Imperial College London


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Dr Rebecca Stewart is a Lecturer in the Dyson School of Design Engineering at Imperial College London and was previously a Lecturer with the Centre for Digital Music and Centre for Intelligent Sensing in the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science at Queen Mary University of London. Her research is in wearable technology with a focus on binaural audio and textile interfaces. She is also investigating methods for enabling research innovations to be more accessible to applications designers.

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Liang A, Stewart R, Bryan-Kinns N, 2019, Analysis of sensitivity, linearity, hysteresis, responsiveness, and fatigue of textile knit stretch sensors, Sensors, Vol:19, ISSN:1424-8220

Mcloughlin MP, Stewart R, McElligott AG, 2019, Automated bioacoustics: methods in ecology and conservation and their potential for animal welfare monitoring, Journal of the Royal Society Interface, Vol:16, ISSN:1742-5689, Pages:1-12

McArthur A, Stewart R, Sandler M, 2017, Sounds too true to be good: diegetic infidelity–the case for sound in virtual reality, Journal of Media Practice, Vol:18, ISSN:1468-2753, Pages:26-40


Stewart R, Skach S, Bin A, 2018, Making grooves with needles: Using e-textiles to encourage gender diversity in embedded audio systems design, 2018 Designing Interactive Systems Conference, ACM Press, Pages:163-172

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