Journal Membership and Reviewing:


2016: Guest Editor, Journal of Assistive Technologies, ‘Designing Assistive Technology: Engaging and involving users and participants in the process and outcomes of research’ (details here)

2014: Session Chair for ITAG 2014. Strand: Games, Apps and Artificial Reality for Health, (covering 6 presentations).

2014-date: Editorial Board Member, Journal of Assistive Technologies.

2013-date: Member of International Programme Committee for ITAG. Interactive Technologies and Games. The ITAG conference is about breaking down barriers and using modern technology to help people overcome physical, psychological and/or social issues, website:

2009-date: Program Committee Member and Referee. ICS HEA (Info. and Computer Science).

2012: Scientific Committee Member and Journal Article Reviewer: SLACTIONS 2012 (Irish Chapter Chair 2012).

2014-date: Article Editor for Sage Open Access Journal (Social Science Journals).

2011-date: Article Peer Reviewer: Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders (JADD); Journal of Virtual Worlds Research. (JVWR); Journal of Assistive Technologies (JAT); The Journal of Open and Distance Learning (JODL), among others.

2012: European Project (FP7) Evaluator: Bangor University Virtual Reality project.




Recent CV


University of the West of England, Frenchay Campus, Coldharbour Lane, Bristol. BS16 1QY


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