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Prof. Richard Picking

Professor of Human-Computer Interaction

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Prof. Richard Picking

Room: B122


+44 (0) 1978 293066


Richard Picking is Reader in Human-Computer Interaction and is also Director of ARCLAb at Wrexham Glyndwr University. He completed his PhD thesis in 1996 in interactive hypermedia and multimedia design, under the supervision of Professor Cliff McKnight at Loughborough University.

He specializes in user interface design and evaluation for assisted living, and was the lead designer and technical manager for the FP6 EU-funded programme: “Easyline+: Low Cost Advanced White Goods for a Longer Independent Life of Elderly People”.

He has extensive experience in both academia and industry, and has worked as a user interface design expert on many projects in a wide range of industries, such as engineering, logistics, security, production control, healthcare, and e-commerce.

He is currently Chair of the British Computer Society Health Wales member group.

PhD, Interactive hypermedia and multimedia design, Loughborough University


user interface design and evaluation for assisted living