Anne Adams

Author: Anne Adams

Dr. Anne Adams is a Research Fellow at UCL Interaction Centre and a visiting Senior Lecturer at the Middlesex University 'Interaction Design Centre' and external examiner for Bath University. Recent research has reviewed the use of information and digital resources within different parts of the health service. Findings were not only published but also fed back to the information providers and designers in the development of their systems. The success of this project has increased collaborative links both within the public and commercial sector.

Dr Adams previous research into usability and security (i.e. authentication, privacy and trust) has extended into CSCW and multimedia communications. Recent publications and a Book chapter relate to these issues in both the academic and health domain.

She is a member of the ACM and has been on the committee for the British HCI group and has organised the Healthcare Digital Library workshop (at the European Conference for Digital libraries) for the past two years. She has presented at and chaired sessions at international conferences and been both an invited and keynote speaker for academic, industrial and health organisations across the world. In 2005 she was an invited speaker at the 'Royal Society of Medicine' and 'GOOGLE' while also winning the 'best international paper' at the IEEE / ACM joint conference for digital libraries.


Publication period start: 2008
Number of co-authors: 18


Number of publications with favourite co-authors
Tim Coughlan
Yvonne Rogers
Ann Blandford

Productive Colleagues

Most productive colleagues in number of publications
Martina Angela Sasse
Ann Blandford
Yvonne Rogers


Blandford, Ann, Adams, Anne, Attfield, Simon, Buchanan, George, Gow, Jeremy, Makri, Stephann, Rimmer, Jon, Warwick, Claire (2008): The PRET A Rapporter framework: Evaluating digital libraries from the perspective of infor. In Information Processing & Management, 44 (1) pp. 4-21.

Adams, Anne, Blandford, Ann (2005): Bridging the gap between organizational and user perspectives of security in the clinical . In International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 63 (1) pp. 175-202.

Adams, Anne, Blandford, Ann, Lunt, Peter (2005): Social Empowerment and Exclusion: A case study on Digital Libraries. In ACM Transactions on CHI, 0 (0) pp. 174-200.

Adams, Anne, Sasse, Martina Angela (1999): Users Are Not The Enemy. In Communications of the ACM, 42 (12) pp. 40-46.

Adams, Anne, Sasse, Martina Angela, Lunt, Peter (1997): Making Passwords Secure and Usable. In: Thimbleby, Harold, O'Conaill, Brid, Thomas, Peter J. (eds.) Proceedings of the Twelfth Conference of the British Computer Society Human Computer Interaction Specialist Group - People and Computers XII August, 1997, Bristol, England, UK. pp. 1-19.

Adams, Anne, Blandford, Ann (2005): Digital libraries\' support for the user\'s \'information journey\'. In: JCDL05: Proceedings of the 5th ACM/IEEE-CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries , 2005, . pp. 160-169.

Nilsson, Maria, Adams, Anne, Herd, Simon (2005): Building security and trust in online banking. In: Proceedings of ACM CHI 2005 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems , 2005, . pp. 1701-1704.

Adams, Anne, Sasse, Martina Angela (1999): Taming the wolf in sheep\'s clothing: privacy in multimedia communications. In: ACM Multimedia 1999 , 1999, . pp. 101-107.

Sweeney, Breen, Adams, Anne (2009): Virtual world users evaluated according to environment design, task based and affective at. In: Proceedings of the HCI09 Conference on People and Computers XXIII , 2009, . pp. 381-387.

Coughlan, Tim, Adams, Anne, Collins, Trevor, Davies, Sarah, Lea, John, Rogers, Yvonne (2011): Working with 'mission control' in scientific fieldwork: supporting interactions between in. In: Proceedings of ACM CSCW11 Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work , 2011, . pp. 617-620.

Adams, Anne, Coughlan, Tim, Lea, John, Rogers, Yvonne, Davies, Sarah, Collins, Trevor (2011): Designing interconnected distributed resources for collaborative inquiry based science edu. In: JCDL11 Proceedings of the 2010 Joint International Conference on Digital Libraries , 2011, . pp. 395-396.

Coughlan, Tim, Adams, Anne, Rogers, Yvonne (2010): Designing for balance: Out There and In Here. In: Proceedings of the HCI10 Conference on People and Computers XXIV , 2010, . pp. 468-473.