Daniel Herron obtained his bachelor’s degree in Applied Computing at the University of Dundee in 2012, where he subsequently worked as a research assistant across a number of HCI research groups in the department. In November 2014 he embarked on a joint-PhD at DJCAD, University of Dundee, and the Faculty of Engineering and IT at the University of Technology Sydney. Daniel is an active member of both the Living Digital and Materialising Memories research groups, and his research interests lie in how technology can positively impact life experiences, with a particular focus on sensitive life processes.
Daniel’s PhD research investigates how technology can support individuals experiencing a breakup, separation, or divorce in a digital context, with particular emphasis on the curation of digital possessions. Supervised by Wendy Moncur & Elise van den Hoven.