Paul Dunphy | Research Associate

Paul Dunphy

I left the Digital Interaction Group in February 2015 to become a User Experience Analyst at Atom Bank

Latest news on my whereabouts and activities can be found on my homepage.

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Associated Projects

  • Guardian Angel
    A concern raised by the older people interviewed during the New Approaches to Banking for the Older Old project was that reduced mobility would lead to difficulty with accessing their money. This led in some cases to people divulging security detai...
    August 30, 2011
  • Digital Originals
    Date: January 2012 - July 2013 Funding: EPSRC: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council. £74,349 (Newcastle) Researchers: Patrick Olivier, Peter Wright, Feng Li (Business School). Collaborators: Mark Blythe (Northumbria Univ...
    August 30, 2011
  • Balance Ticker
    Keeping detailed records of how much money is in an individual bank account and tracking receipts of transactions are highly valued by many older people who carefully manage their finances. However, Modern payment technologies and bank accounts have...
    August 30, 2011
  • Digital Cheque Book
    In the research stage of the “New Approaches to Banking for the Older Old” project, we conducted interviews with people aged eighty and upwards to understand the ways they managed their finances and any struggles they had with aspects of the curre...
    August 30, 2011
  • Secure PIN Reminder
    While meant to increase security, complex PIN and password systems routinely force people to compromise sensitive information. While conducting research for the New Approaches to Banking for the Older Old project, many interviewees said that, though t...
    August 30, 2011
  • Cheque Scanner-Shredder
    Although many older people – and particularly the 'eighty somethings' that took part in the New Approaches to Banking for the Older Old project – rely on the traditional cheque as a means for making payments, they are equally aware that cheques a...
    August 30, 2011
  • Community Cheque Clearing
    Cheques are important as a means of payment for many people, particularly the older old, as they allow them to track their expenditure, to send payments over distances without using digital technologies, and are often more safe and secure by older peo...
    August 30, 2011
  • New Approaches to Banking for the Older Old
    Although there are more people aged eighty and over in the UK than ever before, current banking systems fail to cater to them. It is now almost impossible to opt out of having a bank account, using a chip and pin, and transferring money digitally—thi...
    August 30, 2011
  • SiDE: Social Inclusion through the Digital Economy
    SiDE is an interdisciplinary research project aimed at realising the potential for digital technologies to transform the lives of people who are socially excluded. Poor health, disability, family breakdown, poverty and unemployment are just some of the...
    August 30, 2011
  • Graphical Passwords
    Alphanumeric passwords are a prevalent form of user authentication, and many people must remember several passwords in their day-to-day lives. Often, these passwords must fulfil specific requirements: for example, they must be a certain length or conta...
    August 30, 2011
  • AMUC: Associated motion capture user categories
    Performing arts use motion-capture tools for activities ranging from live productions to creative screen-bound works, choreographic notation and archiving. These activities have shaped original interdisciplinary platforms, combining artistic perfor...
    August 30, 2011
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