I’ve just realised that I never blogged about the article on user experience that was featured in EMBL’s newsletter last year.  The piece was actually published in the October 2013 issue of EMBL&cetera, but it is still available online. Some more background info from me… The first explicit role in user experience at the EBI was the position I took up at the end of 2009.  Since then (without blowing our own trumpets too hard) I think that the work of Francis Rowland (who also…Continue Reading “Status of UX at the European Bioinformatics Institute”

What do I do, and how did I get here? This is the subject of the talk I am giving today at the careers day at DKFZ (German Cancer Research Institute) in Heidelberg, Germany.  The slides will be available on Slideshare from the organisers soon. My way to UX… My route, from bioinformatics doctorate to User Experience Analyst, wasn’t perhaps typical – but I think no one’s journey ever is.  Other than maybe via HCI (human-computer interaction) or design education, I’m not certain that there…Continue Reading “Careers day at DKFZ Heidelberg”