Profile

Research posts

  • Research Fellow on Smart Money: Precision Data Management for Distributed Ledger enabled Central Bank issued Digital Currencies project at Brunel University London
  • Senior Research Associate: Research into Cyber Security Body of Knowledge at Security Lancaster (InfoLab21) Research Centre and School of Computing and Communications, Lancaster University.
  • 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.

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

Academic publications

  • [Camera ready underway] Rashid, A., Danezis, G., Chivers, H., Lupu, E.,  Martin, A.,  Lewis, M., and Peersman, C. 2018. Scoping the Cyber Security Body of Knowledge. An article in IEEE Security & Privacy magazine.
  • [Camera ready underway] Lewis, M.,  Perry, M., and Louvieris, P., 2018. Designing Smart Money on a Digital Ledger: Central Bank issued Digital Currencies. In Proceedings of the HCI for Blockchain: A CHI 2018 workshop on Studying, Critiquing, Designing and Envisioning Distributed Ledger Technologies workshop at CHI’18, April 21–26, 2018, Montreal, QC, Canada
  • [Camera ready underway] Lewis, M.,  Sturdee, Marquardt, N., and Hoang, T., 2018. SketCHI: Hands-On Special Interest Group on Sketching in HCI. In Proceedings of the CHI’18 Extended Abstracts, April 21–26, 2018, Montreal, QC, Canada
  • [Camera ready underway] Lewis, M.,  Sturdee, M., Marquardt, N., 2018. Applied Sketching in HCI: Hands-on Course of Sketching Techniques. In Proceedings of the CHI’18 Extended Abstracts, April 21–26, 2018, Montreal, QC, Canada
  • Lewis, M.,  Sturdee, M. Alexander, J, Dijk, J.V., Kirkegaard Rasmussen, and Hoang, T. 2017. SketchingDIS: Hand-drawn Sketching in HCI. In Proceedings of the Designing Interactive Systems Conference (DIS’17), June 10-14, 2017, Edinburgh, United Kingdom ACM 978-1-4503-4991-8/17/06.
  • Lewis, M.,  Sturdee, M. 2016. Using sketching to emphasise and elaborate on HCI research. In Proceedings of the NordiCHI’16 is the 9th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction. https://sketchinghci.wordpress.com/.
  • Heath, C., Coles-Kemp, L., Hall, P., Lane, G., Sturdee, M and Lewis, M (2016)
    TresSPASS Toolkit. Royal Holloway, University of London Publications.
  • First Prize Trespass Visualisation Award. 2015. Cyberstalking: It’s about control, not
    only privacy! Border Sessions The Hague. http://www.trespass-project.eu/node/230 winning entry can be viewed: https://twitter.com/trespassproject/status/665136142480769024
  • 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

Sketching in HCI academic workshops, courses, and tutorials

  • Lewis, M.,  Sturdee, M., Marquardt, N., 2018. Applied Sketching in HCI: Hands-on Course of Sketching Techniques. In Proceedings of the CHI’18 Extended Abstracts, April 21–26, 2018, Montreal, QC, Canada
  • Lewis, M.,  Sturdee, M. Alexander, J, Dijk, J.V., Kirkegaard Rasmussen, M., and Hoang, T. 2017. SketchingDIS: Hand-drawn Sketching in HCI. In Proceedings of the Designing Interactive Systems Conference (DIS’17), June 10-14, 2017, Edinburgh, United Kingdom ACM 978-1-4503-4991-8/17/06.
  • Lewis, M.,  Sturdee, M. 2016. Using sketching to emphasise and elaborate on HCI research. In Proceedings of the NordiCHI’16 is the 9th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction. https://sketchinghci.wordpress.com/.
  • Lewis. M. 2016. Doodling and comics as an innovative approach to visualising security risk of internet of things. TresSPASS Summer School 2016, Egham, UK

