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Research posts:

  • Post-Doctoral Research Assistant on Cyber Security Cartographies (CySeCa) Project (Art and Design) in Information Security Group at Royal Holloway, University of London
  • Research Assistant in Usability. Project: Smart Research Framework (SRF): Cloud-based Collaborative Notebook system, University of Southampton. February 2012 to June 2012

Education:

  • PhD in Human-Computer Interaction (2012) “Cerebral palsy, online social networks and change”, City University London. [Online PDF] http://openaccess.city.ac.uk/3011/
  • MSc by Research and Dissertation (2008) “The evaluation of different on-line design technologies that demonstrate within-website or web application advertising: the case study of an academic integrity quiz”, Kingston University London. [Online PDF] http://eprints.kingston.ac.uk/20764/
  • First, 1.0, BSc Hons (2006) “Computer Information Systems Design (Multimedia Information Systems”, Kingston University London

Publications:

  • Coles-Kemp, L., Zugenmaier, A., and Lewis. M (2014) Watching You Watching Me: The Art of Playing the Panopticon. Digital Enlightenment Yearbook 2014. pp. 147 – 162 http://ebooks.iospress.nl/publication/38139
  • Lewis. M, Coles-Kemp, L. (2014) A Tactile Visual Library To Support User Experience Storytelling. NordDesign2014[Online PDF] https://www.academia.edu/9283817/A_Tactile_Visual_Library_To_Support_User_Experience_Storytelling
  • Lewis. M, Coles-Kemp, L. (2014) I’ve Got Something To Say: The Use Of Animation To Create A Meta-Story About Professional Identity. Extended Abstract for Workshop StoryStorm: A Collaborative Exchange of Methods for Storytelling at DIS’14 Designing Interactive Systems, Vancouver, Canada. [Online PDF] https://sites.google.com/site/wearestorystorm/lewis
  • Lewis. M, Coles-Kemp, L. (2014) Who Says Personas Can’t Dance? The Use Of Comic Strips To Design Information Security Personas. Extended Abstract at CHI’14 Human Factors in Computing Systems, Toronto, Canada [Online PDF] http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=2581323
  • Lewis. M, Coles-Kemp, L. (2014) Are You Feeling It? The Use Of Comic Strips To Encourage Empathy in Design. Extended Abstract for Workshop on Enabling Empathy in Health and Care: Design Methods and Challenges at CHI’14 Human Factors in Computing Systems, Toronto, Canada. [Online PDF] http://di.ncl.ac.uk/empathy/workshop-papers/
  • Lewis. M, Coles-Kemp, L. Siganto, J. (2014) Picture This: Tools To Help Community Storytelling. Extended Abstract for Workshop Tactile User Experience Evaluation Methods Extended Abstract at CHI’14 Human Factors in Computing Systems, Toronto, Canada. [Online PDF] https://www.academia.edu/9283678/Picture_This_Tools_To_Help_Community_Storytelling
  • Lewis. M, G. Buchanan, S.Wilson (2012) A five stage process for online social network change. Poster Paper at ACM conference on Designing Interactive Systems (DIS’12), Newcastle, UK. [Online] http://www.dis2012.org/dis-program.pdf
  • Lewis. M (2010) Cerebral palsy and online social networks. The 12th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility, Orlando, USA [Online PDF] http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1878852
  • Colbert. M, Lewis. M, Chattratichart. J, Edwards. N (2008) Persuading users to perform follow-on tasks – an initial case study. ECCE 2008 Annual Conference of European Association of Cognitive Ergonomics, Madeira, Portugal. [Online PDF] http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1473056

Tutorials:

  • NordiCHI’16 is the 9th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, T7: Half day (afternoon), Using sketching to emphasise and elaborate on HCI research https://sketchinghci.wordpress.com/

Workshops:

Events:

Presentations:

