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Dr Ben Bedwell

Publications

  • A. Skatova, B. Bedwell, and B. Kuper-Smith, “When push comes to shove: Compensating and opportunistic strategies in a collective-risk household energy dilemma,” Frontiers in Energy Research, vol. 4, p. 8, 2016.
    [Bibtex]
    @article{skatova2016push,
        author = {Skatova, Anya and Bedwell, Benjamin and Kuper-Smith, Benjamin},
        citeulike-article-id = {14072999},
        journal = {Frontiers in Energy Research},
        pages = {8},
        posted-at = {2016-06-21 10:36:33},
        priority = {2},
        publisher = {Frontiers},
        title = {When push comes to shove: Compensating and opportunistic strategies in a collective-risk household energy dilemma},
        volume = {4},
        year = {2016}
    }
  • [DOI] B. Bedwell, “Reading and Responding to the Digital Footprints of Mobile Visitors,” in Architecture and Interaction, N. S. Dalton, H. Schnädelbach, M. Wiberg, and T. Varoudis, Eds., Springer International Publishing, 2016, pp. 299-320.
    [Bibtex]
    @incollection{citeulike:14072993,
        author = {Bedwell, Ben},
        booktitle = {Architecture and Interaction},
        citeulike-article-id = {14072993},
        citeulike-linkout-0 = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-30028-3\_14},
        citeulike-linkout-1 = {http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-30028-3\_14},
        doi = {10.1007/978-3-319-30028-3\_14},
        editor = {Dalton, Nicholas S. and Schn\"{a}delbach, Holger and Wiberg, Mikael and Varoudis, Tasos},
        pages = {299--320},
        posted-at = {2016-06-21 10:32:49},
        priority = {2},
        publisher = {Springer International Publishing},
        series = {Human–Computer Interaction Series},
        title = {Reading and Responding to the Digital Footprints of Mobile Visitors},
        url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-30028-3\_14},
        year = {2016}
    }
  • [DOI] A. Skatova, V. E. Shipp, L. Spacagna, B. Bedwell, A. Beltagui, and T. Rodden, “Datawear: Self-reflection on the Go or How to Ethically Use Wearable Cameras for Research,” in Proceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, New York, NY, USA, 2015, pp. 323-326.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{citeulike:13885537,
        abstract = {A growing number of studies use wearable sensors, including cameras, to detect user activity patterns. When an object of academic investigation, these patterns are interpreted by researchers and conclusions are drawn about people's habits and routines. Alternatively, interpretations are provided by users themselves during extensive post-study interviews. Such approaches inevitably expose personal data collected about individuals to researchers, which can potentially change the behavior under investigation. We introduce a new approach to using wearable sensor data in research. It allows people to interpret and self-reflect on their data and submit for investigation only reflections, without sharing their raw data. In this interactivity, we present and discuss the Datawear mobile application prototype, which is designed to conduct "in the wild" studies of personal experiences.},
        address = {New York, NY, USA},
        author = {Skatova, Anya and Shipp, Victoria E. and Spacagna, Lee and Bedwell, Benjamin and Beltagui, Ahmad and Rodden, Tom},
        booktitle = {Proceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems},
        citeulike-article-id = {13885537},
        citeulike-linkout-0 = {http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=2725450},
        citeulike-linkout-1 = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2702613.2725450},
        doi = {10.1145/2702613.2725450},
        isbn = {978-1-4503-3146-3},
        location = {Seoul, Republic of Korea},
        pages = {323--326},
        posted-at = {2015-12-16 15:43:41},
        priority = {0},
        publisher = {ACM},
        series = {CHI EA '15},
        title = {Datawear: Self-reflection on the Go or How to Ethically Use Wearable Cameras for Research},
        url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2702613.2725450},
        year = {2015}
    }
  • A. Skatova, B. Bedwell, V. Shipp, Y. Huang, A. Young, T. Rodden, and E. Bertenshaw, “The Role of ICT in the Recovery Activities of Office Workers,” in Proceedings of the 34th Annual ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, New York, NY, USA, 2016.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{citeulike:13885533,
        address = {New York, NY, USA},
        author = {Skatova, Anya and Bedwell, Ben and Shipp, Victoria and Huang, Yitong and Young, Alexandra and Rodden, Tom and Bertenshaw, Emma},
        booktitle = {Proceedings of the 34th Annual ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems},
        citeulike-article-id = {13885533},
        posted-at = {2015-12-16 15:39:45},
        priority = {2},
        publisher = {ACM},
        series = {CHI '16},
        title = {The Role of {ICT} in the Recovery Activities of Office Workers},
        year = {2016}
    }
  • [DOI] B. Bedwell, E. Costanza, and M. Jewell, “Understanding Energy Consumption at Work: Learning from Arrow Hill,” in Proceedings of the 19th ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work & Social Computing, New York, NY, USA, 2016.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{citeulike:13885530,
        address = {New York, NY, USA},
        author = {Bedwell, Ben and Costanza, Enrico and Jewell, Michael},
        booktitle = {Proceedings of the 19th ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work \& Social Computing},
        citeulike-article-id = {13885530},
        citeulike-linkout-0 = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2818048.2819993},
        doi = {10.1145/2818048.2819993},
        posted-at = {2015-12-16 15:36:47},
        priority = {0},
        publisher = {ACM},
        series = {CSCW '16},
        title = {Understanding Energy Consumption at Work: Learning from Arrow Hill},
        url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2818048.2819993},
        year = {2016}
    }
  • E. Costanza, B. Bedwell, M. Jewell, J. Colley, and T. Rodden, “‘A bit like British Weather, I suppose’ Design and Evaluation of the Temperature Calendar,” in Proceedings of the 34th Annual ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, New York, NY, USA, 2016.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{citeulike:13884708,
        address = {New York, NY, USA},
        author = {Costanza, Enrico and Bedwell, Ben and Jewell, Michael and Colley, James and Rodden, Tom},
        booktitle = {Proceedings of the 34th Annual ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems},
        citeulike-article-id = {13884708},
        posted-at = {2015-12-16 12:12:58},
        priority = {0},
        publisher = {ACM},
        series = {CHI '16},
        title = {'A bit like British Weather, I suppose' Design and Evaluation of the Temperature Calendar},
        year = {2016}
    }
  • [DOI] E. Tolias, E. Costanza, A. Rogers, B. Bedwell, and N. Banks, “IdleWars: An Evaluation of a Pervasive Game to Promote Sustainable Behaviour in the Workplace,” in Entertainment Computing – ICEC 2015, K. Chorianopoulos, M. Divitini, J. Baalsrud Hauge, L. Jaccheri, and R. Malaka, Eds., Springer International Publishing, 2015, vol. 9353, pp. 224-237.
