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Paul Doney


Paul Doney
Contact Details
Paul Doney

Head of Subject

School of Computing, Creative Technologies & Engineering

0113 81 23713 P.Doney@leedsbeckett.ac.uk

About Paul Doney

Paul is a Principal Lecturer and has 20 years of experience working in HE. He has taken on many leadership roles and currently leads on enterprise and employability. Paul is an active researcher with interest in persuasive technology.

Paul has long experience of HE and has taken on numerous leadership roles, including course leadership and the role of Subject Group Leader. He oversaw the expansion of the computing curriculum from a single course to a portfolio that included the emerging specialist areas of Computer Forensics and Security.

Paul has recently turned his attention to building a stronger research profile and is currently enrolled on a part time research degree. Working with colleagues under the banner of 'Assistive Technologies' Paul has started to investigate ways in which Persuasive Technology can be applied to systems promoting behaviour change in a more effective manner.

Current Teaching

  • Team Project
  • Production Project
  • Internet Systems Development
  • Advanced Internet Development

Research Interests

Paul has an interest in HCI issues and in particular applying a user centred approach to the development of digital tools. He is currently registered on a PhD and investigating the use of persuasive technology as applied to systems promoting positive behaviour change. This work is in the context of weight management.

Paul is exploring methods for generating new insights to well established areas of study and is exploring the use of a Design Thinking approach to generating these new insights.

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