Projects per year
Key research interests
Human Computer Interaction and Information Behaviour.
Emma is currently a Research Associate on the EPRC funded project "Cumulative Revelations in Personal Data"
Emma is a member of the Strathclyde iSchool Research Group (SISRG) at CIS. https://www.strath.ac.uk/research/subjects/computerinformationscience/strathclydeischoolresearchgroup/
Emma's research interests include Information Behaviour, Human Computer Interaction and Co-design. Her research experience encompasses empirical work with populations such as primary school children, young people, older adults, young mothers and educators.
Emma is author or co-author of 40+ refereed publications and has presented her findings to a variety of audiences, including at international conferences and workshops, NHS and Scottish Government events and to the general public at events such as Engage with Strathclyde. She has co-organised workshops at the MobileHCI and Interaction Design for children conferences.
Emma has a keen interest in mental health and wellbeing. She is a highly experienced mentor having supported many students over a decade or more via the University of Strathclyde’s Disability and Wellbeing Service. She was a facilitator of the university's Everyday Meditation drop-in sessions since their establishment in 2015.
- Human Computer Interaction
- Information behaviour
- Children and Technology
- Older Adults
- Mobile Communications
- Information seeking behaviour
- computer science
- Participatory Methods
- User-centred design
- user experience
- Mental health
- Young People
- Digital health
1/09/13 → 30/11/15
Developing health information literacy in disadvantaged and dependent circumstances: the everyday role of Family NursesBuchanan, S. & Nicol, E., 24 Sep 2018. 11 p.
Research output: Contribution to conference › PaperOpen AccessFile14 Downloads (Pure)
Developing health information literacy in disengaged at-risk populations: insights to inform interventionsBuchanan, S. & Nicol, E., 17 Sep 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Documentation.
Research output: Contribution to journal › ArticleOpen AccessFile14 Downloads (Pure)
Nicol, E., 19 Sep 2019
Supervisor: Landoni, M. (Supervisor) & Ruthven, I. (Supervisor)
Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis
Yazeed Ahmed A Alkhurayyif (Recipient), Rafig H Guma Almaghairbe (Recipient), Aydin Kheirbakhsh Abadi (Recipient), Lauren Smith (Recipient), Steven Davies (Recipient), Catherine Foster (Recipient), Nicol, Emma (Recipient), Goodfellow, Martin (Recipient), Canning, Cheryl (Recipient) & Gibson, Ryan Colin (Recipient), 2018
Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)File