    [Bibtex]
    @incollection{citeulike:13884700,
        author = {Tolias, Evangelos and Costanza, Enrico and Rogers, Alex and Bedwell, Benjamin and Banks, Nick},
        booktitle = {Entertainment Computing - ICEC 2015},
        citeulike-article-id = {13884700},
        citeulike-linkout-0 = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-24589-8\_17},
        citeulike-linkout-1 = {http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-24589-8\_17},
        doi = {10.1007/978-3-319-24589-8\_17},
        editor = {Chorianopoulos, Konstantinos and Divitini, Monica and Baalsrud Hauge, Jannicke and Jaccheri, Letizia and Malaka, Rainer},
        pages = {224--237},
        posted-at = {2015-12-16 11:57:40},
        priority = {0},
        publisher = {Springer International Publishing},
        series = {Lecture Notes in Computer Science},
        title = {{IdleWars}: An Evaluation of a Pervasive Game to Promote Sustainable Behaviour in the Workplace},
        url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-24589-8\_17},
        volume = {9353},
        year = {2015}
    }
  • [DOI] G. Kefalidou, V. Hoang, M. H. Padiyil, and B. Bedwell, “Retroflection: Self-Reflection for Knowledge and Culture Sustainability,” in Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services Adjunct, New York, NY, USA, 2015, pp. 1046-1049.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{citeulike:13844259,
        abstract = {{Self-Reflection} constitutes a medium and a method for recording personal experiences and activities. It allows for both concurrent and retrospective reflections bringing awareness of processes, emotions and situations. Awareness can enhance experiential learning and knowledge acquisition. This is particularly important within the digital humanities field as self-reflection can reveal not only personal experiences while navigating within a cultural space but can also provide opportunities for acquiring new knowledge, built on the generated experiences, thus sustaining and developing socio-cultural knowledge. We call this process retroflection. This short paper discusses how self-reflection can facilitate sustainability of knowledge within a cultural setting and through a platform developed for sharing self-reflection experiences.},
        address = {New York, NY, USA},
        author = {Kefalidou, Genovefa and Hoang, Viet and Padiyil, Muhammed H. and Bedwell, Benjamin},
        booktitle = {Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services Adjunct},
        citeulike-article-id = {13844259},
        citeulike-linkout-0 = {http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=2786567.2794329},
        citeulike-linkout-1 = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2786567.2794329},
        doi = {10.1145/2786567.2794329},
        isbn = {978-1-4503-3653-6},
        location = {Copenhagen, Denmark},
        pages = {1046--1049},
        posted-at = {2015-11-23 15:54:09},
        priority = {0},
        publisher = {ACM},
        series = {MobileHCI '15},
        title = {Retroflection: {Self-Reflection} for Knowledge and Culture Sustainability},
        url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2786567.2794329},
        year = {2015}
    }
  • [DOI] K. H. Ng, V. Shipp, A. Skatova, and B. Bedwell, “What’s Cooking: A Digital Intervention to Encourage Sustainable Food Behaviour Using Mobile and Wearable Technologies,” in Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services Adjunct, New York, NY, USA, 2015, pp. 1058-1061.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{citeulike:13844258,
        abstract = {This paper reflects upon the opportunity to use mobile and wearable technologies to capture and document food experiences, processes and contexts as revealed in our pilot study to understand sustainable food behaviour, specifically why people do not consume certain fruit and vegetables. The study found that one of the main reasons for the low level consumption of underutilised crops was a lack of knowledge about how to eat/prepare these fruits and vegetables. The paper proposes a digital intervention that augments a mobile food diary/recipe app with wearable cameras, allowing users to 'stitch together' images related to food (e.g. preparations) into food stories or recipes for sharing across generations and communities, as an example of Mobile {HCI} sustainability.},
        address = {New York, NY, USA},
        author = {Ng, Kher H. and Shipp, Victoria and Skatova, Anya and Bedwell, Benjamin},
        booktitle = {Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services Adjunct},
        citeulike-article-id = {13844258},
        citeulike-linkout-0 = {http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=2786567.2794330},
        citeulike-linkout-1 = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2786567.2794330},
        doi = {10.1145/2786567.2794330},
        isbn = {978-1-4503-3653-6},
        location = {Copenhagen, Denmark},
        pages = {1058--1061},
        posted-at = {2015-11-23 15:53:16},
        priority = {0},
        publisher = {ACM},
        series = {MobileHCI '15},
        title = {What's Cooking: A Digital Intervention to Encourage Sustainable Food Behaviour Using Mobile and Wearable Technologies},
        url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2786567.2794330},
        year = {2015}
    }
  • [DOI] Y. Huang, A. Skatova, B. Bedwell, T. Rodden, V. Shipp, and E. Bertenshaw, “Designing for Human Sustainability: The Role of Self-Reflection,” in Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services Adjunct, New York, NY, USA, 2015, pp. 1042-1045.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{citeulike:13844257,
