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I am a user experience researcher and digital consultant based in Edinburgh.

This is a personal website about my work and personal interests.

Contact me by emailing:

About my work

I am the user experience manager with the University of Edinburgh Website and Communications section. I lead the User Experience and Digital Consultancy service, which provides user research, content design and training, supporting the delivery of human-centred services.

Most of my work history has involved enabling people to adopt human-centred approaches in the higher education sector, primarily in web projects but also often in service delivery. I have also worked on digital and research projects for small businesses, third sector organisations, politics and government.

My work brings together my interest in the web with my background in social sciences. My degree is in economics and politics, and I have a particular interest in behavioural sciences. I enjoy incorporating this knowledge into my work to improve technology-focused services that need to be more human-centred.

About me

In my spare time I enjoy cycling, running and walking to explore new areas. I enjoy watching motorsport, and listening to experimental and electronic music. I am interested in modernist design and brutalist architecture.

I am a liberal, and a member of the Liberal Democrats.

I have been writing blogs since 2002, when I was 16. These archives are found at doctorvee, vee8 and Stepreo. I also used to compile Scottish Roundup, a weekly digest of Scottish blogging.

Contact me

Email: contact@duncanstephen.net

While I have presences on social media, I do not necessarily monitor them. If you need to contact me, please email.


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