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Yitong Huang

Horizon PhD in HCI and Health Psychology, Faculty of Science

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Expertise Summary

Technology: embedded sensing and computing, screen-less interaction design

Applications: health and wellbeing, behaviour change

Methods: statistical modeling, semi-structured interview, ​Experience Sampling (diary) Method, Participatory Design, ethnography, systematic review

Theory: persuasive system design, habit & automaticity, behaviour change wheel

Research Summary

Yitong is doing an interdisciplinary PhD in Human-Computer-Interactions and Health Psychology, with a particular focus on Internet of Things for the formation of healthier office work habits.… read more

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Current Research

Yitong is doing an interdisciplinary PhD in Human-Computer-Interactions and Health Psychology, with a particular focus on Internet of Things for the formation of healthier office work habits. Unilever UK Ltd.is the industry funder/partner for her PhD.

Yitong is part of the Mixed Reality Lab and the Horizon Centre for Doctoral Training, and is co-supervised by Steve Benford and Holly Blake.

Past Research

Yitong started her research on persuasive technologies for healthy behaviour change during her Master's at UCL. For details, see her presentation at the Festival of Digital Health, 2014.

Mixed Reality Laboratory

University of Nottingham
School of Computer Science
Nottingham, NG8 1BB


telephone: +44 (0) 115 846 6780
email: mrl@cs.nott.ac.uk