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Scott Turner


  • Principal Lecturer in Widening Participation, Computing

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Dr Turner has worked in the interdisciplinary area of medical technologies, both with industry and academia, as well in teaching and learning within Computing, robotics and artificial intelligence.

He is also the Deputy Subject Leader in computing and Immersive Technologies, with responsibilities for Research and Postgraduate Courses in computing.

Research Interests

Dr Turner has been involved with a wide range of interdisciplinary research projects including:

  • modelling pain
  • neurophysiological signal processing
  • AI applied to engineering projects
  • STEM outreach work
  • modelling of networks
  • intelligent traffic management
  • sustainability of web resources


Marwan Al-Dabbagh; Computing

Employing VANET Technology to Alleviate Road Congestion in Real Time.


Liz Coulter-Smith; Computing

Doctoral Research Project.


Amina Dawood; Computing

Computational model to extract human behaviours.


Emmanuel Ofori-Attah; Computing

Efficient Techniques for Low Power on-Chip networks for Emerging Multi-core Systems.

Teaching Interests

Programme Leader for MSc Computing programmes

Module Leader

  • CSYM033 Industry Group Project
  • CSYM023 Dissertation
  • CSYM015 Intelligent Systems
  • CSY3015 Artificial Intelligence Techniques
  • CSY1020 Problem-solving and Programming

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Projects 2010 2010


Turner, S.

1/01/10 → …

Project: Research

Research Output 2003 2019

Measuring and Reducing the Cognitive Load for the End Users of Complex Systems

Oakes, J., Johnson, M., Xue, J. & Turner, S., 7 Aug 2019, (Accepted/In press) Intelligent Systems and Applications : AISC 1037. Bi, Y., Bhatia, R. & Kapoor, S. (eds.). 1 ed. Switzerland: Springer Nature Switzerland AG, Vol. 1. 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to Book/Report typesConference contributionResearchpeer-review

Web services
Large scale systems
Computer systems

The Art of Geo-located Realism and VR: Merging the Future

Wallace, R., Douglas, I. & Turner, S., 9 Jun 2019.

Research output: Working paperResearch

Virtual reality
virtual reality
1 Downloads (Pure)

Affective Computational Model to Extract Natural Affective States of Students with Asperger Syndrome (AS) in Computer-based Learning Environment

Dawood, A., Turner, S. J. & Perepa, P., 5 Nov 2018, In : IEEE Access. 6, p. 67026-67034 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Model structures
Neural networks

A survey of application mapping techniques for many-core designs

Ofori-Attah, E., Opoku Agyeman, M. & Turner, S. J., 21 Jun 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conference typesPaperResearch

Blockchain: no thunder no wonder

Al-Sherbaz, A., Turner, S. J., Dohan, M. & Clarke, E., 13 Mar 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conference typesPaperResearch


Activities 2017 2019

  • 3 Oral presentation
  • 2 Organising a conference or workshop
  • 1 Workshop

Merged Futures

Iain Douglas (Chair), Triantafyllos Kanakis (Member of programme committee), Scott Turner (Member of programme committee), Mu Mu (Member of programme committee), Roy Wallace (Member of programme committee), Samantha Read (Member of programme committee), Daniel McCaul (Member of programme committee), Gary Hill (Participant), Andy Winter (Participant), Alison Goodyear (Participant), Christos Tsotskas (Participant), Sam Watts (Participant), Rob Fairhurst (Participant), James Belton (Participant), James Ladocha (Participant), Mark Holmes (Participant), Sam Gage (Participant), Alessandra Girardi (Participant), Inga Stewart (Participant), James Hyde (Participant), Steve Walsh (Participant), Becky Adams (Participant), Paul Mills (Participant), Trudy Bell (Participant), Charles Haynes (Participant), Rob Lewis (Participant), Darren Sharp (Participant), Rosemary Slootweg (Participant), Phil Spokes (Participant), Ricky O'Donnell (Participant)
14 Jun 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising a conference or workshopOrganising a conference or workshopResearch


Capturing and transacting ‘value for students’ in the Digital University: the Blockchain Educational Passport

Cristina Devecchi (Speaker), Ali Al-Sherbaz (Speaker), Scott Turner (Speaker), Olinga Taeed (Speaker), Nick Petford (Speaker)
18 Jun 2018

Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsOral presentationResearch


Robots and problem solving

Scott John Turner (Speaker), Jonathan Paul Adams (Speaker)
1 Jan 2018

Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsWorkshopResearch

‘Capturing and transacting “value for students” in the Digital University: the Blockchain Educational Passport’

Cristina Devecchi (Speaker), Olinga Taeed (Speaker), Ali Al-Sherbaz (Speaker), Scott John Turner (Speaker), Nicholas Petford (Speaker)
3 Sep 20187 Sep 2018

Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsOral presentationResearch


Design and evaluation of browser-to-browser video conferencing in WebRTC

Naktal Moaid Edan (Speaker), Ali Al-Sherbaz (Speaker), Scott John Turner (Speaker)
26 Oct 2017

Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsOral presentationResearch


Development of an artificial neural network model to predict expert judgement of leather handle from instrumentally measured parameters

Author: Wang, Y., 2009

Supervisor: Turner, S. (Supervisor), Picton, P. (Supervisor) & Attenburrow, G. E. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

The computational modelling of the spinal cord neurons involved in the pain process

Author: Prince, K., 2006

Supervisor: Turner, S. (Supervisor) & Picton, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Use of evolutionary algorithms to select filters for evoked potential enhancement

Author: Turner, S., 2000

Supervisor: Campbell, J. (Supervisor) & Picton, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis