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  • Course Leader - MSc Interaction Design

Personal Web Page:



  • Stelmaszewska, H., Fields, B., & Blandford, A. (2004), Conceptualising user hedonic experience. In Proc. ECCE 2004 (in press).
  • Wright, P., Fields, R., and Harrison, M., (2000), Analyzing Human-Computer Interaction as Distributed Cognition: the Resources Model, Human Computer Interaction Journal 15(1):1-42.
  • Wright, P., Dearden, A., and Fields, R., (2000), Function Allocation: a Perspective From Studies of Work Practice, International Journal on Human-Computer Studies. 52(2):335-355.
  • Fields, R., and Wright, P., (2000), Understanding Work and Designing Artefacts: Editorial, International Journal on Human-Computer Studies. 53(1):1-4.
  • Fields, R., Patern√≤, F., Santoro, C., and Tahmassebi, S., (1999), Comparing Design Options for Allocating Communication Media in Cooperative Safety-Critical Contexts: a Method and a Case Study, ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction. 6(4): 370-398.


  • CMT3082 - Developing Enterprise Systems (Module Leader)
His research in HCI focuses mainly on the distributed cognition approaches to understanding human-machine collaboration, and the application of such approaches to the design and evaluation of interactive technology in areas as diverse as digital libraries and aircraft flight decks.

Research Supervision:

Director of Studies

  • George Buchanan: User Tools for Digital Libraries (PhD awarded 2004)
  • Veronica Davis Perkins: Imaging the past: methodologies, effects, and issues arising from digitising historic photograph collections
  • John Salisbury: What constitutes an engaging interactive experience?
  • Nallini Selvaraj: Collaborative Decision Making in Complex Safety Critical Systems: A Common Information Space Approach
  • Hanna Stelmasewska: New usability: evaluating user experience

Second Supervisor

  • Jainaba Jagne: Integrating cultural and social factors of the shopping metaphor, in the context of indigenous users, into eCommerce interface design
  • Ming Nie: Cultural issues in IT project management
  • Saif ur Rehman: Virtual reality laparoscopic surgery simulations