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Research interests

my google scholar page: https://scholar.google.co.uk/citations?user=e74-YdEAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao

For my research group and projects please see here: http://ittgroup.org/

My research area is human‐computer interaction (HCI) – that is, the study and subsequent improvement of human interaction with technology and the development and evaluation of novel interactive technologies. My research has recently been focused on health and mobile HCI (see Uzor and Baillie, 2012, Ayoade and Baillie, 2014, Micalleff and Baillie, 2016). Another strand of my mobile HCI research is that of new usable security solutions for mobile technologies to enable people to interact with their mobile devices in a more trustworthy (secure) but still usable way (Kayacik et al. 2014, Micaleff et al 2015), and I am working with Microsoft Research on this topic.

I have a strong track record over 15 years in research management and leadership at a senior level in two countries (Austria and UK). I am currently the Director of the Interactive and Trustworthy Technologies (ITT) Group. I have been successful in being awarded funding of over £5M as a Principal Investigator and over £15m as a co-investigator. I have been funded by funders from prestigious research councils (MRC/EPSRC, FFG), international companies (Orange, Telecom Austria, Alcatel-Lucent, Siemens, Microsoft), charities (Heritage Lottery Fund, CHSS, Paths to Health, Calman), and Governments (local, national and EU). I have over 100 peer reviewed high level publications. 



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Rehabilitation Medicine & Life Sciences
Exercise Medicine & Life Sciences
Knee Replacement Arthroplasties Medicine & Life Sciences
Sensory Feedback Medicine & Life Sciences
Software Medicine & Life Sciences
Randomized Controlled Trials Medicine & Life Sciences
Exercise Therapy Medicine & Life Sciences
Software Design Medicine & Life Sciences

Co Author Network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.

Research Output 2003 2018

  • 48 Conference contribution
  • 16 Article
  • 4 Editorial
  • 1 Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Adoption of Stroke Rehabilitation Technologies by the User Community: Qualitative Study

Kerr, A., Smith, M., Reid, L. & Baillie, L., 17 Aug 2018, In : JMIR Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies. 5, 2, e15

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Stroke Rehabilitation
Information retrieval

Exploring the key design functions of an overactive bladder application

Salai, A-M. & Baillie, L., Sep 2018, Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services. ACM, p. 229-236 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Mobile phones
Patient rehabilitation

How can we transition from lab to the real world with our HCI and HRI setups?

Dondrup, C., Baillie, L., Lohan, K. S. & Broz, F., 19 Jun 2018, (Accepted/In press) The 4th Workshop on Public Space Human-Robot Interaction: MobileHRI: Mobile human-robot interaction.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Human computer interaction
Large scale systems
Network protocols

Inclusively designing IDA: effectively communicating falls risk to stakeholders

Uzor, S., Baillie, L., Htun, N. N. & Smit, P., 2018, Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services. ACM, 28

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

health care


Spirit of Heriot-Watt Awards 2017, Outward Looking

David Michael Lane (Recipient), Katrin Solveig Lohan (Recipient), Patricia A. Vargas (Recipient), Helen Hastie (Recipient), Frank Broz (Recipient), Sethu Vijayakumar (Recipient), Michael Hermann (Recipient), Mary Ellen Foster (Recipient), Sabine Hauert (Recipient), Micael S. Couceiro (Recipient), Lynne Baillie (Recipient), Mustafa Suphi Erden (Recipient), Iain James McEwen (Recipient), Alistair Campbell McConnell (Recipient), Robert Goodfellow (Recipient), Mauro Dragone (Recipient), Fulvio Mastrogiovanni (Recipient), Christian Dondrup (Recipient), Mei Yii Lim (Recipient), Sarah Anne Murphy (Recipient), Marta Vallejo (Recipient), Siobhan Duncan (Recipient) & Mohd Khairul Azmi Hassan (Recipient), 1 Jul 2017

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)