Claire Orr

Research Associate in Computer Science


Room 16J26 Shore Road Newtownabbey Co. Antrim BT37 0QB



Claire is a Research Associate within NI-CHIC and the Connected Health Living Lab (CH:LL). She received a B.Sc. in Information and Communication Technologies with Professional Practice in 2013. Post-graduate she took on the role of Jr. GRC Consultant for a SAP company, where she worked and trained in Bangalore, India for 7 months. In 2015, she became a Ph.D. candidate researching activity recognition within smart environments. Since becoming a Research Associate in 2018, she is continuing to complete her Ph.D. part-time.

Claire’s research has been based around monitoring the wellbeing of patients with dementia through the installation of smart technologies in the home. Day to day she manages the CH:LL and attends events to promote CHIC. Her research interests are focused on smart technology installation, analysis of pervasive data and using eye tracking to evaluate usability of websites and mobile applications