Dr David Prytherch, 2012
Dr David Prytherch, Senior Research Fellow in Haptics and Computer Interface Design for Crafts, Birmingham City University.
David has 30 years professional experience as a freelance glass engraver/sculptor and is a Fellow of the Guild of Glass Engravers. His interests include Haptic (tacit) learning and teaching, haptics in skill development, particularly in the arts, haptic implications in activity satisfaction and motivation, and issues surrounding tool use and material embodiment, particularly with regard to computer interface systems. A particular interest lies in the development of inclusive interface systems that facilitate transparent access to creative processes for people with physical disabilities.