Matt Pointon

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Matt Pointon

Co-Investigator: Matt Pointon, Senior Lecturer, Dept of Computing and Information Sciences, Northumbria University Matt is a Senior Lecturer within the Faculty of Engineering and Environment at Northumbria University.

Matt Pointon, Senior Lecturer, Dept of Computing and Information Sciences, Northumbria University Matt is a Senior Lecturer within the Faculty of Engineering and Environment at Northumbria University.

Matt is responsible for a range of modules covering Information and Computer Science subjects. These subjects include; UX design, user testing, interface design, web standards and assistive technologies.

Matt also runs the iSchools User Behaviour lab (iLab), this facility supports teaching and consultancy across the region. The lab uses a variety of testing technologies which include; eye-tracking (on desktop and mobile), traditional usability research, mobility testing, data analytics and information visualizations.

Matt’s research interests concentrate on cognitive behaviours and mobile usability testing within different social and physical contexts. His Professional Doctorate research applies information behaviour models and technological models within mobile computing which provides new approaches to support user testing.