eWorkLife is an interdisciplinary research team of experts exploring the use of digital technology in work, life and wellbeing. Established by Professor Anna L Cox, the team includes researchers based in the UCL Interaction Centre at UCL and collaborating with colleagues at Cardiff University, Northumbria University, and the University of Melbourne.
Prof Anna L. Cox is a Professor of Human-Computer Interaction and Vice Dean (Equality, Diversity & Inclusion) UCL Faculty of Brain Sciences. Her research ambition is to systematically establish the relationships between the design of information and communications technologies (ICTs) and behavioural outcomes, and leverage these relationships in the design of novel interfaces and systems to support people in work. She has served in senior roles on the programme and organising committees of a number of top-tier HCI conferences, including as technical programme chair for CHI2018 and CHI2019 and general chair of CHI PLAY 2015 and 2016. She is a member of the CHI steering committee. She was Specialist Advisor to the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee at the House of Commons for their 2019 inquiry into immersive and addictive technologies. She is a 2021 Miegunyah Distinguished Visiting Fellow at University of Melbourne. She co-edited one of the key texts for early career researchers in HCI Research Methods for Human Computer Interaction. View publications here
Postdoctoral Research Fellows
Yoana Ahmetoglu is a PhD candidate at UCLIC. Her research explores the challenges in planning knowledge work and the digital tools that can support this activity. View publications here
Shiping Chen is a PhD candidate at UCLIC. Her research investigates the role of technology in improving the productivity of academic reviews.
Elahi Hossain is a PhD candidate at UCLIC. His research investigates digital emotion regulation in adolescents.
Laura Lascau is a PhD candidate at UCLIC. Her research investigates multitasking and work-life balance of crowdworkers on the Amazon Mechanical Turk platform. View publications here