INTUIT: Interaction Design for Trusted Sharing of Personal Health Data to Live well with HIV

Prof. Lynne Coventry and Dr Liz Sillence

This EPSRC funded project seeks to identify and address fundamental Trust, Identity, Privacy and Security (TIPS) challenges faced by those managing stigmatised long term conditions including HIV in managing their health and interacting with care services, peer support networks, and private organisations. We will develop new tools providing people with opportunity and choice for managing the trusted sharing of their self-generated data with others. We will envision innovative service propositions that are grounded in a new empirical understanding of challenging but highly relevant contexts for sharing these data. INTUIT brings together experts in HIV Medicine, Public Health, Human Computer Interaction, Design, Health Psychology, Health Informatics and Applied Ethics with colleagues in Design at Northumbria but also Bristol University, City University, Edinburgh and UCL.


Author: Lisa Thomas

I am a psychologist working in the field of Human Computer Interaction (HCI). I am a Senior Lecturer in the Psychology Department at Northumbria University, based in the Psychology and Communication Technology (PaCT) Lab, and Visiting Associate at Newcastle University. Previously, I was the Senior Researcher for three successive multidisciplinary EPSRC projects: IMPRINTS, ReelLives and the DERC (Digital Economy Research Centre). IMPRINTS assessed the UK publics' intentions to engage with identity management technology of the future. ReelLives explored the ways in which individuals could take ownership of their digital identity. DERC aimed to improve digital provisions for the volunteering community. I have a keen interest in the role of technology in life transitions, and I am currently researching the impact of technology use in motherhood; in particular, work-life balance for new parents.