Matthew Pointon


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Dr Matthew Pointon is Senior Lecturer within the Department of Computer Information Sciences and currently delivers a range of modules around HCI on under and postgraduate programmes. Prior to this Matthew has been a programme leader for several degree programmes within Computing, Information Science and Creative Media. Matthew has also worked as a consultant liaising within instructional designers developing materials, implementing new pedagogies with a focus on information standards and accessibility conforming to equality and inclusion polices. As the lead academic Matthew worked with the University Enterprise team designing HCI/UX laboratory, this lab supports enterprise and consultancy within the department and University and the lab is used as a base to support regional industries. In 2017 Matthew completed his Professional Doctorate which has supported his research profile (publications list can be found at: He has continued his engagement with industry and created new collaborative research opportunities within the IS, HCI and IR field which have formulised several grant submissions. 

Education/Academic qualification

Information Science, PhD, Northumbria University

15 Sep 201515 Nov 2016

Award Date: 6 Jul 2017

Information Science, MSc, Northumbria University

21 Sep 200115 Jun 2002

Award Date: 4 Jul 2002

Information Management, BSc (Hons)

30 Jun 199931 Dec 2099

Award Date: 30 Jun 1999


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