        abstract = {There is a growing realization that the notion of sustainability should encompass the aspect of human energy as well as environmental resources. Indeed, many {HCI} researchers have already concerned themselves with designing persuasive technologies leading towards human sustainability. Self-reflection plays at least two critical roles in these initiatives: (1) it is frequently used as a research method to understand behaviors and inform design; (2) technology-mediated reflection can be provided as a system feature that catalyzes learning and behavior change towards more effective management of human energetic resources. We argue that automatically-captured first-person-perspective images can add utility to both routes by augmenting participants/users' self-reflection process.},
        address = {New York, NY, USA},
        author = {Huang, Yitong and Skatova, Anya and Bedwell, Benjamin and Rodden, Tom and Shipp, Victoria and Bertenshaw, Emma},
        booktitle = {Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services Adjunct},
        citeulike-article-id = {13844257},
        citeulike-linkout-0 = {http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=2786567.2794323},
        citeulike-linkout-1 = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2786567.2794323},
        doi = {10.1145/2786567.2794323},
        isbn = {978-1-4503-3653-6},
        location = {Copenhagen, Denmark},
        pages = {1042--1045},
        posted-at = {2015-11-23 15:52:47},
        priority = {0},
        publisher = {ACM},
        series = {MobileHCI '15},
        title = {Designing for Human Sustainability: The Role of {Self-Reflection}},
        url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2786567.2794323},
        year = {2015}
    }
  • [DOI] B. Bedwell and T. Caruana, “Encouraging Spectacle to Create Self-sustaining Interactions at Public Displays,” in Proceedings of the 2012 International Symposium on Pervasive Displays, New York, NY, USA, 2012.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{citeulike:13844256,
        abstract = {We present the first public trial of a novel mobile phone-public display application and discuss how key results from the trial can influence future designs of high visibility human-computer interactions. This paper describes how the design and deployment of the installation was engineered to utilise the single user's interaction, both to attract participants and onlookers as well as to sustain a continuous flow of new participants. We present a series of significant ethnographic observations relating to the public's interaction with the installation during its use then discuss how these features contributed to the success of the installation's original aims and how observations of unexpected behaviour offer insight into design strategies that can be employed to foster the role of participant as a crucial aspect of the overall spectacle.},
        address = {New York, NY, USA},
        author = {Bedwell, Ben and Caruana, Theresa},
        booktitle = {Proceedings of the 2012 International Symposium on Pervasive Displays},
        citeulike-article-id = {13844256},
        citeulike-linkout-0 = {http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=2307798.2307813},
        citeulike-linkout-1 = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2307798.2307813},
        doi = {10.1145/2307798.2307813},
        isbn = {978-1-4503-1414-5},
        location = {Porto, Portugal},
        posted-at = {2015-11-23 15:51:59},
        priority = {0},
        publisher = {ACM},
        series = {PerDis '12},
        title = {Encouraging Spectacle to Create Self-sustaining Interactions at Public Displays},
        url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2307798.2307813},
        year = {2012}
    }
  • [DOI] A. L. Young, A. Skatova, B. Bedwell, T. Rodden, and V. Shipp, “The Role of Accidental Self-Reflection in Wearable Camera Research,” in Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services Adjunct, New York, NY, USA, 2015, pp. 1062-1065.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{citeulike:13844254,
        abstract = {Self-reflection is an important tool for understanding and encouraging behavior change for wellbeing and personal sustainability. This can be a deliberate choice, or unintentionally prompted decision. In this paper we discuss self-reflection on participating in an experience sampling study. 14 Participants wore an Autographer camera for five working days. During the post study interview participants reflected on whether the camera prompted self-reflection or behavior change. We discuss how the experience of wearing cameras can prompt changes in routines through self-reflection, and the implications of this for sustainability research in {HCI}.},
        address = {New York, NY, USA},
        author = {Young, Alexandra L. and Skatova, Anya and Bedwell, Benjamin and Rodden, Tom and Shipp, Victoria},
        booktitle = {Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services Adjunct},
        citeulike-article-id = {13844254},
        citeulike-linkout-0 = {http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=2786567.2794324},
        citeulike-linkout-1 = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2786567.2794324},
        doi = {10.1145/2786567.2794324},
        isbn = {978-1-4503-3653-6},
        location = {Copenhagen, Denmark},
        pages = {1062--1065},
        posted-at = {2015-11-23 15:50:56},
        priority = {0},
        publisher = {ACM},
        series = {MobileHCI '15},
        title = {The Role of Accidental {Self-Reflection} in Wearable Camera Research},
        url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2786567.2794324},
        year = {2015}
    }
  • [DOI] G. Kefalidou, A. Skatova, V. Shipp, and B. Bedwell, “The Role of Self-Reflection in Sustainability,” in Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services Adjunct, New York, NY, USA, 2015, pp. 1030-1033.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{citeulike:13844253,
