School of Computing


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Dr Alice Good

  • Qualifications: BSc MSc PhD PGCertHE
  • Role Title: Senior Lecturer
  • Address: Buckingham Building, Lion Terrace, Portsmouth PO1 3HE UK
  • Telephone: +44 (0)23 9284 6664
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  • Department: School of Computing
  • Faculty: Faculty of Technology


I am a Senior Lecturer in Human Computer Interaction at the School of Computing, and Course Leader for the Masters of Research (MRes) in Technology at the University of Portsmouth. I gained a PhD in Information Systems from the University of Portsmouth in 2008, and an MSc in Human Centred Computer Systems from the University of Sussex in 2002.

My research interests lie in tools and applications that support mental health and wellbeing. My expertise lies in user centred design and evaluation, including acceptance, user enjoyment, usability and accessibility.

I have provided usability and accessibility consultancy to several small companies as well as the charity Shelter.

Teaching Responsibilities

Unit Lecturer

  • Research Preparation and Development (RESPREP)
  • Research Internal Placement (RESINT)
  • Research Project (RESPRO)
  • Professional, Academic & Research Development (PARD)
  • eCommerce - A Critical Evaluation of Technology (ECRET)

Other Roles

  • Course Leader for Masters in Research (MRes) Technology
  • Distance Learning Tutor


  • Tools and applications to support wellbeing. This can apply to tools that facilitate cognitive restructuring, behaviour modification, self-monitoring, self-soothing and others. In addition, tools that meet the specific needs of people recovering from mental illness.
  • Looking at usability and accessibility issues for web-based resources, for people experiencing mental health problems. The Web is providing increased access to the provision of health care, as well as a variety of resources that facilitate support and self-help. Accessibility is an important consideration.
  • Current projects in collaboration with the Department of Psychology at the University of Portsmouth, are looking at developing mobile applications to reduce negative thinking and improve wellbeing.

Research profile

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