Wendy Moncur is an Interdisciplinary Professor with a joint appointment across DJCAD and the School of Nursing and Health Sciences. She is a member of the EPSRC Peer Review Associate College. She has honorary appointments as a Visiting Scholar at the University of Technology Sydney, Australia, and as an Associate of the Centre for Death and Society, University of Bath.
Wendy has been Principal Investigator/ Co-Investigator on grants worth over £2.7Million since 2011. She leads the Living Digital research group. The group's research is grounded in Human-Computer Interaction, and focuses on the design of technology to support being human in a Digital Age, particularly around significant life experiences.
Before moving into academia, Wendy worked widely in the IT industry, across financial services, utilities and manufacturing sectors.
TAPESTRY (EPSRC ref no EP/N02799X/1 (2016 – 2019). Co-Investigator. TAPESTRY investigates, develops and demonstrates transformational new technologies to enable people, businesses and digital services to connect safely online.
Funded by EPSRC. Total £1.07million. Value to University of Dundee £359K.
Meaningful Metadata: The things I wish I knew. (2017-2020). Lead supervisor. Co-supervisors Dr Siân Lindley (Microsoft Research UK) and Prof Elise van den Hoven (UTS, Australia). Explores novel approaches to integrating multiple data sources relating to a specific life transition, to support human remembering.
Funded by Microsoft Research. Value to University of Dundee £72,000.
Charting the Digital Lifespan (EPSRC ref no EP/L00383X/1). (2013 – 2016). Principal Investigator. Investigated parallels between digital and physical lifespans through ethnographic and design studies, facilitated through novel social data mining technology.
Funded by EPSRC. Total £883,000. Value to University of Dundee £220,000.
Digital Inheritance. (EPSRC ref no EP/I026304/1). Personal Fellowship. 2011-2015. Research explored the bequest, inheritance and repurposing of personal data in the context of the death of technology users.
Funded by EPSRC Research Fellowship (Cross-Disciplinary Interfaces). Value to University of Dundee £288,870.
Key Technology Partnership Visiting Fellowship. 2014. Personal award. Development of international research collaboration.
Funded by University of Technology Sydney, Australia. $10,000 AUD.
Development of a real-time healthcare process tracking system focused on enhancing patient safety. (2011-2013). Co-investigator. Improving patient safety through the user centred development of a system to track evidence-based practice being provided to patients in a Surgical High Dependency Unit.
Funded by NHS Tayside and Knowledge Transfer Programme/Technology Strategy Board. Value £189,560.
Tales of Dying@Home. 2013-2016. Principal investigator. Examined the role of personal health data in facilitating the wishes of the dying.
Funding: Projects for Scotland. £5000.