Dr Shaleph O'Neill


Communication Design, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design

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Dr O’Neill is a senior lecturer and researcher at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design (DJCAD), University of Dundee, who has held a number of senior management roles including leading the Communication Design Group, acting as Head of Learning and Teaching, acting as Associate Dean for Research and as Unit of Assessment co-ordinator for the University of Dundee UoA32 Art, Design, History and Theory REF submission.

He has worked on a number of interaction design projects that explore user sense making processes and creative activities (BENOGO, EU Presence Initiative, IST-2001-39184; Making Sense of Creative Interactions, EPSRC F053029/1; The Arts API Project, Nesta Digital Research and Development Fund). His expertise lies in the area of semiotics and creative computing. He is Author of “Interactive Media: The Semiotics of Embodied Interaction (published by Springer, 2008). His research focus is to better understand the relationship between creative people, creative processes and creative technologies.

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  • Art and design

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