Contact Details

Dr. Gavin Doherty
School of Computer Science and Statistics
Trinity College Dublin
Dublin 2.
+353 1 8963858
Gavin.Doherty @

Paper accepted to Interacting with Computers

Congratulations again to Marguerite Barry on acceptance of our paper: M. Barry and G. Doherty, How we talk about interactivity: Modes and meanings in HCI research, Interacting with Computers (to appear), 2017. DOI 10.1093/iwc/iwx004.

Paper accepted to CHI 2017

UPDATE: This paper has received a Best Paper award (top 1% of 2400 submissions)! We will be presenting a paper titled “m-Health for Maternal Mental Health: Everyday wisdom in Ethical Design” at CHI 2017 in Denver. The paper is the result of a collaborative project with the School of Public Health at Imperial College . . . → Read More: Paper accepted to CHI 2017

Paper in JAMIA

We are just beginning to explore the possibilities of m-health technologies, this paper looks at the feasibility for automatic support of a particular treatment for bipolar disorder:

Abdullah, S., Matthews, M., Frank, E., Doherty, G., Gay, G. & Choudhury, T. Automatic detection of social rhythms in Bipolar Disorder. Journal of the American Medical Informatics . . . → Read More: Paper in JAMIA

Paper in New Media and Society

In a sense, interactivity is at the core of HCI, but what do people mean by it? This paper looks at use of the term within public discourse.

M. Barry & G. Doherty, What we talk about when we talk about interactivity: Empowerment in public discourse, New Media & Society, (to appear), 2016. . . . → Read More: Paper in New Media and Society

Paper in IEEE Trans. on Software Engineering

A paper on our work within Lero (the Irish Software Research Centre) has been accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering. It presents an analysis of the problem space of parallel software development, including a taxonomy of the different problems which may be encountered, and the observations which might be used to . . . → Read More: Paper in IEEE Trans. on Software Engineering

Primary outcomes of RCT on SilverCloud Depression Programme

A paper describing the primary outcomes of a Randomised Controlled Trial of the SilverCloud Depression Programme has been accepted for publication in Behaviour Research And Therapy (5-year impact factor: 4.6). Well done to Dr. Derek Richards of the TCD School of Psychology and SilverCloud Health, and many thanks to our collaborators in the Aware . . . → Read More: Primary outcomes of RCT on SilverCloud Depression Programme

Paper accepted to MobileHCI 2015

Congratulations to Mark Matthews who will be presenting the paper In Situ Design for Mental Illness: Considering the Pathology of Bipolar Disorder in mHealth Design at MobileHCI 2015. The paper describes collaborative work with Cornell University on the design of technologies to support people with bipolar disorder, supported by a Marie Curie International Outgoing Fellowship.

Paper accepted to JMIR

A paper with Cecily Morrison (University of Cambridge and Microsoft Research) has just been accepted to the Journal of Medical Internet Research (impact factor 4.7).

C. Morrison and G. Doherty, “Analysing Engagement in a Web-based Intervention Platform through Visualising Log-data”, J Med Internet Res 2014;16(11).

Trial protocols published

Protocols for the RCT’s of two of the Silvercloud programmes have been published in Trials and BMC Psychiatry.

Paper accepted to Interacting with Computers

A paper based on work we carried out during the CNGL project has been accepted to Interacting with Computers.

S. Schlögl, S. Luz and G. Doherty, Wizard of Oz Experimentation for Language Technology Applications: Challenges and Tools, Interacting with Computers, Oxford University Press, 2014. Free PDF.

Honorable mention awards for both CHI 2014 papers

Both of our CHI 2014 papers have been selected for Honorable Mention, given to the top 5% of the 2000 paper submissions!

Come along to see them in Toronto:!pn787!pn2103


Two papers at CHI 2014

We will be presenting two papers at CHI 2014 in Toronto, one based on our work in mental health (in collaboration with Cornell University), and another looking at design considerations for parallel performance tools  (as part of the SFI-funded Lero project) . With over 2000 submissions to the papers track this year, we are . . . → Read More: Two papers at CHI 2014