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Simon Jones


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Research interests

Simon works in Human-Computer Interaction, particularly in areas related to personal informatics, privacy, social networks, mobile interaction, communication analysis, and data visualisation. His recent work investigates how data analysis and visualisation of peoples' online digital footprints can be used to support them in understanding and changing their behaviour in a range of contexts.

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Projects 2012 2020

Cyber Security Across the LifeSpan (cSalsa)

Joinson, A. & Jones, S.


Project: Research council

cognitive ability
Intellectual property
Electronic mail
Computer aided design
Carbon footprint
Plant shutdowns

Research Output 2008 2019

Exploring the Future Role of Self-Tracking Data in the Rheumatology Clinic

Hue, W., Jones, S. & Sengupta, R., 5 Apr 2019, Healthcare of the Future. Bignens, S., Burkle, T., Lehmann, M., Denecke, K., Zetz, E., Holm, J. & Sariyar, M. (eds.). Biel/Bienne, Switzerland: IOS Press, p. 33-38 6 p. (Studies in Health Technology and Informatics; vol. 259).

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

Patient Perspectives on Self-Management Technologies for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Davies, T., Jones, S. & Kelly, R., 4 May 2019, Proceedings of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. New York: Association for Computing Machinery, p. 1-13 13 p. 222. (CHI: Conference on Human Factors and Computing Systems).

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

Open Access

The evolution of online ideological communities

Davidson, B., Jones, S., Joinson, A. & Hinds, J., 22 May 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 5, e0216932.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

What is 'Cyber Security'?: Differential Language of CyberSecurity Across the Lifespan

Jones, S., Collins, E., Levordashka, A., Muir, K. & Joinson, A., 4 May 2019, CHI 2019 - Extended Abstracts of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Association for Computing Machinery, Vol. 2019-May. 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
3 Citations (Scopus)

Dealing with Information Overload in Multifaceted Personal Informatics Systems

Jones, S. & Kelly, R., 2 Jan 2018, In : Human-Computer Interaction. 33, 1, p. 1-48 48 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Information Systems


Automating Group-Based Privacy Control in Social Networks

Author: Jones, S., 1 Aug 2012

Supervisor: O'Neill, E. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD