World leading HCI and Ubiquitous Computing research group based at Newcastle University.
Transforming lives with technology research.
Open Lab is one of the top ranked institutions at the ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, the premier international conference of Human-Computer Interaction.
We embody the spirit of interdisciplinary research, many of our researchers have backgrounds in healthcare, community arts, urban planning, education, psychology and more.
Our latest research
We analysed over 10,000 people using our DiGGAN framework, outperforming state-of-the-art algorithms significantly on various cross-view gait identification scenarios.
How can media capture enhance the lives of both people living with dementia and their families?
Looking at the design considerations for developing a digital directory for domestic violence services in the North of England.