Paula Forbes

Post Doctoral Researcher

  • 367 Citations
  • 11 h-Index
19962020
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Research Output 1996 2020

2020

Anaerobic Digestion of food waste: eliciting sustainable water-energy-food nexus practices with Agent Based Modelling and visual analytics

Falconer, R. E., Haltas, I., Varga, L., Forbes, P. J., Abdel-Aal, M. & Panayotov, N., 11 Jan 2020, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 255, 17 p., 120060.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anaerobic digestion
food
modeling
energy
Water
2019

Stepping up. What will it take to accelerate a step-change in sustainability for water, energy and food? EPSRC funded project EP/N00583X/1 final report

Larkin, A., Abdel-Aal, M., Druckman, A., Falconer, R., Forbes, P. J., Hoolohan, C., Lumbroso, D., McLachlan, C., Scott, M., Shu, Q., Simpson, M., Soutar, I., Suckling, J. & Varga, L., 2019, Manchester. 18 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
decision making
sustainability
innovation
food
energy

Working towards fostering programming acceptance in the everyday lives of older and adult people with low levels of formal education: a qualitative case study

Sayago, S., Bergantinos, A. & Forbes, P., 4 Mar 2019, Perspectives on Human-Computer Interaction research with older people. Sayago, S. (ed.). Cham: Springer International Publishing, p. 237-252 16 p. (Human-Computer Interaction Series (HCIS)).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

everyday life
acceptance
programming
education
instructor
2018
17 Downloads (Pure)

Creating personas for political and social consciousness in HCI design

Wilson, A., De Paoli, S., Forbes, P. & Sachy, M., 5 Nov 2018, In : Persona Studies. 4, 2, p. 25-46 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
social consciousness
political consciousness
political goal
Values
data analysis
19 Downloads (Pure)

The ABCD of usability testing

Forbes, P., De Paoli, S. & Scott-Brown, K. C., 6 Mar 2018, Proceedings of the 31st International BCS Human Computer Interaction Conference (HCI 2017). Hall, L., Flint, T., O'Hara, S. & Turner, P. (eds.). BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, 5 p.

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

Open Access
File
Decision making
Testing
Software packages
Feedback
2017
20 Downloads (Pure)

The step project: societal and political engagement of young people in environmental issues

Vogiatzi, M., Keratidis, C., Schinas, M., Diplaris, S., Yümlü, S., Forbes, P., Papadopoulos, S., Syropoulou, P., Apostolidis, L., Kompatsiaris, I. & Symeonidou, M., 2 Nov 2017, Internet science: INSCI 2017. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Kompatsiaris, I., Cave, J., Satsiou, A., Carle, G., Passani, A., Kontopoulos, E., Diplaris, S. & McMilan, D. (eds.). 1 ed. Cham: Springer, p. 148-156 9 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 10673).

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

Open Access
File
participation
municipality
regional authority
decision making
decision making process
2016

Are diabetes patients in Scotland ready to embrace online self-management and communication tools? A questionnaire based study

Mughal, F., Forbes, P., Cunningham, S. & Wake, D., 1 Mar 2016, In : Diabetic Medicine. 33, S1, p. 121-122 2 p., P294.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting Abstract

34 Citations (Scopus)

mHealth applications for diabetes: user preference and implications for app development

Conway, N., Campbell, I., Forbes, P., Cunningham, S. & Wake, D., 1 Dec 2016, In : Health Informatics Journal. 22, 4, p. 1111-1120 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Telemedicine
Information Storage and Retrieval
Self Care
Exercise
Diet
30 Downloads (Pure)

‘Probing with the prototype’: using a prototype e-participation platform as a digital cultural probe to investigate youth engagement with the environment

Forbes, P. & De Paoli, S., 30 Sep 2016, Electronic Government and Electronic Participation: Joint Proceedings of IFIP EGOV and ePart. Hans Jochen, S., Glassey, O., Janssen, M., Klievink, B., Lindgren, I., Parycek, P., Tambouris, E., Wimmer, M., Janowsk, T. & Sá Soares, D. (eds.). p. 11-22 12 p. (Innovation and the Public Sector; vol. 23).

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

Open Access
File
participation
research project
leadership
citizen
decision making
2015

Decision support for diabetes: implementation and evaluation of the EBMeDS project within NHS Scotland

Conway, N., Cunningham, S., Forbes, P., Shaik, F., Emslie-Smith, A., Wales, A. & Wake, D., Dec 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

2014
37 Citations (Scopus)

Design challenges in motivating change for sustainable urban mobility

Gabrielli, S., Forbes, P., Jylha, A., Wells, S., Sirén, M., Hemminki, S., Nurmi, P., Maimone, R., Masthoff, J. & Jacucci, G., Dec 2014, In : Computers in Human Behavior. 41, p. 416-423 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Media
Social Mobility
Mobile Applications
Application programs
Research
17 Downloads (Pure)

Towards an applied gamification model for tracking, managing, & encouraging sustainable travel behaviours

Wells, S., Kotkanen, H., Schlafli, M., Gabrielli, S., Masthoff, J., Jyllha, A. & Forbes, P., 31 Oct 2014, In : EAI Endorsed Transactions on Ambient Systems. 1, 4, 9 p., e2.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
2013
14 Citations (Scopus)

Designing motivational features for sustainable urban mobility

Gabrielli, S., Maimone, R., Forbes, P., Masthoff, J., Wells, S., Primerano, L., Haverinen, L., Bo, G. & Pompa, M., 27 Apr 2013, CHI '13 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Baudisch, P., Beaudouin-Lafon, M. & Mackay, W. E. (eds.). New York: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), p. 1461-1466 6 p.

