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Dr Oussama Metatla

Dr Oussama Metatla

Dr Oussama Metatla
BSc, MSc, PhD

Senior Lecturer

Area of research

Multisensory Human-Computer Interaction, Co-design, Inclusive Technologies, Crossmodality

Office 3.23
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Research summary

I am an EPSRC Research Fellow and Principle Investigator on the project Crossmodal Interactive Tools for Inclusive Learning, which investigates the design of technology that can improve the inclusion of visually impaired children in mainstream schools.

My main field of research is human-computer interaction (HCI), and my academic and research vocation is to explore and demonstrate how HCI as an applied field of inquiry can contribute to building a more inclusive society. I’m currently interested in the intersection of accessibility and computer-supported collaborative learning focusing on designing and researching multisensory and crossmodal interactive systems – systems that exploit a wider ...

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Biography

Oussama is a Senior Lecturer in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) and holds a 5-years EPSRC Early-Career Fellowship. His academic and research vocation is to explore and demonstrate how HCI as an applied field of inquiry can contribute to making human society more inclusive of people with disabilities. He is particularly interested in exploring how insights and principles from multisensory interaction, crossmodal perception and embodied cognition could be used to design more inclusive interactions between people with and without disabilities. Oussama and his team use a mixed-methods approach to HCI research, combining theory with field work, co-design, and controlled studies and evaluation ...

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Selected publications

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