Jan Law

Teaching Fellow

  • 21 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
20022019
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Personal profile

Personal profile

I have been a Teaching Fellow at Abertay Sociology department since 2006.

Before I came to Abertay I taught Sociology and Social Policy at the University of Stirling (Sociology and Sociology department),

Glasgow Caledonian University (Sociology department),

Strathclyde University (Sociology department) and Aberdeen University (Sociology department).

Aberdeen University (Sociology department)

Dundee University (Social Work and Community Education department)

Since 2006-2016) I also worked with for Open University as an Associate Lecturer teaching various areas of Sociology, Criminology and Social Policy.

Teaching

My key areas of teaching are,

1st and 2nd level

Criminology

Sociology

Research interests

Since 2000 I have extensive and continues experience in carrying out policy-orientated research evaluations for the Scottish Government and other government departments such as NHS Tayside, the Directorate of Public Health Dundee. 

The key focus of my research is education and health and the role of education, particularly of young people and risk in areas such as sexual health; smoking; physical exercise; homelessness among young disabled people; access to health care; and more recently sexual consent. This research often leads me to work with and research young people and hard-to-reach groups, vulnerable young people, teachers and other health and government professionals.

Currently I am working on developing innovative educational tools and gameing on sexual consent for schools. This study is a interdiciplinary approach with Computor games here at Abertay and a cross national study between Scotland and Portugal.

Funding

(2008-2011) Evaulation of Keep Well- Young Peoples Attitudes to Tobacco in Dundee Schools, for Tayside Directorate of Public Health and Dundee City Council (£40,083) University of Abertay

(2007-2008) Respect and Responsibility; A Review of Progress and Next Steps, for the Scottish Government (£4,479) University of Dundee and University of Abertay

Esteem

Vice chair on the board of Governors for WRASAC Women Rape and Sexual Violence Centre Dundee since (2016)

Education/Academic qualification

Fellow of Higher Education Academy, FHEA

Social Research, Masters by Research, University of Strathclyde

Sociology and Film and Media Studies, Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Upper 2.1, University of Stirling

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Research Output 2002 2019

Honesty, social presence, and self-service in retail

Siebenaler, S., Szymkowiak, A., Robertson, P., Johnson, G. I., Law, J. & Fee, K., 3 Apr 2019, In : Interacting with Computers. 31, 2, p. 154–166 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial issue

Consumer behavior
Industry
40 Downloads (Pure)

Social presence and dishonesty in retail

Siebenaler, S., Szymkowiak, A., Robertson, P., Johnson, G. I., Law, J. & Fee, K., 2018, Proceedings of the 32nd International BCS Human Computer Interaction Conference (HCI 2018). Bond, R., Mulvenna, M., Wallace, J. & Black, M. (eds.). Belfast: BCS Learning & Development Ltd., 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
Dishonesty
Social presence
Retail
Staff
Autonomy
1 Citation (Scopus)
25 Downloads (Pure)

Social presence and dishonesty: perceptions from security guards

Siebenaler, S., Szymkowiak, A., Robertson, P., Johnson, G. I. & Law, J., 2017, HCI in business, government and organizations: Supporting Business - 4th International Conference, HCIBGO 2017 Held as Part of HCI International 2017, Proceedings. Nah, F. F-H. & Tan, C-H. (eds.). Cham: Springer, Vol. 10294 LNCS. p. 264-281 18 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 10294).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
larceny
customer
surveillance
staff
personnel
2 Citations (Scopus)
116 Downloads (Pure)

Dishonest behavior at self-service checkouts

Creighton, S., Johnson, G. I., Robertson, P., Law, J. & Szymkowiak, A., 21 Jul 2015, HCI in Business: Second International Conference, HCIB 2015, Held as Part of HCI International 2015, Los Angeles, CA, USA, August 2-7, 2015, Proceedings. Nah, F. F-H. & Tan, C-H. (eds.). London: Springer, p. 267-278 12 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 9191).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
customer
staff
larceny
transaction
assistant

Story development/storytelling, collaborative working and peer education in Dundee primary schools

Law, J., 2013, (Unpublished)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

primary school
smoking
pupil
school
education