 2019) (pp. 125-135)
Designing for Reflection on Sender Effort in Close Personal Communication (2018-12-05)
Kelly, Ryan; Gooch, Daniel and Watts, Leon
In : OzCHI '18: 30th Australian Conference on Computer-Human Interaction (4-7 Dec 2018, Melbourne, VIC, Australia) (pp. 314-325)
Mining a MOOC to examine international views of the “Smart City” (2018-06-28)
Gooch, Daniel; Hudson, Lorraine; Barker, Matthew; Wolff, Annika and Petre, Marian
In : Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE First International Conference on Smart City Innovations (SCI 2017) (4-8 Aug 2017, California, USA)
Demanding by Design: Supporting Effortful Communication Practices in Close Personal Relationships (2017)
Kelly, Ryan; Gooch, Daniel; Patil, Bhagyashree and Watts, Leon
In : Proceedings of the 2017 ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing - CSCW '17 (2017) (pp. 70-83)
Using Gamification to Motivate Students with Dyslexia (2016-05-12)
Gooch, Daniel; Vasalou, Asimina; Benton, Laura and Khaled, Rilla
In : CHI 2016 (7-12 May 2016, San Jose)
Creating sustainability through Smart City Projects (2016-05-07)
Gooch, Daniel and Kortuem, Gerd
In : Workshop on Design patterns, principles, and strategies for Sustainable HCI. Hosted at the 2016 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2016) (7-8 May 2016, San Jose)
Season's Greetings: An Analysis of Christmas Card Use (2016-05)
Gooch, Daniel and Kelly, Ryan
In : Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI EA '16 (7-12 May 2016, San Jose, CA, USA) (pp. 2105-2111)
Data Literacy to Support Human-centred Machine Learning (2016)
Wolff, Annika; Gooch, Daniel and Kortuem, Gerd
In : CHI 2016 (7-12 May 2016, San Jose California, USA)
DevOps for the Urban IoT (2016)
Moore, John; Kortuem, Gerd; Smith, Andrew; Chowdhury, Niaz; Cavero, Jose and Gooch, Daniel
In : 2nd EAI International Conference on IoT in Urban Space (Urb-IoT '16) (24-25 May 2016, Tokyo) (pp. 78-81)
Reimagining the role of citizens in Smart City projects (2015-09-07)
Gooch, Daniel; Wolff, Annika; Kortuem, Gerd and Brown, Rebecca
In : First International Workshop on Smart Cities: People, Technology and Data (07 Sep 2015, Osaka) (pp. 1587-1594)
Removing barriers for citizen participation to urban innovation (2015-06)
Wolff, Annika; Gooch, Daniel; Mir, Umar; Cavero, Jose and Kortuem, Gerd
In : Digital Cities 9 (27 Jun 2015, Limerick)
Diversity for design: a framework for involving neurodiverse children in the technology design process (2014-04-26)
Benton, Laura; Vasalou, Asimina; Khaled, Rilla; Johnson, Hilary and Gooch, Daniel
In : Proceedings of ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI) (26 Apr - 01 May 2014, Toronto, Canada) (pp. 3747-3756)