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Reem Al Ashaikh

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Email: reem.al-ashaikh.1@city.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)20 7040 8993

Room: A212, College Building


PhD research student


Reem joined the Centre for Human Computer Interaction Design in October 2012, as a PhD student, supervised by Stephanie Wilson and Dr. Sara Jones.

She completed her Bachelor in Computer Sciences at Umm Al-Qura University, Saudi Arabia, and finished her Master's degree in Computing Science with distinction from Newcastle University, UK. She taught several courses in the Department of Computer Sciences in Umm Al-Qura University for about 2 years before starting her Master's degree.

Reem's research interests include persuasive technologies, awareness, and technologies for collaborative learning. Her thesis topic is about investigating the role of persuasive social actors on activity awareness of collaborative learning groups.


Al Ashaikh, R., Wilson, S, & Jones, S. (2016). A Persuasive Social Actor for Activity Awareness in Learning Groups. In: BCS Learning and Development Ltd. Proceedings of British HCI 2016 - Fusion, Bournemouth, UK.

Al Ashaikh, R., Wilson, S., & Jones, S. (2014). Exploring Awareness Behaviours and Collaboration Activities in Learning Groups. In: BCS Learning and Development Ltd. Proceedings of HCI 2014, Southport, UK. 376–377.