        abstract = {Sustainability is a major call of all research and applied services. Mobile technology can offer innovative ways to address sustainability issues. Self-reflection -in interviews or surveys- is a well-applied data collection method within {HCI} and provides affordances to observe and transform human behavior by bringing new awareness. While sustainability and self-reflection have been researched and addressed widely within the {HCI} field, the potential links between them (and how one can influence the other via technology) has yet to be explored within {MobileHCI} settings. This workshop brings together a cross-domain group of individuals to explore and discuss the role of self-reflection in sustainability. We want to generate new insights regarding {mobileHCI} technologies, design and methods that have direct sustainable impact in the world.},
        address = {New York, NY, USA},
        author = {Kefalidou, Genovefa and Skatova, Anya and Shipp, Vicky and Bedwell, Ben},
        booktitle = {Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services Adjunct},
        citeulike-article-id = {13844253},
        citeulike-linkout-0 = {http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=2795398},
        citeulike-linkout-1 = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2786567.2795398},
        doi = {10.1145/2786567.2795398},
        isbn = {978-1-4503-3653-6},
        location = {Copenhagen, Denmark},
        pages = {1030--1033},
        posted-at = {2015-11-23 15:49:03},
        priority = {0},
        publisher = {ACM},
        series = {MobileHCI '15},
        title = {The Role of {Self-Reflection} in Sustainability},
        url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2786567.2795398},
        year = {2015}
    }
  • [DOI] B. Bedwell, P. Slack, and C. Greenhalgh, “Learning from the Experts: Enabling and Studying DIY Development of Location-based Visitor Experiences,” in Proceedings of the 2015 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing, New York, NY, USA, 2015, pp. 755-766.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{citeulike:13844249,
        abstract = {In this paper we show how -- with the aid of enabling technology -- creative Location Based Experiences can be developed for visitors by non-technical professionals from the cultural heritage sector. We look at how these "Place Experts" approach and adopt web technologies to create and publish experiences including the roles they take on, the processes they adopt, and the way they appropriate the technology. We describe our short and long-term research engagements with the cultural heritage sector over the last three years and introduce Wander Anywhere, the website developed to enable this research. We find that place experts typically follow a four stage process in their engagement with location-based experiences, moving from comprehension to translation, development and finally approval. We suggest implications for the processes and technologies that might be employed by others seeking to support a similar type of engagement.},
        address = {New York, NY, USA},
        author = {Bedwell, Ben and Slack, Peter and Greenhalgh, Chris},
        booktitle = {Proceedings of the 2015 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing},
        citeulike-article-id = {13844249},
        citeulike-linkout-0 = {http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=2805838},
        citeulike-linkout-1 = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2750858.2805838},
        doi = {10.1145/2750858.2805838},
        isbn = {978-1-4503-3574-4},
        location = {Osaka, Japan},
        pages = {755--766},
        posted-at = {2015-11-23 15:46:48},
        priority = {0},
        publisher = {ACM},
        series = {UbiComp '15},
        title = {Learning from the Experts: Enabling and Studying {DIY} Development of Location-based Visitor Experiences},
        url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2750858.2805838},
        year = {2015}
    }
  • B. Bedwell, “Desire lines and the digital footprints of visitors,” in Architecture and Interaction: Human Computer Interaction in Space and Place, S. D. Dalton, H. Schnädelbach, M. Wiberg, and T. Varoudis, Eds., Springer International.
    [Bibtex]
    @inbook{citeulike:13550778,
        author = {Bedwell, B.},
        booktitle = {Architecture and Interaction: Human Computer Interaction in Space and Place},
        citeulike-article-id = {13550778},
        editor = {Dalton, S. D. and Schn\"{a}delbach, H. and Wiberg, M. and Varoudis, T.},
        howpublished = {In press},
        posted-at = {2015-03-17 09:57:47},
        priority = {2},
        publisher = {Springer International},
        title = {Desire lines and the digital footprints of visitors}
    }
  • [DOI] J. Cranwell, D. Golightly, B. Bedwell, G. Kefalidou, and X. Sun, “Emerging Issues in Mobile Data Capture Methodsacross Multiple Domains: Learning from the User Experience,” in Emerging Perspectives on the Design, Use, and Evaluation of Mobile and Handheld Devices, J. Lumsden, Ed., Hershey, PA: IGI Global, 2015, pp. 176-217.
    [Bibtex]
    @inbook{citeulike:13550776,
        address = {Hershey, PA},
        author = {Cranwell, J. and Golightly, D. and Bedwell, B. and Kefalidou, G. and Sun, X.},
        booktitle = {Emerging Perspectives on the Design, Use, and Evaluation of Mobile and Handheld Devices},
        chapter = {9},
        citeulike-article-id = {13550776},
        citeulike-linkout-0 = {http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-4666-8583-3.ch009},
        doi = {10.4018/978-1-4666-8583-3.ch009},
        editor = {Lumsden, J.},
        pages = {176--217},
        posted-at = {2015-03-17 09:55:41},
        priority = {2},
        publisher = {IGI Global},
        title = {Emerging Issues in Mobile Data Capture Methodsacross Multiple Domains: Learning from the User Experience},
        url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-4666-8583-3.ch009},
        year = {2015}
    }
  • [DOI] B. Bedwell, C. Leygue, M. Goulden, D. McAuley, J. Colley, E. Ferguson, N. Banks, and A. Spence, “Apportioning energy consumption in the workplace: a review of issues in using metering data to motivate staff to save energy,” Technology Analysis & Strategic Management, pp. 1-16, 2014.
