Karl Monsen

ECA, University of Edinburgh

 

PhD Candidate

Karl Monsen is undertaking collaborative software design in the healthcare sector as part of an AHRC Design in Action funded PhD at Edinburgh College of Art, University of Edinburgh. His research involves creating and evaluating smartphone and tablet apps for use by doctors and nurses in transfusion medicine. In the past his research has explored computer interventions for children with autism and geolocative mobile applications for community heritage.

Karl enjoys teaching and has developed college courses spanning digital photography, computer graphics, social media, web design and mobile app development. Karl holds a first class BSc in Information Technology, MSc degrees from the University of Edinburgh in Informatics and in Science and Technology Studies, and a MBA in Entrepreneurship from Queen Margaret University.

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Publications

In Roberts, D (ed) Abstracts of the XXXI Annual Scientific Meeting of the British Blood Transfusion Society, 16-18 October, 2013, […]

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In M Dima, R Coyne, and M Wright (eds) Designing for Audience Engagement, workshop proceedings of NordiCHI 2012, 14-17 October, […]

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2013: Transforming audiences to contributors: A development environment for enabling user-driven innovation in HTML5 apps

Moving Targets Conference. Dundee, 15th – 16th October 2013. Dundee Contemporary Arts Centre.

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Presentation at SHOT Symposium Manchester. 9th July 2014.

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Proceedings of the 2015 ACM SIGCHI Conference on Creativity and Cognition. Pages 255+264. New York, 2015.

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