  • Trespass Visualisation Award (First Prize) at titled “Cyberstalking: its about control, not only privacy!” at Border Sessions The Hague, 2015 http://www.trespass-project.eu/node/230 winning entry can be viewed: https://twitter.com/trespassproject/status/665136142480769024
  • The 27th Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference (CSUN’12), San Diego, USA. Authors: M. Lewis “aOSN-cp model to assist social media change”
  • Technical Communication UK 2012 Conference (TCUK’12), Newcastle, UK “A five-stage process for social media change”
  • E-Access’12 Technology for All Conference, London, UK Closing plenary “Cloud, mobile and consumerisation: a problem explodes”
  • The ACM conference on Designing Interactive Systems (DIS’12), Newcastle, UK “A five-stage process for online social network change”
  • HCID’12 “The unforeseen effects of changing your website on people with disabilities”- https://www.eventbrite.com/event/2882809561?nomo=1
  • CSUN’12 – “aOSN-cp model to assist social media change”
  • Web Accessibility Meetup – “Developing a 5-stage process for online social network change, focus on users with cerebral palsy” – http://a11yldnmeetup2.eventbrite.co.uk/?ebtv=C
  • London Web Standards – “Mapping #NewTwitter change approach”
  • E-Access’11 Conference – Technology for All – “The unforeseen effects of changing your website on people with disabilities”
  • Accessibility Hack Days – “How people with cerebral palsy use online social networks”
  • London Lightning UX – “Enhancing the general inductive approach using personas”
  • City University London (Centre for HCI Design) Open Day – “The affects of changing social networks on people with disabilities”
  • The 12th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility, Orlando, USA.Author: M Lewis “cerebral palsy and online social networks” poster session – https://makaylalewis.wordpress.com/2010/10/22/experiencing-online-social-networks-with-cerebralpalsy-at-assets10/
  • Web Accessibility London 2010 – a11yLDN – “online communication and users with motor impairments” – http://a11yldn.org.uk/2010/09/presentation-and-workshop-blurbs.html
  • E-Access’10 Conference – Technology for All – Chair of round table session “Are online social networks accessible to users with motor disabilities?”. URL: Version: http://www.headstar.com/eablive/?p=468
  • Research² PhD Forum – Research Methods in Information Science, Loughborough University – co-workshop presenter “approaches to dealing with data overload”
  • City University London Centre for HCI Design MPhil/PhD transfer seminar “Technology use in the CP community”
  • Women in Computing Research 2010 London Hopper Colloquium “Cerebral palsy and online social networks”
  • City University London ‘inclusive design’ guest lecture “Cerebral palsy and online social networks”
  • University of Sussex 11thHuman-Centred Technology Postgraduate Workshop “The analysis of online social network services to include users with cerebral palsy”
  • British Computing Society 1stAnnual Doctoral Consortium on Computer Science and Informatics “The relationship between physically disabled individuals and online social networks”
  • City University London Centre for HCI Design Seminar “Computer-mediated communication (non) usage within the cerebral palsy community”
  • Kensington and Chelsea Disability Youth Forum “Examination of online social network services to further include users with physical disabilities: cerebral palsy?”
  • Oxford Internet Institute Information and Web Science Doctoral Workshop “How can physically disabled on-line communication users, especially those with cerebral palsy, be further included in social network services?”
  • Kensington and Chelsea Action Disability Youth Project “The analyses of online social network services to further include users with physical disabilities: cerebral palsy.”
  • Accessibility 2.0 –Million Flowers Bloom Conference “Makayla Lewis on Social Networking for people with Cerebral Palsy – Better inclusion for users with Cerebral Palsy in Social Networks, is this necessary?” URL: http://www.abilitynet.org.uk/accessibility2/2009/09/17/makayla-lewis-on-social-networking-for-people-with-cerebal-palsy/

Achievements & Awards:

  • Trespass Visualisation Award (First Prize) at titled “Cyberstalking: its about control, not only privacy!” at Border Sessions The Hague, 2015 http://www.trespass-project.eu/node/230 winning entry can be viewed: https://twitter.com/trespassproject/status/665136142480769024
  • Council for the Advancement of Communication with Deaf People (CACDP) in British Sign Language for Level 1 and Level 2 certification
  • ACM SIGACCESS Scholarship to attend ASSETS’10 Conference on Computers and Accessibility
  • Lead organiser of Web Accessibility London 2010 and 2011 (a11yLDN) – http://a11yldn.org.uk/
  • Women in Computing Research London Hopper Colloquium, 2nd prize for poster session, 2010
  • Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea Apollo Awards, runner up prize for volunteer individual award (17 to 25 years), 2009
  • London Development Agency Innovation Placement Certificate, 2008
  • Kingston University London Faculty Prize for best information systems student, 2006
  • London Borough of Camden Good Citizen of the Year Award, 2003
  • UK Millennium Volunteers Award 600 Hours, 2003
  • UK Silver Duke of Edinburgh Award, 2002