Imperial College London


Central FacultyGraduate School

Industry Exchange & Innovation Placements Programme Leader



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Dr Jane-Lisa Coughlan is a Senior Teaching Fellow at Imperial College London and leads on two EPSRC funded programmes as part of the National Productivity and Investment fund (NPIF).  The programmes deliver training that support doctoral researchers to demonstrate impact from their research and develop skills, competencies and experience to work effectively and collaboratively with businesses to address the Industrial Challenges.  Formerly, she managed an employer engagement team covering volunteering, mentoring, Santander internships, placements and part-time jobs.  Before that she supervised and graduated PhD students and has over 40 publications as a researcher and lecturer teaching Human-Computer Interaction and Persuasive Design.

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Money A, Coughlan J, 2016, Team-taught versus individually taught undergraduate education: a qualitative study of student experiences and preferences, Higher Education, Vol:72, ISSN:0018-1560, Pages:797-811

Al-Haidari N, Coughlan J, 2015, An Exploratory Content Analysis of a Saudi Women’s Beauty Products’ Discussion Forum, Asia Pacific Journal of Information Systems, Vol:25, ISSN:2288-5404, Pages:805-822

Barnett J, Harricharan M, Fletcher D, et al., 2015, myPace: an integrative health platform for supporting weight loss and maintenance behaviors., Ieee J Biomed Health Inform, Vol:19, Pages:109-116

Al-Haidari N, Coughlan J, The influence of electronic-word-of-mouth on consumer decision-making for beauty products in a Kuwaiti Women's online community, Journal of Contemporary Eastern Asia, Vol:13, Pages:3-14

Jamal A, Coughlan J, Kamal M, 2013, Mining social network data for personalisation and privacy concerns: A case study of Facebook's Beacon, International Journal of Business Information Systems, Vol:13, ISSN:1746-0972, Pages:173-198

Edwards M, Agha R, Coughlan J, 2013, Capturing intra-operative safety information using surgical wikis., Inform Health Soc Care, Vol:38, Pages:120-131

Patel N, Brinkman WP, Coughlan J, 2012, Work placements and academic achievement: Undergraduate computing students, Education and Training, Vol:54, ISSN:0040-0912, Pages:523-533

Coughlan J, Swift S, 2011, Student and tutor perceptions of learning and teaching on a firstyear study skills module in a university computing department, Educational Studies, Vol:37, ISSN:0305-5698, Pages:529-539

Coughlan J, Eatock J, Patel N, 2011, Simulating the use of re-prioritisation as a wait-reduction strategy in an emergency department., Emerg Med J, Vol:28, Pages:1013-1018

Coughlan J, Brinkman WP, 2011, Design considerations for delivering E-learning to surgical trainees, International Journal of E-health and Medical Communications, Vol:2, ISSN:1947-315X, Pages:14-23

Coughlan J, Macredie RD, Patel N, 2011, Understanding the consumption process through in-branch and e-mortgage service channels: A first-time buyer perspective, International Journal of Bank Marketing, Vol:29, ISSN:0265-2323, Pages:148-167

Ahmed JS, Coughlan J, Edwards M, et al., 2009, User interface evaluation of a multimedia CD-ROM for teaching minor skin surgery, Behaviour & Information Technology, Vol:28, ISSN:0144-929X, Pages:269-279

Coughlan J, Morar SS, 2008, Development of a tool for evaluating multimedia for surgical education., J Surg Res, Vol:149, Pages:94-100

Edwards MH, Coughlan J, Morar S, 2007, Eliciting and storing operative information from expert surgeons using surgical scripts: a content analysis study., Int J Surg, Vol:5, Pages:267-272

Coughlan J, Macredie RD, Patel N, 2007, Evaluating the effectiveness of customers' communication experiences with online retailers - A study of e-mortgages, Interacting with Computers, Vol:19, ISSN:0953-5438, Pages:83-95

Coughlan J, Macredie R, Patel N, 2007, Moving face-to-face communication to Web-based systems, Interacting with Computers, Vol:19, ISSN:0953-5438, Pages:1-6

Coughlan J, Eatock J, Eldabi T, 2006, Evaluating telemedicine: a focus on patient pathways., International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care, Vol:22, ISSN:0266-4623, Pages:136-142

Coughlan J, Lycett M, Macredie RD, 2005, Understanding the business-IT relationship, International Journal of Information Management, Vol:25, ISSN:0268-4012, Pages:303-319

Coughlan J, Lycett M, Macredie RD, 2003, Communication issues in requirements elicitation: A content analysis of stakeholder experiences, Information and Software Technology, Vol:45, ISSN:0950-5849, Pages:525-537

Coughlan J, Macredie RD, 2002, Effective communication in requirements elicitation: A comparison of methodologies, Requirements Engineering, Vol:7, ISSN:0947-3602, Pages:47-60


Coughlan J, Brinkman WP, 2013, Design considerations for delivering E-learning to surgical trainees, Digital Advances in Medicine, E-Health, and Communication Technologies, Pages:341-350, ISBN:9781466627956

Chen S, Coughlan J, Love S, et al., 2008, Cognitive implications of informationSpaces: Human issues in the design and use of electronic library interfaces, Digital Convergence-Libraries of the Future, Pages:253-271, ISBN:9781846289026


Al-Haidari NM, Coughlan J, 2012, Investigating continuance usage of e-WOM in online communities, Pages:242-246

Coughlan J, Jamal A, Macredie RD, 2012, AGENT: Alumni growth and engagement across new technologies, Pages:763-769

Coughlan J, Lycett M, Macredie RD, 2004, Creating the collaborative organisation: The promise of relationship management, Pages:141-150, ISSN:1060-3425

Coughlan J, Macredie RD, 2003, Supporting Communication Practices: How the Choice of Methodologies can Affect Requirements Elicitation, Pages:250-255

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