Dr. Andrew Errity

Head of Department, IADT

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As an educator, researcher and academic leader Andrew has worked across a number of complementary disciplines including computing, design and psychology. He now heads the Department of Technology and Psychology, a vibrant academic unit that offers undergraduate, postgraduate and professional programmes in disciplines such as computing, media technologies, psychology, cyberpsychology and user experience design.

As a lecturer, Andrew has taught and supervised students studying topics including programming, generative art, human-computer interaction, user experience design, data visualisation, and physical interaction design. His research interests include various aspects of human-computer interaction, particularly spoken language, and he has published book chapters, conference papers and articles in these disciplines. He also regularly acts as a reviewer for conferences and was co-organiser of Dublin UX Camp 2017. Passionate about learning, particularly as it relates to education that furthers the design and development of technologies that improve people’s lives, Andrew has been involved in successful funding bids to design and run initiatives in this area, including ICT & Young Women in Computing Summer Camps, Springboard & Jobs Stimulus programmes, and the Creative Futures Academy project.