Effie Law


is Reader at the Department of Computer Science of the University of Leicester (UK) and visiting Senior Research Scientist of ETH Zürich (Switzerland). She obtained her PhD in psychology from the University of Munich (LMU), Germany. Her research domains are human-computer interaction (HCI) and technology-enhanced learning (TEL) with a specific focus on usability and user experience (UX) methodologies. Effie has been chairing two international HCI projects: MAUSE “Towards the Maturation of Usability Evaluation” and TwinTide “Towards the Integration of Trans-sectorial IT Design and Evaluation” in which researchers more than 20 European countries have been involved.  Effie has also assumed a leading role in a number of interdisciplinary research projects on various topics such as game-based learning, CSCW and personalized learning environments. She is an editorial board member of Interacting with Computers.