Name:

Steve Love

Job Title:

Senior Researcher, School of Simulation and Visualisation

Department:

School of Simulation and Visualisation

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Steve Love

Steve Love has led research projects investigating how individual differences (e.g. personality, cognitive ability) affect young people’s perception and use of mobile digital services and applications. In addition, he has worked on projects related to e-learning for adult learners returning to education and schoolchildrens’ use of mobile technology. He has published his work in international journals such as the International Journal of Human-Computer Studies and Computers in Human Behaviour and at international conferences such as CHI as well as being the author and editor of books such as Understanding Mobile Human-Computer Interaction and The Handbook of Mobile Technology Research Methods.


Editorial Work (External Profile)

Member of the editorial board for the International Journal of Technology-Human Interaction (2009-ongoing)
Reviewer for several leading international journals including the International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, Transaction on Computer-Human Interaction, Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, Computers in Human Behaviour, Interacting with Computers, British Journal of Educational Technology (2005 – ongoing)
Co-editor for special issue of the Online Information Review on “Individual Differences in Mobile Information Seeking” (2010)
Co-editor for special issue of the International Journal of Technology-Human Interaction on “Usability and Software Development Methodologies in Scandinavia” (2009)
Editor for two special issues of the journal Computers and Information Technology (2005)
Reviewer of papers for highly respected conferences in the HCI field such as CHI and CSCW, British HCI, European Conference on Cognitive Ergonomics (2003-ongoing)
Reviewer of new book proposals for MIT Press (2005)
Reviewer of grant proposals in mobile technology design and evaluation for Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) (2013, 2011)
Rapporteur for completed research projects in my area of expertise for Economic and Social Science Research Council (ESRC) (2009)
Academic reviewer for information and communication technologies course offered by the London School of Economics. (2004)
Conference Organisation (External Profile)

Chair of Alt-HCI 28th British International Conference in HCI, Southport, September 2014
Programme committee member Advanced Visual Interfaces Conference , Como , Italy May 2014
General-Chair 27th British International Human-Computer Interaction Conference Brunel University London September 2013
Programme committee member European Conference on Cognitive Ergonomics Toulouse August 2013
Chair of Doctoral Consortium for the British International Human-Computer Interaction Conference, University of Birmingham September 2012
Chair of short papers for the British Human-Computer Interaction Conference, Northumbria University 2011
Programme committee member European Conference on Cognitive Ergonomics, Rostock, Germany 2011
Programme committee member Human Factors and Computational Models of Negotiation (HuCom) conference, Delft June 2010
Programme committee member Human Factors and Computational Models of Negotiation (HuCom) conference, Delft December 2008
Chair of Doctoral Consortium for European Conference on Cognitive Ergonomics, London, August 2007
Co-organiser for a workshop entitled “Privacy, Trust and Identity Issues for Ambient Intelligence” at Pervasive Computing, Dublin, May 2006
Co-organiser for a panel discussion entitled “Ambient Intelligence: Does Private mean Public?” at the British HCI Conference, Napier University, Edinburgh, September 2005
Co-organiser for an International Symposium on Undisciplined Spaces: Crossing Cultures with Mobile Technology, Keio University, Tokyo November 2005.
Member of organising committee for CSCW (Computer Supported Collaborative Work), New Orleans July 2002.
Research area(s)
The impact of individual differences (such as personality, cognitive ability) on users’ perception of the usability of mobile digital service and applications.
The impact of mobile technology on young people’s behaviour and the implications of this on digital learning from both a pedagogic and usability perspective.