Corina Sas is Professor in Human-Computer Interaction with the School of Computing and Communications at Lancaster University, UK. Her research focuses on designing and evaluating technologies for wellbeing, mental health, memory support, creative and reflective thinking in design, as well as novel tools for designing such technologies. Her work explores and integrates wearable bio sensors, mobile and lifelogging technologies with the aim to shape the interaction design and user experience.
Corina served as General co-Chair of the 14th and 15th ACM Creativity and Cognition Conference 2021, 2022, and of the British HCI Conference in 2007. She has also extensively served as Associate Chair for CHI and DIS, and has been Subcommittee Co-Chair for DIS. She published over 200 papers, and her work received extensive media coverage as well as 5 Best Paper and Honourable Mention Awards. She has been investigator on grants totalling over £15 million and is part of the Editorial Boards of the ACM Transactions in Human-Computer Interaction, and Taylor & Francis Human Computer Interaction journals.
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Ethical design for wellbeing and affective health
Emotional wellbeing and mental health are topics of much social significance, which are also reflected in the growing HCI work aimed to support them. Research in this area covers a broad space...
Reflecting on the value of food for Human-Food Interaction research
Through its rich sensory and emotional qualities, food is an excellent resource for design. Most human-food interaction research however has focused on designing around food, for instance through...
Sensitive design for supporting emotional memories in old age
Much research on aging technologies has focused on diagnosis or reminiscing technologies targeting episodic memories more broadly. While emotions are often weaved in these memories, their value...
Technologies for attention regulation and mindfulness practices
The last decade has witnessed a significant growth of HCI interest in mindfulness technologies, with a focus on audio-visual interfaces for guided or interactive mindfulness support, particularly...
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