Nora O’ Murchu is a lecturer, researcher and curator at the Interaction Design Centre in the University of Limerick. She has a degree in Electronic and Computer Engineering from NuiGalway and received her Masters in Interactive Media from the University of Limerick in 2008.
She is the founder of Tweak an interactive digital art festival that focuses on promoting the understanding of the use of open source technology within our culture and to explore contemporary issues.
She is a member of Council a think-tank focused on the Internet of Things.
Her current research focuses on the design of open-ended interactive systems and how open source communities can offer unique insights for the development of these interactive systems for the Interaction Design Community.
Selected list of publications.)
- Nora O’Murchu and Anders Sigfridsson. 2010. TiY (tag-it-yourself). In Proceedings of the 8th ACM Conference on Designing Interactive Systems (DIS ’10). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 57-60. DOI=10.1145/1858171.1858183