St Andrews HCI Research Group

 Jason Jacques

Jason Jacques

Jason is a Lecturer in Human Computer Interaction in the Department of Computer Science, at the University of St Andrews. Jason's research is focused on both the micro- and macro-impacts of digital technology on people and society, with extensive background in many areas of human-computer interaction. Research topics include economics, crowdsourcing, software development, ubiquitous computing, and interface design; including a focus on human-factors, engineering design, user behaviour, and digital markets at internet-scale, particularly as they extend and shape broader policy. His current work is focused on both the micro- and macro-impacts of digital technology on people and society. Jason is a member of the SIGCHI Sustainability Committee, underlining his interest not only in the application and use of novel technologies but the broader impact of both research and practice on wider society. Jason began his postgraduate work at the University of St Andrews, as a member of the SACHI research group, and completed his PhD at the University of Cambridge.