Mark Weal is a member of the WAIS Group and a Web Science Trust Fellow. His current research interests include the application of Semantic Web technologies to pervasive systems. Mark has worked for a number of years in the area of information systems, from hypermedia systems for eLearning through to information infrastructures for multi-user pervasive experiences as exemplified by his work on the Equator IRC. Mark is a senior lecturer and supervisor for the Web Science Doctoral Training Centre in Southampton. Mark's work has been extensively cross disciplinary, engaging with teachers, archivists and nursing practitioners amongst others.
The UBhave project seeks to investigate the power and challenges of using mobile phones and social networking for Digital Behaviour Change Interventions (DBCIs), and to contribute to creating a scientific foundation for digitally supported behaviour change.
LifeGuide is a node of the National Centre for e-Social Science developing software that will allow researchers to easily and flexibly create and modify internet-delivered behavioral interventions.
Development and pilot evaluation of a web-supported programme of Constraint Induced Therapy following stroke (LifeCIT)
WIME: Developing and Evaluating Interventions to Reduce Inappropriate Prescribing of Antibiotics in Primary Care.
The WIME will be targeted at inappropriate prescribing of antibiotics in primary care. It will systematically develop and evaluate theory-based interventions that correspond to the theoretical, modelling and experimental phases of the MRC Framework.
Open Impact is a project to help collect evidence about the impact of research that has been undertaken in UK universities and to provide it to a range of stakeholders (government, funders, press etc) through an independent third party agency (a learned society).
Identifying and quantifying the benefits of Semantic technologies for formal and informal learning.
A case study in semantic annotation focused on the research and practice of skills-based learning in the context of health care education.
Created and piloted an interactive electronic visualisation tool to be used in 2008-9 delivery of research-led nineteenth-century French literature and culture teaching using Web 2.0 technologies to allow students to explore the multiple perspectives, themes contexts and timelines within their core texts.
School of Electronics & Computer Science,
University of Southampton,
Highfield, Southampton SO17 1BJ
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