Dr Elahe Kani-Zabihi

Dr Elahe Kani-Zabihi

Lecturer in Computing (Creative), Course leader for BSc Creative Computing
Job title:
Lecturer in Computing (Creative)
Course leader for BSc Creative Computing
Higher qualifications:

BEng in Computing (City University), MSc in Distributed Systems (Brunel University), PhD in User-Centred Design: Digital Library (Brunel University), PGCHE (Nottingham Trent University)

Professional organisations:
Fellow in Higher Education Academy (FHEA)

Dr Elahe Kani-Zabihi is Lecturer in Creative Computing and Course Leader for BSc Creative Computing course. She is interested to supervise PhD studies in the following research areas:  Digital Libraries; Human Computer Interaction; User-Centred Design; Mixed-Method research methodologies; Semantic Web; Assistive Technology; Service Design and Creating innovative systems.

Research and scholarly output:


Kani-Zabihi, E., & Hughes-Robert, T., (2014) On-line Privacy Behaviour: using User Interfaces for salient factors, Journal of Computer and Communications, ISSN: 2327-5219, 220-231 4(2).

Kani-Zabihi, E., Ghinea, G., & Chen, S.Y. (2010) Experiences with Developing a User-Centred Digital Library, International Journal of Digital Library Systems, 1(1), 1-23.

Kani-Zabihi, E., Ghinea, G., & Chen, S.Y., (2008) User perceptions of Online Public Library Catalogues, International Journal of Information Management, 28(6), 492-502.

Kani-Zabihi, E., & Ghinea, G., (2007) Involving users in OPAC interface design: perspective from a UK study, Human Computer Interaction International Conference, Beijing, China, vol. 9, LNCS 4558, p. 374-283.

Kani-Zabihi, E., Ghinea, G., & Chen, S.Y., (2006) Digital Libraries: What users want, Online Information Review, 30(4), 395-412.


Kani-Zabihi, E., Coles-Kemp, L., & Helmhout, M., (2015) Information Presentation: Considering on-line user confidence for effective engagement, HCI International Conference, USA, LA.

Cook, B., Kani-Zabihi, E., & Hughes-Robert, T., (2015) Usability Study of an NFC-Enabled Static Tourist Map, ENTER 2015 Conference on Information and Communication Technologies in Tourism SHORT PAPERS (FEBRUARY), At Lugano-Switzerland, Volume 6.

Coles-Kemp, L., & Kani-Zabihi, E., (2011), Practice Makes Perfect: Motivating confident privacy protection practices, Third IEEE International Conference on Privacy, Security, Risk and Trust & IEEE International Conference on Social Computing, October 2011, MIT, Boston, USA, p. 866-871, DOI: 10.1109/PASSAT/SocialCom.2011.51.

Kani-Zabihi, E., & Helmhout, M., (2011), Increasing Service Users’ Privacy Awareness by Introducing On-line Interactive Privacy Features, 16th Nordic Conference in Secure IT Systems (NordSec’11), Talinn, Estonia, Springer, LNCS 7161, p. 131-148.

Coles-Kemp, L., Kani-Zabihi, E., (2010) Online privacy and consent: a dialogue, not a monologue, Proceedings of the New Security Paradigms Workshop (NSPW’10), ACM New York, USA, p. 95 – 106, DOI:10.1145/1900546.1900560.

Kani-Zabihi, E., Coles-Kemp, L., (2010) Service users’ requirements for tools to support effective online privacy and consent practices, 15th Nordic Conference in Secure IT Systems (NordSec’10), Espoo, Finland, Springer, LNCS 7127, p. 121-135.