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Christopher Parker

  • PhD
  • Lecturer in UX Design
  • Loughborough University Loughborough Design School
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Christopher J. Parker is a lecturer in UX Design at Loughborough University, UK. He obtained his PhD in Human Factors Design in 2012 before gaining industrial experience as a UX Architect. He now researches how user interaction with technology directs consumer behaviour. Currently recruiting PhD Students wishing to investigate the how emotions influence our behaviours, including smart technology and retail. Email:

Recent publications

  • 3D Body Scanning: The Next Big Thing in Retail, or Much Ado About Nothing?

    • Januszkiewicz M
    • Parker C
    • Hayes S
    • et al.
  • Crazy 8's Ideation Template

    • Parker C

Professional experience

Lecturer in UX Design

Loughborough Design School, Loughborough University

March 2018 - Present

Lecturer in Computer Aided Design

University of Manchester

January 2014 - March 2018(4 years)

Senior UX Architech

Next Retail Ltd.

July 2013 - January 2014(6 months)

Research Associate

Loughborough University

November 2011 - July 2013(2 years)

Lighting Designer

Light Projects

November 2007 - October 2008(a year)

Systems Design Engineer

Vanderlande Industries

October 2006 - November 2007(a year)


(PhD) A Human Factors Perspective on Volunteered Information

Loughborough Design School, Loughborough University

October 2008 - August 2012(4 years)

(BSc, 1st class) Product Design and Innovation

Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Department, University of Portsmouth

September 2003 - June 2006(3 years)