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Brock Craft

  • PhD
  • Lecturer
  • Goldsmiths University of London Department of Computing
  • 19PublicationsNumber of items in Brock's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 17Followers

Research interests

Ubiquitous ComputingInformation VisualisationLearning Design


My work has centred on design, interactivity, and usability in a variety of domains, including Human-computer Interaction, Digital Art, and Learning. As a Research Fellow at the London Knowledge Lab, I’ve focused on Learning Design, tools for pedagogy design, technology-enhanced learning (TEL), and interactive artefacts. My prior research was on using traditional design methods such as sketching to support software engineering for Information Visualisation. My areas of specialist knowledge are Physical Computing, Information Visualization, Human-Computer Interaction, and Learning Design. I was a Director at design firm TinkerLondon (now closed), where we worked on projects that bridged the digital and physical worlds with interactive technology. Work we produced at Tinkerlondon has been exhibited at the New York Museum of Modern Art, ("Talk to Me" exhibition, 2011). I’ve also worked as a consultant on a range of projects in both User Experience and Information Design/Analysis.

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  • Georgina Voss

    Georgina Voss

  • Hendrik Knoche

    Hendrik KnocheAalborg University

  • josh underwood

    josh underwood

  • Manolis Mavrikis

    Manolis Mavrikis

  • Dominic Furniss

    Dominic FurnissUniversity College London

  • Stephann Makri

    Stephann MakriUniversity College London Eastman Dental Institute Craniofacial Growth and Development Department

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Publications (5)

  • Understanding teenagers’ personal contexts to design technology that supports learning about energy consumption

    • Avramides K
    • Craft B
    • Luckin R
  • Supporting teachers in capturing and analyzing learning data in the technology-rich classroom

    • Peter Reimann
    • Friedrich Hesse
    • Peter Freebody
    • et al.
  • Working with teenagers to design technology that supports learning about energy in informal contexts

    • Avramides K
    • Craft B
    • Luckin R
    • et al.
  • Using the Learning Designer to develop a conceptual framework for linking learning design tools and systems.

    • Bower M
    • Craft B
    • Laurillard D
    • et al.
  • Security needs and usability in grid e-science projects

    • Craft B
    • Sasse A

Professional experience


Department of Computing, Goldsmiths, University of London

December 2009 - Present

Material Service Corporation

General Dynamics

Network Manager

International Survey Research



Education history

PhD, Computer Science

University College London

September 2003 - April 2007(4 years)

MS, Human-Computer Interaction

DePaul University

June 1999 - May 2001(2 years)


Columbia College Chicago

September 1989 - May 1992(3 years)