Research & Related Staff

Dr Florian Block
Research Fellow, Digital Creativity Labs

Email: florian.block@york.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)1904 325458 
Room: RCH/222

Enabling the general public to interact with real-world data through the use of novel interactive technology and visualization techniques. Utilizing interactive technology, data visualizations and games for scientific outreach, digital civics and citizen science. 

Dr Shauna Concannon
Research Associate in Data-Driven Video Stories
February 2018 - January 2019

Email: shauna.concannon@york.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)1904 325299 
Room: RCH/003A

'Perspective Media: Personalised Video Storytelling for Data Engagement' funded by EPSRC.

Dr Sebastian Deterding 
Reader/Senior Research Fellow, Digital Creativity Labs

Email: sebastian.deterding@york.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)1904 325259 
Room: RCH/222

Motivational and engagement design; persuasive design and games; gameful and playful design; creative AI; games and play in culture.

Dr Laura Mayne 
Post Doctoral Research Associate
January 2014 - June 2018

Email: laura.mayne@york.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)1904 325292 
Room: TFTV/108a  

Postdoctoral research associate on the AHRC-funded project Transformation and tradition in sixties British cinema: production cultures, cross media relations and national branding. Responsible for assisting the Principal Investigator Duncan Petrie in conducting research for the project.  

Dr Davy Smith
Research Associate in Digital Creativity Labs
November 2016 - December 2018

Email: davy.smith@york.ac.uk
Room: RCH/222

Non-linear and interactive narrative in broadcast media. Digital storytelling. Transmedia storytelling. Alternative, mixed and virtual realities. Interactive media and art. Interdisciplinary research into curiosity as a creative and exploratory process from both design centred and formal, algorithmic, viewpoints. Computational curiosity.