david brown photo Prof. David J Brown

Professor in Interactive Systems for Social Inclusion staff profile  publications

David is Professor in Interactive Systems for Social Inclusion. He is a highly experienced project manager (£2M as Principal Investigator), and over 70 high quality journal and conference publications. He is a member of the International Programme Committee for the International Conference on Disability, Virtual Reality and Associated Technology and the European Conference on Games Based Learning. He is a founding member of the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disability Special Affinity Group on Assistive Technology, and Conference Chair for Interactive Technologies and Games: Education, Health and Disability held annually at NTU.

James Lewis PhotoJames Lewis

Senior Lecturer (staff profile)

James is Senior Lecturer in 3D Games Programming and a member of the Interactive Systems Research Group for over 10 years. He is particularly interested in games and virtual environments for health applications and for behavioural change.

Dr. Matthew Bates

Lecturer (staff profile)

Matthew is a lecturer in multimedia applications and computer-assisted learning. His research interests include the positioning of games-based learning applications which encourage collaborative learning through the construction of new materials. He was awarded a Ph.D. in 2011 by Nottingham Trent University for his thesis entitled ‘Student Participation in Serious Games Design’. His research has collaborated with several educational programmes in Nottinghamshire to investigate how both children and adults can form part of multi-disciplinary design initiatives to create new interactive systems.

Photo of Nick ShoplandNick Shopland

Research Fellow publications

Nick was awarded an MSc in Engineering Multimedia at Nottingham Trent in 2000 and since then has worked as a developer and researcher with NTU’s Interactive Systems team. Over that time he has worked on many of the team’s projects.

Andy Burton photoDr. Andy Burton

Research Fellow – Google Scholar publications – ResearchGate

Andy joined NTU to work in the Interactive Systems Research Group in 2010. He is currently working as a research fellow across the broad spectrum of European projects currently ongoing in the group. His degree and doctorate were both gained in Environmental Engineering (University of Nottingham, 1994/2000).