The Interactive Systems Research Group (ISRG) formed in 1998 and is a part of the Computing and Informatics Team at Nottingham Trent University. The group develops and evaluates virtual environments, serious games and assistive technologies to promote the social inclusion of all EU citizens.
The group’s expertise is in:
- Applying and deriving user sensitive inclusive design methods for working with excluded groups;
- Developing accessibility and design guidelines for cognitive impairments;
- The use of interactive technologies to combat impairments;
- The design and evaluation of novel ICT for the work preparation of people with disabilities and those at risk of social exclusion;
- Designing serious games to promote inclusion.
- Designing user centred interfaces for robots and other technologies for use in education.
The ISRG is also strongly involved with the annual Interactive Technologies and Games for Education, Health and Disability (ITAG-EHD) conference, which brings together academics and practitioners working with interactive technologies to explore and innovate within the areas of Education, Health and Disability. This conference is also closely linked with the annual Computer Games Festival – Game City.