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

Application programs
Sustainable development
Feedback
User centered design

Ensuring accessibility in SUPERHUB: a multimodal urban mobility platform for European cities

Forbes, P., Wells, S. & Masthoff, J., 4 Nov 2013. 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Information services
Audition
User centered design
18 Citations (Scopus)

Older people becoming successful ICT learners over time: challenges and strategies through an ethnographical lens

Sayago, S., Forbes, P. & Blat, J., 2013, In : Educational Gerontology. 39, 7, p. 527-544 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lenses
communication technology
information technology
Communication
Technology
7 Citations (Scopus)

SUPERHUB: integrating digital behaviour management into a novel sustainable urban mobility system

Wells, S., Forbes, P., Masthoff, J., Gabrielli, S. & Jyllha, A., 9 Sep 2013, Proceedings of the 27th International BCS Human Computer Interaction Conference. Hone, K., Love, S. & McEwan, T. (eds.). Swindon: BCS Learning & Development Ltd., 2 p. 62

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

Human computer interaction
Application programming interfaces (API)
Servers
Planning
User centered design
2012

Older people's social sharing practices in YouTube through an ethnographical lens

Sayago, S., Forbes, P. & Blat, J., 10 Sep 2012, Proceedings of the 26th Annual BCS Interaction Specialist Group Conference on People and Computers. Swindon: BCS Learning & Development Ltd., p. 185-194 10 p.

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

video
e-mail
social network
conversation
everyday life

SUPERHUB: integrating behaviour change theories into a sustainable urban-mobility platform

Forbes, P. J., Wells, S., Masthoff, J. & Nguyen, H., 2012, Proceedings of HCI 2012: The 26th BCS Conference on Human Computer Interaction. BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, 4 p.

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

Open Access
Ecosystems
2011
10 Citations (Scopus)

Experiences with professional theatre for awareness raising

Newell, A., Morgan, M., Gibson, L. & Forbes, P. J., Nov 2011, In : Interacting with Computers. 23, 6, p. 594-603 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Theaters
Human computer interaction
Information technology
Students
2010
54 Citations (Scopus)

Designing social networking sites for older adults

Gibson, L., Moncur, W., Forbes, P., Arnott, J., Martin, C. & Bhachu, A. S., 6 Sep 2010, Proceedings of the 24th BCS Interaction Specialist Group Conference. McEwan, T. & McKinnon, L. M. (eds.). Swindon: BCS Learning & Development Ltd., p. 186-194 9 p.

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

Demonstrations
2 Citations (Scopus)

What can the 'ash cloud' tell us about older adults' technology adoption?

Gibson, L., Forbes, P. & Hanson, V., 31 Dec 2010, ASSETS'10 - Proceedings of the 12th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility. Barreto, A. (ed.). Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), p. 301-302 2 p.

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

Ashes
Air
2009
18 Citations (Scopus)

Dundee user centre: a space where older people and technology meet

Forbes, P., Gibson, L., Hanson, V. L., Gregor, P. & Newell, A. F., 25 Oct 2009, Proceedings of the 11th international ACM SIGACCESS conference on Computers and accessibility. New York: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), p. 231-232 2 p.

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

25 Citations (Scopus)

Usability and user-centered design in scientific software development

Macaulay, C., Sloan, D., Jiang, X., Forbes, P., Loynton, S., Swedlow, J. R. & Gregor, P., 1 Jan 2009, In : IEEE Software. 26, 1, p. 96-102 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Information management
Software engineering
User centered design
5 Citations (Scopus)

User research in a scientific software development project

Sloan, D., MacAulay, C., Forbes, P., Loynton, S. & Gregor, P., 1 Sep 2009, People and Computers XXIII Celebrating People and Technology - Proceedings of HCI 2009. Blackwell, A. (ed.). BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, p. 423-429 7 p. (People and Computers XXIII Celebrating People and Technology - Proceedings of HCI 2009).

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

Open Access
Software engineering
Application programs
Microscopic examination
Processing
User centered design
2003
28 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of arbuscular mycorrhizal colonization and environment on root development in soil

Atkinson, D., Black, K. E., Forbes, P. J., Hooker, J., Baddeley, J. & Watson, C., 17 Oct 2003, In : European Journal of Soil Science. 54, 4, p. 751-757 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

colonization
mycorrhizal fungi
soil
fungus
Trifolium repens
1998
39 Citations (Scopus)

Transformation of the arbuscular mycorrhiza Gigaspora rosea by particle bombardment

Forbes, P. J., Millam, S., Hooker, J. & Harrier, L., 1 Apr 1998, In : Mycological Research. 102, 4, p. 497-501 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mycorrhizae
Gigaspora
arbuscular mycorrhiza
biolistics
mycorrhizae
1997
59 Citations (Scopus)

Temperature-induced alteration to root longevity in Lolium perenne

Forbes, P. J., Black, K. E. & Hooker, J., Mar 1997, In : Plant and Soil. 190, 1, p. 87-90 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lolium perenne
temperature
carbon flux
terrestrial ecosystem
carbon
1996
17 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and temperature on root system development

Forbes, P. J., Ellison, C. H. & Hooker, J. E., 1996, In : Agronomie. 16, 10, p. 617-620 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
mycorrhizal fungi
root systems
branching
Plantago lanceolata
temperature