    [Bibtex]
    @article{citeulike:13428360,
        abstract = {The {UK} government has set ambitious targets to reduce carbon emissions, and lowering energy demand within workplaces is important to help meet these. With the rollout of smart metres and the availability of more fine-grained energy monitoring equipment for the workplace, it is increasingly possible to disaggregate collective energy consumption and apportion this among building users. This article presents an interdisciplinary perspective on the rationale and feasibility of different approaches to apportionment to motivate staff to reduce energy consumption. Our review indicates greatest potential for energy saving when consumption is apportioned to small to medium-sized groups, rather than individuals or entire buildings, particularly when they represent existing communities to which staff members strongly identify. We highlight the complexity of technical, psychological, social and organisational factors that not only inspire, but also often confound, efforts to innovate in this area.},
        author = {Bedwell, Ben and Leygue, Caroline and Goulden, Murray and McAuley, Derek and Colley, James and Ferguson, Eamonn and Banks, Nick and Spence, Alexa},
        citeulike-article-id = {13428360},
        citeulike-linkout-0 = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09537325.2014.978276},
        citeulike-linkout-1 = {http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/09537325.2014.978276},
        day = {10},
        doi = {10.1080/09537325.2014.978276},
        journal = {Technology Analysis \& Strategic Management},
        month = nov,
        pages = {1--16},
        posted-at = {2014-11-14 10:06:54},
        priority = {0},
        publisher = {Routledge},
        title = {Apportioning energy consumption in the workplace: a review of issues in using metering data to motivate staff to save energy},
        url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09537325.2014.978276},
        year = {2014}
    }
  • [DOI] M. Goulden, B. Bedwell, and A. Spence, “Power to the people,” Nature Climate Change, vol. 4, iss. 8, pp. 649-650, 2014.
    [Bibtex]
    @article{citeulike:13322330,
        author = {Goulden, Murray and Bedwell, Ben and Spence, Alexa},
        citeulike-article-id = {13322330},
        citeulike-linkout-0 = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nclimate2325},
        citeulike-linkout-1 = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nclimate2325},
        doi = {10.1038/nclimate2325},
        journal = {Nature Climate Change},
        month = aug,
        number = {8},
        pages = {649--650},
        posted-at = {2014-08-12 09:20:08},
        priority = {2},
        publisher = {Nature Publishing Group, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited. All Rights Reserved.},
        title = {Power to the people},
        url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nclimate2325},
        volume = {4},
        year = {2014}
    }
  • B. Bedwell, “Harnessing Space in Locative Media Experiences: Portals and Desire Lines.”
    [Bibtex]
    @electronic{citeulike:13315230,
        author = {Bedwell, Ben},
        booktitle = {Interaction and Architectural Space Workshop at CHI2014},
        citeulike-article-id = {13315230},
        posted-at = {2014-08-04 09:51:38},
        priority = {2},
        title = {Harnessing Space in Locative Media Experiences: Portals and Desire Lines}
    }
  • [DOI] M. Goulden, B. Bedwell, S. Rennick-Egglestone, T. Rodden, and A. Spence, “Smart grids, smart users? The role of the user in demand side management,” Energy Research & Social Science, vol. 2, pp. 21-29, 2014.
    [Bibtex]
    @article{citeulike:13315227,
        author = {Goulden, Murray and Bedwell, Ben and Rennick-Egglestone, Stefan and Rodden, Tom and Spence, Alexa},
        citeulike-article-id = {13315227},
        citeulike-linkout-0 = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.erss.2014.04.008},
        doi = {10.1016/j.erss.2014.04.008},
        issn = {22146296},
        journal = {Energy Research \& Social Science},
        month = jun,
        pages = {21--29},
        posted-at = {2014-08-04 09:46:38},
        priority = {0},
        title = {Smart grids, smart users? The role of the user in demand side management},
        url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.erss.2014.04.008},
        volume = {2},
        year = {2014}
    }
  • [DOI] A. Spence, C. Leygue, B. Bedwell, and C. O’Malley, “Engaging with energy reduction: Does a climate change frame have the potential for achieving broader sustainable behaviour?,” Journal of Environmental Psychology, vol. 38, pp. 17-28, 2014.
    [Bibtex]
    @article{citeulike:13119108,
        author = {Spence, A. and Leygue, C. and Bedwell, B. and O'Malley, C.},
        citeulike-article-id = {13119108},
        citeulike-linkout-0 = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvp.2013.12.006},
        doi = {10.1016/j.jenvp.2013.12.006},
        issn = {02724944},
        journal = {Journal of Environmental Psychology},
        month = jun,
        pages = {17--28},
        posted-at = {2014-03-28 12:07:49},
        priority = {2},
        title = {Engaging with energy reduction: Does a climate change frame have the potential for achieving broader sustainable behaviour?},
        url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvp.2013.12.006},
        volume = {38},
        year = {2014}
    }
  • J. Colley, B. Bedwell, and T. Rodden, “Exploring Reactions to Widespread Energy Monitoring,” in 14th IFIP TC13 Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, 2013.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{citeulike:12211935,
        author = {Colley, James and Bedwell, Ben and Rodden, Tom},
        booktitle = {14th IFIP TC13 Conference on Human-Computer Interaction},
        citeulike-article-id = {12211935},
        posted-at = {2013-03-26 11:41:01},
        priority = {0},
        title = {Exploring Reactions to Widespread Energy Monitoring},
        year = {2013}
    }
  • A. Skatova, C. Leygue, A. Spence, B. Bedwell, E. Walczak, and E. Ferguson, “Communal Energy Displays: The Role of Emotions in Environmental Decisions,” in Digital Futures, 2012.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{citeulike:11701884,
        author = {Skatova, Anya and Leygue, Caroline and Spence, Alexa and Bedwell, Ben and Walczak, Eryk and Ferguson, Eamonn},
        booktitle = {Digital Futures},
        citeulike-article-id = {11701884},
        location = {Aberdeen, UK},
        month = oct,
        posted-at = {2012-11-16 14:39:44},
        priority = {2},
        title = {Communal Energy Displays: The Role of Emotions in Environmental Decisions},
        year = {2012}
    }
  • X. Sun, D. Golightly, S. Sharples, J. Cranwell, and B. Bedwell, “Participant experiences of mobile device-based diary studies,” International Journal of Mobile Human Computer Interaction.
