Kyle Boyd
  • York Street, Belfast Campus

    BT15 1ED Belfast

    United Kingdom

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Dr. Kyle Boyd has research interests which range from Interaction Design, Human-Computer Interaction, User Experience Design, User Interface Design, User Experience Research, Usability Engineering, Social media and Digital Health which is the application of digital technology in healthcare.

He has published in these areas with papers spanning usability, Interface design and measuring user experience.

He has been involved on research projects funded by InvestNI, InterTrade Ireland, HSC, AHRC, ESPRC and Interreg.

Recently Kyle cochaired the 15th Irish HCI Symposium in November 2022 at Ulster University, Belfast.  

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities

Education/Academic qualification

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, The Higher Education Academcy

Award Date: 11 Jun 2018

PhD, An investigation into improving the usability of social media for older users

Award Date: 20 Aug 2014

Master, MA Multidisciplinary Design

Award Date: 20 Jan 2009

Bachelor, BSc (Hons) Interactive Multimedia Design

Award Date: 7 Jul 2007

External positions

External Examiner, University of Malta


External Examiner: MSc/PG Interactive Digital Media, Griffith College

Sept 2019Sept 2023


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