Larissa Pschetz

Larissa Pschetz

Lecturer in Design

Dr Larissa Pschetz, Lecturer in Design

Dr Larissa Pschetz is an interaction designer, researcher and lecturer in Design at the University of Edinburgh. She completed a Microsoft-funded PhD in 2014, having previously worked at research centres such as IBM Watson in Cambridge MA, Microsoft Research in Cambridge UK and Microsoft Research Asia, as well as interaction design offices such as IxDS in Berlin and HID in Hamburg, Germany. Her research explores socio-technological narratives, interaction with autonomous systems, and technology inclusion.

Research interests:

  • Research through design
  • Technology for social development
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Temporal design
  • Biodesign

Larissa’s research profile can be found on Edinburgh Research Explorer


Karma Kettles

Could your kettle do more than boiling water?

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CariCrop looks at the potential of blockchain technologies to support regional food production and trade in the Caribbean.

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Connected High Street

This timely project explores the potential for reconfiguring the traditional organisation of customer, salesperson, cash register, tangible things and database, allowing shops ‘stacks’ of both immaterial and material processes to share data that will improve social and economic conditions.

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ICT4D and Covid-19

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