    [Bibtex]
    @article{citeulike:11598621,
        author = {Sun, Xu and Golightly, David and Sharples, Sarah and Cranwell, Joanne and Bedwell, Ben},
        citeulike-article-id = {11598621},
        journal = {International Journal of Mobile Human Computer Interaction},
        posted-at = {2012-11-01 15:47:03},
        priority = {0},
        publisher = {Information Resources Management Association},
        title = {Participant experiences of mobile device-based diary studies}
    }
  • R. Mortier, B. Bedwell, K. Glover, T. Lodge, T. Rodden, C. Rotsos, A. W. Moore, A. Koliousis, and J. Sventek, “Supporting Novel Home Network Management Interfaces with Openflow and NOX,” in SIGCOMM 2011 demo track, 2011.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{citeulike:9691253,
        abstract = {The Homework project1 has examined redesign of existing home network infrastructures to better support the needs and requirements of actual home users. Integrating results from several ethnographic studies, we have designed and built a home networking platform providing detailed per- flow measurement and management capabilities supporting several novel management interfaces.},
        author = {Mortier, Richard and Bedwell, Ben and Glover, Kevin and Lodge, Tom and Rodden, Tom and Rotsos, Charalampos and Moore, Andrew W. and Koliousis, Alexandros and Sventek, Joseph},
        booktitle = {SIGCOMM 2011 demo track},
        citeulike-article-id = {9691253},
        howpublished = {Demonstration},
        keywords = {homework},
        posted-at = {2011-08-20 13:14:39},
        priority = {2},
        title = {Supporting Novel Home Network Management Interfaces with Openflow and {NOX}},
        year = {2011}
    }
  • C. Leygue, A. Spence, C. O’Malley, B. Bedwell, T. Rodden, and D. McAuley, “Energy Displays and Environmental Behavior: The Role of Social Values and Psychological Distance of Climate Change,” in Environmental Psychology, 2011.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{citeulike:9347852,
        author = {Leygue, Caroline and Spence, Alexa and O'Malley, Claire and Bedwell, Ben and Rodden, Tom and McAuley, Derek},
        booktitle = {Environmental Psychology},
        citeulike-article-id = {9347852},
        month = sep,
        posted-at = {2011-05-29 11:56:37},
        priority = {2},
        title = {Energy Displays and Environmental Behavior: The Role of Social Values and Psychological Distance of Climate Change},
        year = {2011}
    }
  • J. Sventek, A. Koliousis, N. Dulay, D. Pediaditakis, T. Rodden, T. Lodge, O. Sharma, M. Sloman, B. Bedwell, K. Glover, and R. Mortier, “An Information Plane Architecture Supporting Home Network Management,” in Integrated Network Management, 2011.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{citeulike:9340140,
        author = {Sventek, J. and Koliousis, A. and Dulay, N. and Pediaditakis, D. and Rodden, T. and Lodge, T. and Sharma, O. and Sloman, M. and Bedwell, B. and Glover, K. and Mortier, R.},
        booktitle = {Integrated Network Management},
        citeulike-article-id = {9340140},
        keywords = {homework},
        month = may,
        organization = {IFIP/IEEE},
        posted-at = {2011-05-26 13:43:36},
        priority = {0},
        title = {An Information Plane Architecture Supporting Home Network Management},
        year = {2011}
    }
  • B. Bedwell, J. Colley, and J. Fischer, “Disrupting social order by exposing personal accountability for energy consumption,” in Internet of Things marries Social Media workshop at Mobile HCI 2011, 2011.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{citeulike:9339973,
        abstract = {A key component of the future Internet of Things - energy monitoring infrastructures - have the potential to disrupt established social order in the home, workplace and public space by reintroducing energy as a contentious resource where it has become considered a right. We suggest that this disruption has both positive and negative implications and that it is vital that we understand these before designing energy monitoring technologies.},
        author = {Bedwell, Ben and Colley, James and Fischer, Joel},
        booktitle = {Internet of Things marries Social Media workshop at Mobile HCI 2011},
        citeulike-article-id = {9339973},
        month = aug,
        posted-at = {2011-05-26 11:45:42},
        priority = {2},
        title = {Disrupting social order by exposing personal accountability for energy consumption},
        year = {2011}
    }
  • B. Bedwell and J. Shao, “C-Aware: Introduction to a Case Study of Cross-Cultural Participatory Design of Persuasive Visualizations,” in Workshop on Transnational HCI at CHI 2011, 2011.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{citeulike:9339967,
        abstract = {Globalization is a financial motivator for cross-cultural design, yet global responsibility for {CO2} emissions (which are a key contributor to climate change) forces us to consider how existing design knowledge for persuasive technologies might be rapidly and effectively transferred across national boundaries to encourage beneficial energy-related behavior change. In this short paper we introduce the {C-Aware} project, its aims regarding persuasive displays relating to emissions, and the project's user-centered participatory approach to design that involves staff from three workplaces: two in the {UK} and one in China. The paper outlines a set of cultural uncertainties that may impact on emissions-related displays and on the suitability of participatory design, and states how the chosen design approach hopes to raise and address these. The planned activities will take place in the first half of the year, and it is intended that the results will be reported at the Transnational {HCI} workshop.},
