Post-Doctoral Research Associate - Creative Informatics
Susan Lechelt, Post-Doctoral Research Associate
Susan Lechelt is a researcher in Human-Computer Interaction, interested in designing playful interfaces and experiences that encourage curiosity and reflection. She is also passionate about investigating new methods for teaching novices about data and digital literacy. Susan has a mixed background spanning interaction design, computer science and cognitive science. Her PhD at the UCL Interaction Centre focused on investigating how the new generation of physical computing toolkits can be designed to better support computing education in real classrooms — and to make learning about computing more creative and collaborative for children.
Creative Informatics aims to bring Edinburgh’s world-class creative industries and tech sector together, utilising innovative data-driven technologies to develop ground-breaking new products, businesses and experiences.