digital media access group
...excellent accessibility research and consultancy
This is a archived version of the DMAG website, but the information remains for reference. Please visit the new website for updated information.
The Digital Media Access Group has a strong research ethos grounded in a firm belief of best practice and quality. Part of the School of Computing at the University of Dundee, a top rated research department, the group have a cumulative research history of over fifty years.
Members of the group are from a wide and diverse range of research backgrounds:
- Computer Science
Between them, they have published over 250 papers, including over 100 journal papers, 20 book chapters and hold 12 patents. Under the direction of Dr Peter Gregor, a computer-human interaction specialist, the group includes Professor Alan F Newell M.B.E., F.R.S.E. A list of recent publications is available.
The group focuses on two main research strands:
- Accessibility and usability of digital media for extra-ordinary users such as older people, children, people with disabilities.
- Ordinary users using digital media in extra-ordinary environments for example people on the move, at information kiosks, in cars, or using non-standard equipment.
Within these two strands there are many research areas.
If you would like to discuss any aspects of Research with the group, please contact us.