        author = {Bedwell, Ben and Shao, Jianhua},
        booktitle = {Workshop on Transnational HCI at CHI 2011},
        citeulike-article-id = {9339967},
        citeulike-linkout-0 = {http://www.princeton.edu/\~{}jvertesi/TransnationalHCI/Participants\_files/BedwellShao.pdf},
        month = may,
        posted-at = {2011-05-26 11:38:53},
        priority = {0},
        title = {{C-Aware}: Introduction to a Case Study of {Cross-Cultural} Participatory Design of Persuasive Visualizations},
        url = {http://www.princeton.edu/\~{}jvertesi/TransnationalHCI/Participants\_files/BedwellShao.pdf},
        year = {2011}
    }
  • B. Bedwell, H. Schnädelbach, A. Chamberlain, and T. Caruana, “Pervasive Projection: Exploring the Potential of Mobile Phone Projectors,” in Ubiprojection workshop on Personal Projection in conjunction with Pervasive conference, 2010.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{citeulike:7158190,
        author = {Bedwell, Ben and Schn\"{a}delbach, Holger and Chamberlain, Alan and Caruana, Theresa},
        booktitle = {Ubiprojection workshop on Personal Projection in conjunction with Pervasive conference},
        citeulike-article-id = {7158190},
        citeulike-linkout-0 = {http://eis.comp.lancs.ac.uk/workshops/ubiproject2010/pdf/bedwell\_ubiprojection2010.pdf},
        day = {17},
        howpublished = {Electronically},
        keywords = {projectorphone, projectors},
        month = may,
        posted-at = {2010-05-12 10:53:21},
        priority = {0},
        title = {Pervasive Projection: Exploring the Potential of Mobile Phone Projectors},
        url = {http://eis.comp.lancs.ac.uk/workshops/ubiproject2010/pdf/bedwell\_ubiprojection2010.pdf},
        year = {2010}
    }
  • B. Bedwell, “A Framework to Guide the Design of Environments Coupling Mobile and Situated Technologies,” PhD Thesis, 2010.
    [Bibtex]
    @phdthesis{citeulike:6858977,
        abstract = {An increasing number of devices are being situated in public spaces yet interactions with such devices are problematic: they tend to be impersonal and subject to social apprehension while devices suitable for specific tasks may be difficult to locate. This thesis considers how one might design for these environments to overcome these issues and deliver engaging user experiences. It proposes the coupling of the interactive features of mobile and situated devices to facilitate personalised interactions with those situated devices. The thesis explores coupling techniques that extend the computational capabilities of the situated device through the addition of the input, output and storage capabilities of the mobile device. Finally it considers how multiple points of coupling can be used to link sequences of interactions with different situated devices providing rich, cohesive experiences across an environment.
    The thesis presents a novel framework that builds upon previous work. Existing work is reviewed that links mobiles with single situated displays, and mobiles for mediating the exploration of physical spaces to address the lack of work addressing multiple situated devices in public. This review grounds a proposal and elaboration of a core model of interaction within a coupling environment, providing the basis for a design framework. This was supported by the implementation of a test-bed that consisted of six couples in various configurations, underpinned by a software infrastructure.
    Formative user studies refined the framework and revealed novel aspects of the user experience for study. It was found that through support for narrative and personal orchestration, coupling environments afford personalised trajectories. By designing for personal trajectories the visitor has a more enjoyable personal experience and seeks to improve the experiences of others. In addition, coupling environments support social experiences; the step-by-step nature of a visitor's trajectory through the coupling environment lends itself to gradually introducing visitors to social coupled interaction and reducing social awkwardness.},
        author = {Bedwell, Ben},
        citeulike-article-id = {6858977},
        posted-at = {2010-03-16 20:19:02},
        priority = {2},
        school = {University of Nottingham},
        title = {A Framework to Guide the Design of Environments Coupling Mobile and Situated Technologies},
        year = {2010}
    }
  • [DOI] B. Bedwell, H. Schnädelbach, S. Benford, T. Rodden, and B. Koleva, “In support of city exploration,” in Proceedings of SIGCHI conference on Human factors in computing systems, New York, NY, USA, 2009, pp. 1171-1180.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{citeulike:5877717,
        abstract = {The novel experience Anywhere allowed participants to explore an urban area, tying together information not normally available, new points of views and interaction embedded into physical places. Guided by 'unseen', on-the-street performers in an ongoing conversation maintained over mobile phones, they gained access to locative media and staged performances. Our analysis demonstrates how Anywhere produced engaging and uniquely personalised paths through a complex landscape of content, negotiated by the performer-participant pair around various conflicting constraints. We reflect our analysis through the lens of the key characteristics exhibited by mechanisms that support city exploration, before focussing on possible extensions to the technological support of teams of professional and amateur guides.},
        address = {New York, NY, USA},
        author = {Bedwell, Ben and Schn\"{a}delbach, Holger and Benford, Steve and Rodden, Tom and Koleva, Boriana},
        booktitle = {Proceedings of SIGCHI conference on Human factors in computing systems},
        citeulike-article-id = {5877717},
