User Experience Research Group

Research Staff: 

Prof Greg Foster
                                       Prof Anthony Maeder
Flinders University, Australia
Visiting Professor & Advisory Member


 User Experience Logo User Experience (UX) focuses on improving the quality of the user’s interaction with and perceptions of a product and any related services. This research group focuses on improving the UX of Information Systems and their associated ICTs. UX design research projects are undertaken in the following areas:

  • Mobile Application
  • Internet of Things
  • Virtual Reality 
  • In-Vehicle Information Systems
  • Web Applications


Health IT consists of a number of technologies that are used to acquire, store, retrieve and use health information to improve patient care. This special interest group aims to improve the UX for health information technologies and focuses mainly on the following areas:

  • mHealth technologies
  • Consumer health technologies
  • Usability of Health IT applications (e.g. EHRs, PHRs etc)
  • Visualisation of health information

Please direct all enquiries to Prof Greg Foster.

The application proceedure for postgraduate studies. 

Research Students:

 ??UX:Nathoo Dina Nathoo
Masters student
Research Area: User interface design of electronic medical records
 ? Oyebode Oridota
Masters student
Research Area: Health behaviour change in mobile fitness apps 
 ? Andrew Cowper
Honours student
Research Area: Usability of in-vehicle information systems
  Yolanda Norongo
Honours student
Research Area: Smartwatch usability
Kate Panton
Honours student
Research Area: Usability of elearning environments
  Phelisa Sidzatane
Honours student
Research Area: Usability of mobile health apps


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