Edinburgh Research Explorer

Dr Ella Tallyn

Research Associate

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Biography

Ella Tallyn is a UX designer and research associate in the Design Informatics team. She has a PhD in Digital Interactive Narrative from the University of West England, and a BA in Fine Art Film and Video from Central St. Martins School of Art. She has worked as a UX designer on both commercial and academic projects, using a range of techniques from rapid usability testing to in-depth ethnographic studies. Previous work includes EU funded Paper++ project at Kings College London, JISC funded SENSE project at Nottingham Universities’ MRL, and a number of stints for Hewlett Packard Labs in both Bristol and Palo Alto. She is currently exploring data transactions and smart contracts and how these might inform the development of IoT technologies, and is interested in the concept of identity as currency.    

Research outputs

  1. Exploring Machine Autonomy and Provenance Data in Coffee Consumption: A Field Study of Bitbarista

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  2. Tangible Tools for Understanding Distributed Systems

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceOther

  3. The Ethnobot: Gathering Ethnographies in the Age of IoT

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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Research activities & awards

  1. Blockexchange workshop - Digital Catapult

    Activity: Other activity typesTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Public lecture/debate/seminar

  2. National Cyber Security visit to university

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

  3. IoTUK and PETRAS Video Case Study

    Activity: Other activity typesTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Media article or participation

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Research projects

  1. Wheatley Group Innovation in Housing

    Project: Research Collaboration with external organisation

  2. The Energy Diary - Learning Energy Systems

    Project: University Awarded Project Funding

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