        citeulike-linkout-0 = {http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1518701.1518879},
        citeulike-linkout-1 = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1518701.1518879},
        doi = {10.1145/1518701.1518879},
        isbn = {978-1-60558-246-7},
        keywords = {framework},
        location = {Boston, MA, USA},
        pages = {1171--1180},
        posted-at = {2009-10-02 16:31:20},
        priority = {0},
        publisher = {ACM},
        title = {In support of city exploration},
        url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1518701.1518879},
        year = {2009}
    }
  • B. Bedwell and B. Koleva, “Demonstrating Coherent Interactions between Personal Mobile Devices and Situated Installations,” in Proceedings of the Joint Workshop "Mobile Interaction with the Real World" (MIRW 2007) and 5th Workshop on "HCI in Mobile Guides" (MGuides 2007) in Conjunction with the MobileHCI conference on Human Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services, 2007, pp. 47-50.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{Bedwell07,
        author = {Bedwell, Ben and Koleva, Boriana},
        booktitle = {Proceedings of the Joint Workshop "Mobile Interaction with the Real World" (MIRW 2007) and 5th Workshop on "HCI in Mobile Guides" (MGuides 2007) in Conjunction with the MobileHCI conference on Human Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services},
        citeulike-article-id = {2986182},
        citeulike-linkout-0 = {http://www.medien.ifi.lmu.de/mirw2007/papers/MIRW2007\_Bedwell.pdf},
        editor = {Broll, Gregor and De Luca, Alexander and Rukzio, Enrico and Noda, Chie and Wisner, Paul and Cheverst, Keith and Schmidt-Belz, Barbara},
        institution = {University of Munich, Department of Computer Science, Media Informatics Group},
        keywords = {context, examples, framework, globalexplorer, installation, mobile},
        location = {Singapore},
        month = oct,
        pages = {47--50},
        posted-at = {2008-07-11 00:18:34},
        priority = {0},
        title = {Demonstrating Coherent Interactions between Personal Mobile Devices and Situated Installations},
        url = {http://www.medien.ifi.lmu.de/mirw2007/papers/MIRW2007\_Bedwell.pdf},
        year = {2007}
    }
  • [DOI] H. Schnädelbach, J. Hale, W. Dorner, B. Bedwell, S. Benford, and J. Mardell, “Future Garden,” in Technologies for Interactive Digital Storytelling and Entertainment, 2006, pp. 346-351.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{Schnadelbach07,
        abstract = {The Eastern edge of Nottingham ({UK}) city centre is undergoing substantial restructuring, which will have a major impact on the people living in the area. Future Garden is an interactive story, delivered on a handheld {PDA} device, which explores the past, present and possible futures of Sneinton Market, one part of the area to be re-developed. This paper introduces Future Garden including its novel navigation interface based on video and self-reporting and some early results of the still ongoing evaluation. Keywords: mobile {HCI}, storytelling, interactive, urban regeneration.},
        author = {Schn\"{a}delbach, Holger and Hale, Jonathan and Dorner, Willi and Bedwell, Ben and Benford, Steve and Mardell, Jo},
        booktitle = {Technologies for Interactive Digital Storytelling and Entertainment},
        citeulike-article-id = {2986148},
        citeulike-linkout-0 = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/11944577\_34},
        doi = {10.1007/11944577\_34},
        journal = {Technologies for Interactive Digital Storytelling and Entertainment},
        keywords = {anywherechi, architecture, examples, feedback, futuregarden, hypermedia, link, navigation, videotrail, willi},
        pages = {346--351},
        posted-at = {2008-07-10 23:02:02},
        priority = {0},
        title = {Future Garden},
        url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/11944577\_34},
        year = {2006}
    }

Invited Talks

  • “Piloting a mobile collection in the landscape” (co-speaker) at UK Museums on the Web ‘Museums Beyond the Web’ Conference. November 2014.
  • “Revealing culture & heritage through Locative Media and personal technologies” at University of Nottingham Fine Art ‘Visiting Lecturers’ seminars. October 2014.
  • “Lean homes: the role of energy data in domestic appliance replacement” at Behave Energy Conference. September 2014.
  • “Prototyping alternative city experiences through locative media” at University of Nottingham Urban Culture Network ‘Urban Mapping’ conference. June 2014.
  • “Sustainability In The Workplace” workshop at EU Sustainability Week hosted by University of Nottingham Ingenuity Business Network. June 2014.
  • “The researcher’s toolkit for digital engagement” at Marie Curie Initial Training Network ‘NETT – Neural Engineering Transformative Technologies’ workshop hosted by University of Nottingham. April 2013. [slides]
  • “Blending the right digital platform for public engagement” at AHRC Hidden Collections residential hosted by University of Nottingham Graduate School. March 2013. [slides]
  • “Human-Computer Interaction Design” at student-led Orchid project workshop hosted by University of Oxford, March 2013. [slides]
  • “Creating the Energy for Change” at EU Sustainability Week breakfast hosted by Environmental Technology Centre and Accelerating a Low Carbon Economy. June 2012.
  • “The Human side of Energy Consumption Data” at IBM Software Partner Architect Exchange. April 2012. [slides]
  • “CAWARE: Exploring requirements for energy monitoring in the workplace through user-centred design” at Horizon Research Conference. June 2011. [slides]
  • “Energy in the Digital Economy” at Building a Smart Energy Community hosted by Environmental Technology Centre and Accelerating a Low Carbon Economy. April 2011. [slides]