Publications

Journal Papers

  • Menzies, R., Petrie, K., Zarb, M. (2017). A Case Study of Facebook Use: Outlining a Multi-Layer Strategy for Higher Education. Education and Information Technologies. 22(1). pp.39-53 [pdf]
  • Quinn, S., Herron, D., Menzies, R., Scott, L., Black, R., Zhou, Y., Waller, A. (2015). The video interaction guidance approach applied to teaching communication skills in dentistry. European Journal of Dental Education. [pdf]
  • Zhou Y., Black R., Freeman R., Herron D., Humphris G., Menzies R., Quinn S., Scott L., Waller A. (2014). Applying the Verona Coding Definitions of Emotional Sequences (VR-CoDES) in the dental context involving patients with complex communication needs: an exploratory study. Patient Education and Counselling, 97(2), pp180-187. Acceptance Rate: 24%.
  • Porayska-Pomsta, K., Frauenberger, C., Rajendran, T., Smith, T., Pain, H., Menzies, R., Foster, M., Alcorn, A., Wass, S., Bernadini, S., Avramides, K., Keay-Bright, W., Chen, J., Waller, A., Guldberg, K., Good, J., and Lemon, O. (2010). Developing technology for autism: an interdisciplinary approach. Personal and Ubiquitous Computing. 16(2), pp117-127. [pdf]

 

Conference Proceedings

  • Menzies, R., Crabb, M, Herron, D, Petrie, K, Stewart, C, Zarb, M. (2015). An Analysis of User Engagement in Relation to Computing Workshop Activities. Proc. ACM SIGCSE 2015. (Kansas City, MO, USA). [pdf][slides]
  • Zhou Y., Black, R., Freeman, R., Herron, D., Humphris, G., Menzies, R., Quinn, S, Scott, L, Waller, A. (2014). Applying the VR-CoDES in the dental context involving patients with complex communication needs. In European Association for Communication in Healthcare (EACH). (Amsterdam, Netherlands).
  • Black, R., Zhou, Y., Freeman, R., Herron, D., Humphris, G., Menzies, R., Quinn, S., Scott, L., Waller, A. (2014). Valuing the user voice in the design of communication technologies. In European Association for Communication in Healthcare (EACH). (Amsterdam, Netherlands).
  • Menzies, R., Herron, D., Scott, L., Freeman, R., Waller, A. (2013). Involving clinical staff in the design of a support tool to improve dental communication for patients with intellectual disabilities. In Proceedings of the 15th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS) (Bellevue, WA, USA, October 21-23, 2013). [pdf] [poster]
  • Waller, A., Menzies, R., Herron, D., Prior, S., Black, R., Kroll, T. (2013). Chronicles: Supporting conversational narrative in alternative and augmentative communication. Human-Computer Interaction INTERACT 2013 Lecture Notes in Computer Science 8118, pp364-371. [pdf]
  • Menzies, R., Waller, A., Pain, H. (2011). Peer Interviews: An adapted methodology for contextual understanding in User-Centred Design. In Proceedings of the 12th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS) (Dundee, UK, October 24 – 26, 2011). [pdf] [poster]
  • Menzies, R. (2011). Developing for Autism with User-Centred Design. In Proceedings of the 12th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS) (Dundee, UK, October 24 – 26, 2011). [Student Research Competition] [pdf] [poster]
  • Menzies, R., Waller, A., Pain, H. (2010). Promoting sharing behaviours in children through the use of a customised novel computer system. In Proceedings of the 11th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS) (Orlando, FL, USA, October 25 – 27, 2010). [Doctoral Consortium, Poster Presentation] [poster]
  • Menzies, R., Waller, A., Pain, H. (2010). The provision of a learning environment for social communication and interaction in children with Asperger Syndrome and users of AAC. 14th Biennial Conference of the International Society for Alternative and Augmentative Communication (ISAAC) (Barcelona, Spain, July 24 – 29, 2010).

 

Other Publications

  • Herron, D., Menzies, R., Waller, A., Black, R., Quinn, S., Freeman, R., Zhou, Y., Humphris, G., Scott, L., Elliott, G. (2014). Communication challenges at the dentist for patients with intellectual and communication disabilities. 16th Biennial Conference of the International Society for Alternative and Augmentative Communication (ISAAC). (Lisbon, Portugal). July 21-24.
  • Black, R., Elliott, G., Freeman, R., Herron, D., Humphris, G., Menzies, R., Quinn, S., Scott, L., Waller, A., Zhou, Y. (2014). A new tool to support communication between dentist and patients with intellectual and communication disabilities. 16th Biennial Conference of the International Society for Alternative and Augmentative Communication (ISAAC). (Lisbon, Portugal). July 21-24.
  • Black, R,, Menzies, R., Herron, D., Quinn, S., Freeman, R., Waller, A. (2014). A new tool to support communication between dentists and patients with intellectual and communication disabilities. In Communication Matters National Symposium. (Leeds, UK). p49. 14-16 September
  • Menzies, R., Herron, D., Freeman, R., Waller, A., Scott, L. (2013). Stories at the Dentist: Identifying communication issues in special care dentistry settings. In Communication Matters National Symposium. (Leeds, UK) p20. 15-17 September
  • Menzies, R., Waller, A., Pain, H. (2011). Interaction of Children with Autism with a Virtual Character. Digital Engagement 2011 (Newcastle, UK, November 15-17, 2011). [pdf]
  • Menzies, R., Waller, A., Pain, H. (2011). Promoting sharing behaviours in children through the use of a customised novel computer system, SIGACCESS Newsletter, 99, pp 30-36 (doi 10.1145.1948959).
  • Menzies, R., Waller, A., Pain, H. (2010). Promoting sharing behaviours in children through the use of a customised novel computer system. 2nd Annual SICSA PhD Conference (Edinburgh, UK, June 9-11, 2010). [poster]
  • Menzies, R., Waller, A., Pain, H. (2009). Customising an interactive narrative intervention to improve prosocial sharing behaviours in children aged 5-7 years with Asperger Syndrome. 1st Annual SICSA PhD Conference (Edinburgh, UK, June 9-11, 2009). [poster]

 

Invited Talks

  • Menzies, R. (2016). Data Visualisation on Smartwatches. University of St Andrews, 23rd Feb 2016. [slides]
  • Menzies, R. (2015). A Case Study of Retention Strategies in the Curriculum. College of Art, Science & Engineering Teaching Forum, University of Dundee, 25th Feb 2015. [slides]
  • Menzies, R. (2015). Mind the Gap: Transitioning from School to University. Discovery Days, University of Dundee, 9th Jan 2015. Presentation given as winner of the Honorary Graduates Award for Inclusive Practice. [slides]
  • Menzies, R. (2014). How Technology Can Help Nonspeaking People Tell Their Stories. Cafe Science Extra, Dundee.
  • Menzies, R., Prior, S. (2011). Universal Design – Including People with Disabilities. Cafe Science Extra, Dundee.

 

PhD Thesis