George Torrens

Senior Lecturer (Design not elsewhere classified)



  • Dialogue Appropriate to Assistive Technology Product Design: A Taxonomy of Communication Formats in Relation to Modes of Sensory Perception
  • Evaluation of an assistive technology product design using a paired comparisons method within a mixed methods approach: A case study evaluating preferences for four types of cutlery with 34 upper limb impaired participants
  • Cultural bias: a comparison of semantic responses by 126 students from Pakistan and the United Kingdom to a wheelchair when viewed against a congruent and incongruent background
  • The order and priority of research and design method application within an assistive technology new product development process: a summative content analysis of 20 case studies
  • Forensic anthropometry from fingerprints- A collaboration between chemistry and design
  • Shedding Light on the Effect of Fish Oil Supplementation on Dark Adaptation Capabilities
  • The importance of dark adaptation for forensic examinations; an evaluation of the Crime-lite Eye™
  • Finding evidence in the dark: utilization of inkjet-printed amino acids
  • Cultural influences on perception of disability and disabled people: a comparison of opinions from students in the United Kingdom (UK) Pakistan (PAK) about a generic wheelchair using a semantic differential scale
  • 20years of the Loughborough User Centred Assistive Technology design process: has it made a difference?
  • IN SAFE HANDS: A review of mobile phone anti-theft designs
  • Getting a grip
  • The development of the Autosip: A hygienic, self-operated, drinking device for people with minimal sucking ability and/or minimal arm strength
  • An introduction to the development of a product brand: An evidence-based template for use with first year undergraduate industrial designers
  • Enhanced communication of product concept data utilizing motion capture, CAD modelling and animation
  • Hand performance assessment of ten people with Rheumatoid Arthritis when using a range of specified saucepans
  • The use of fingerprint contact area for biometric identification
  • The development of the Port-a-Bidet: A portable bidet for people with mininmal hand function
  • Offending users: Designing-in deterrence with mobile telephones
  • Design issues in military footwear and handwear
  • The influence of social context on the perception of assistive technology: using a semantic differential scale to compare young adults’ views from the United Kingdom and Pakistan
  • Shedding Light on the Effect of Fish Oil Supplementation on Dark Adaptation Capabilities
  • 20 years of the Loughborough user centered assistive technology design process: has it made a difference?

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