Professor Graham Johnson

Professor of Human-Centred Technology

School School of Design and Informatics

Department Division of Cybersecurity


I am driven by a desire to improve the relationships between people and technology, where this involves services, interfaces, design, quality, and business value. For many years I have built and directed teams, from many research disciplines, across the globe, and developed successful partnerships with academia and business, developing new technologies and products. This has been chiefly within a multinational corporate context. I've a background in HCI (human-computer interaction), usability, applied psychology, ergonomics, UX, security, and technology innovation. Currently, Professor of Human-Centred Technology, in the School of Design and Informatics, and Co-Director of the Abertay cyberQuarter.

Degrees in Psychology (BA (Hons.) and in WDE (MSc), from UCLAN and Birmingham respectively. Published widely for more than three decades - books, journals, articles, patents, etc. Registered Member of the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors (CIEHF) and Chartered Psychologist (CPsychol.), and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (AFBPsS).

If you are interested in research collaboration, international partnerships, or postgraduate research at masters or PhD level, in the field of human-centred technology, cybersecurity, usability/UX, please contact me directly via email.

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