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Dr. Lorna McKnight

Lecturer in Computing

C&T Building, CM220

+44 (0) 1772 89 3281

lmcknight2@uclan.ac.uk

Lorna is a lecturer in Computing. Her research interests lie mainly in the field of Human-Computer Interaction, including Child-Computer Interaction, assistive technologies, educational technologies and designing in virtual environments.

Lorna is research active in ChiCI

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Lorna worked as a research assistant with the ChiCI research group at UCLan from 2009-2011, after which she worked as a researcher at the University of Oxford and a lecturer at the University of Bolton, before returning to UCLan in 2015 as a lecturer in Computing. Working again with the ChiCI Group, her research interests lie mainly in the field of Human-Computer Interaction, including Child-Computer Interaction, assistive technologies, educational technologies and designing in virtual environments.

Qualifications:

  • PhD Computing and Psychology, Lancaster University, 2009. (Title: Exploring Creativity: the impact of virtual environments on the creative process)
  • MRes Design and Evaluation of Advanced Interactive Systems, Lancaster University, 2004.
  • BSc (Hons) Computer Science, Lancaster University, 2003.