Sketching in UX interviews

Industry sketching in UX tutorials and workshops

  • UX Scotland. 2018. Participatory Design
  • UX in the city: Manchester. 2018. Sketchnoting UX
  • AfroTech Fest. 2018. Sketchnotes 101
  • UX Oxford. 2017. Sketchnotes 101
  • UX Scotland. 2017. Sketchnotes 101: Sketchnoter’s are the better thinkers.
  • UX In The City: Oxford. 2017. “Sketchnoters are the better thinkers” workshop
  • UX Bristol. 2016. Visual note-taking
  • UX Camp Leeds. 2016. Sketchnoting: to support free and open exchange of complex thoughts, content and user experiences workshop http://2016.nuxcamp.uk/
  • Webcredible Sketchnote Skillswap #2. 2016. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sketchnote-skillswap-tickets-9629436905?aff=eioscfrmshretwtr&ref=eioscfrmshretwtr
  • User-Centred Design Conference. 2015. Sketching to Support Free and Open Exchange of Complex Thoughts, Content and User Experiences. http://2015.ucduk.org/
  • 4th International Visual Methods Conference (IVM ’15). 2015. Seeing What You See: Collecting and Analysing Participatory Design Data.
  • Webcredibe. 2015. Sketchnote Skillswap #1 https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sketchnote-skillswap-tickets-16202289484?ref=ebtnebregn
  • Technical Communication UK 2014 Conference. 2014. Listen, look, imagine, doodle: visual note-taking to support free and open exchange of complex thoughts, opinions and content.

Sketch artist and illustrator:

I have been a sketch artist (incl. sketchnotes, graphic recording, and graphic facilitation) for multiple organisations, agencies, conferences, and events since 2014, some of this cannot be published, however, the following can be identified:

  • Sketch Artist. 2018. ACM CHI workshop on MidAir Haptics for Control Interfaces. Montreal Canada
  • Sketch Artist. 2018. LiveNation. UK, London
  • Sketch Artist. 2018. Cyber Essentials. UK, London
  • Illustration. 2018. The Creative Planner Magazine (Spring Issue) Self Care Challenge Adult Colouring Page https://tcpmag.wordpress.com
  • Sketch artist and Facilitator. 2017. Natural History Museum October Lates.
  • Sketch Artist. 2017. C’M’S’ Tax and Law. UK, London
  • Sketch Artist. 2017.  ACM Interactive Surfaces and Spaces conference. UK, Brigton.
  • Sketch artist. 2017. UNDERstanding West African culture to pRevent cybercrimEs workshop, WMG University of Warwick https://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/wmg/research/csc/research/underware_project/workshop/presentations/‬
  • Sketch Artist. 2016.  ACM CHI workshop on MidAir Haptics. San Jose, USA
  • Sketch Artist. 2017. Harvard Publishings. UK, London
  • Comic Illustration. 2015. First Prize Trespass Visualisation Award. 2015. Cyberstalking: It’s about control, not only privacy! Border Sessions The Hague
  • Illustration. 2015. Blue Star Colouring’s Holiday Parade: A Christmas Adult Colouring Book
  • Illustration. 2014. Mike Rohde’s  The Sketchnote Workbook: Advanced Techniques for Taking Visual Notes You Can Use Anywhere
  • Illustration. 2014. Scott Torrance’s 143 Visuals to Inspire You to Take Action

Additionally, I have a co-sketch artist for the following on-going projects:

  • Founder, organiser, and co-sketch artist. 2017. SketchnoteHangout.com Visual Dictionary (2 issues).
  • Co-founder, co-organiser, and co-sketch artist. 2016 – Present. 365 Icon and sketchnote challenge printables www.gumroad.com/snchallenge (15 issues)

Events:

Talks and presentations:

  • Trespass Visualisation Award (First Prize) “Cyberstalking: it’s 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 and awards:

  • Trespass Visualisation Award (First Prize) “Cyberstalking: it’s about control, not only privacy!” at Border Sessions, The Hague, 2015
  • 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
  • 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
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