Nis Bornoe -


Page last updated: September 17, 2016

Welcome to the digital home of Nis Bornoe. I am a PhD Fellow at Aalborg University, Denmark, and part of the Research Centre for Socio-Interactive Design at the Department of Computer Science. My occasionally updated blog can be found at

Upcoming and ongoing activities
  • November 29 - December 2, 2016: @ OzCHI 2016, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.
  • August 2016: External examinator in the courses "Design and Evaluation of User Interfaces" & "Systems Analysis and Design".
  • July 13, 2016: Vist @ Music Group Innovation, Aarhus, Denmark.
  • June 2016: External examinator in the courses "Design and Evaluation of User Interfaces" & "Systems Analysis and Design".
  • February 3, 2016: @ InfinIT - UX og/eller usability?, Aarhus, Denmark.
  • January & February 2016: Participating in nine exams.
  • November 17, 2015: Vist @ Radiometer, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • September 1, 2015: Starting teaching activities, 6 group supervisions and TA in one course.
  • April 18 - 23, 2015: @ CHI 2015, Seoul, South Korea.
  • March 18, 2015: @ InfinIT - SummIT 2015, Aarhus, Denmark.
  • February 18, 2015: External examiner, Introduction to programming.
  • February 1, 2015: Starting teaching activities, TA in "Designing and Evaluating User Interfaces".
  • January 2015: Participating in 11 exams.
  • December 18, 2014: Vist @ Radiometer, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • October 26 - 30, 2014: @ NordiCHI 2014, Helsinki, Finland.
  • September 15 - 18, 2014: @ HCSE 2014, Paderborn, Germany.
  • September 1, 2014: Starting teaching activities, 8 group supervisions and TA in two courses.
My profile

I characterize myself as a qualitative Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) researcher and have a multidisciplinary background covering computer science, psychology, cognitive science and information systems. My general research subject is usability engineering. Currently I'm looking into how usability engineering is conducted “in the wild” in industry. The purpose is to (hopefully) better bridge academia with industry by investigating how academic research can be made more accessible and useable to practitioners. I have in the past worked with qualitative studies of social media, mainly social networking services.

Recent Blog Posts

  • Going to Madeira
    September 30, 2016

    Sunday I will be leaving for Madeira for the remaining part of the year.

  • Joining the ACM IUI 2017 program committee
    September 15, 2016

    I have joined the ACM IUI 2017 (The 22th International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces) program committee. The program committee of the IUI conference is slightly different organized in comparison to other ACM conferences. Usually, the members of a program committee will assign each submission a number of external reviewers and write a meta-review. At IUI […]

  • Facilitating Redesign with Design Cards: Experiences with Novice Designers
    August 15, 2016

    Together with coauthors Anders Bruun and Jan Stage we got a paper accepted at OzCHI 2016, the Annual Conference of the Australian Computer-Human Interaction Special Interest Group. OzCHI 2016 is taking place in Launceston, Tasmania from November 29th – December 2nd 2016. Abstract While effort has been put into developing and evaluating usability evaluation methods less […]