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Dr Oussama Metatla

Dr Oussama Metatla

Dr Oussama Metatla
BSc, MSc, PhD

EPSRC Research Fellow

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Research summary

I am an EPSRC Research Fellow and Principle Investigator on the project Crossmodal Interactive Tools for Inclusive Learning, which investigates the design of technology that can improve the inclusion of visually impaired children in mainstream schools.

My main field of research is human-computer interaction (HCI), and my academic and research vocation is to explore and demonstrate how HCI as an applied field of inquiry can contribute to building a more inclusive society. I’m currently interested in the intersection of accessibility and computer-supported collaborative learning focusing on designing and researching multisensory and crossmodal interactive systems – systems that exploit a wider ...

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Biography

I am an EPSRC Research Fellow and Principle Investigator on the project Crossmodal Interactive Tools for Inclusive Learning, which investigates the design of technology that can improve the inclusion of visually impaired children in mainstream schools.

I received my PhD in 2011 from the University of London on the use of sound to support non-visual interaction with digital information. Following this, I was a Researcher Co-Investigator on two EPSRC projects Crossmodal Collaborative Interfaces (2010-2012) and Design Patterns for Inclusive Collaboration (2012-2015), which were direct extensions of my PhD thesis. I was also an Associate Lecturer at Oxford Brookes University (2014-2015 ...

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Selected publications

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