Róisín McNaney is a Speech and Language therapist by background. She studied her BSc in Speech and Language sciences at Newcastle University where she remained to continue a career in academic research.
Patrick leads the Connected Home & Community activity on SiDE.
Cassim holds a PhD in Electronic Engineering and has specific expertise in embedded computing and control.
Karim holds a PhD from Loughborough University and has a diverse background in electrical, digital and mechanical systems.
I'm currently working as a Senior Research Associate at Newcastle University, for SiDE. Current work includes exploring the potential of photography at school to support children with additional needs in interpersonal communication, and how the design of photographic equipment could enhance this.
My research interests centre around usable privacy and security mechanisms & with particular focus on security, usability, deployability and user experience.
Anja Thieme is a PhD student supervised by Thomas Meyer (Institute of Neuroscience), Patrick Olivier (Computing Science) and Peter Wright (Computing Science).
Sebastian is a PhD student funded by SiDE to research multi-modal activity recognition within the Connected Home and Community activity.
Thomas is an expert and post-doctoral researcher in machine learning and applied statistical pattern recognition.
Nils is a PhD student funded by the Newcastle University's School of Computing Science to work within SiDE's Connected Community activity.