*Full CV available upon request*

Research Outcomes & Publications

Journal Publications

Nevay, S. (2017) Social Connectedness: All Sewn Up? The Design Journal, 20:4, 511-519, DOI: 10.1080/14606925.2017.1325634


Conference Publications

Nevay, S., Lim, C.S.C. & Gowans, G. (2019) The Soft Touch: Design vs. Disruption, The Design Journal, 22:sup1, 601-613, DOI: 10.1080/14606925.2019.1595441

Nevay, S., Robertson, L., Lim, C.S.C. & Moncur, W. (2019) ‘Crafting Textile Connections: A mixed-methods approach to explore traditional and e-textile crafting for wellbeing’. The Design Journal, 22:sup1, 487-501, DOI: 10.1080/14606925.2019.1595434

Kingsley, C., Nevay, S. & Linsday, R. (2018) PhD Teaching Experience in Design Methods for Insight Gathering: A Level 1 Design Module. Presented at: Scholarship Symposium 2018.University of Dundee: Dundee.


Taylor, N., Clarke, L., Skelly, M. & Nevay. S. (2018) Strategies for Engaging Communities in Creating Physical Civic Technologies. In Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’18). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, Paper 507, 1-2. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3173574.3174081

Robertson, R. & Nevay, S. (2018) E-textiles: Crafting Connections for Wellbeing. Presented at: Cuimhne Symposium 2018. An Lanntair: Outer Hebrides.


Nevay, S., Lim, C.S.C. & Gowans, G. (2017) Textile Connections E-textiles to enhance connectedness for older adults experiencing loneliness, The Design Journal, 20:sup1, S4065-S4075, DOI: 10.1080/14606925.2017.1352908

Lim C.S.C., & Nevay, S. (2016) Crafted with Care: Reflections from co-designing wearable technologies with care home residents, in: P. Lloyd & E. Bohemia, eds., Proceedings of DRS2016: Design + Research + Society - Future- Focused Thinking, Volume 8, pp 3295-3311, DOI 10.21606/drs.2016.327

Nevay, S. (2016) Co-designing E-textiles for Social Connectedness. Poster Presentation at SICSA PhD Conference 2016. Strathclyde University: Glasgow.


Nevay, S. & Lim, C.S.C. (2015) The role of co-design in wearables adoption. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Ergonomics & Human Factors 2015, Daventry, Northamptonshire, UK, 13-16 April 2015. ISBN 9781138028036. pp. 109 -116

Nevay, S. & Lim, C.S.C. (2015) 'Co-designing appealing wearables with care home residents'. In Proceedings of 11th International European Academy of Design Conference (The Value of Design Research). (eds) L. Valentine, B. Borja de Mozota, J.Nelson, S, Merter, P. Atkinson. UK: Sheffield Hallam University. ISBN 978-1-84387-393-8. Available at: http://ead.yasar.edu.tr [June 2016]

Nevay, S. and Lim, C.S.C. (2014) Creativity and Connectivity: Co-design with Care Homes. Digital Economy All Hands Meeting 2014. London.

White, H., Press, M., Nevay, S., Mackinnon, P., Hodge, J. & Yumeng, Z. (2013) Fabric Fobs and Family Ties. Praxis and Poetics: Research Through Design. The Baltic. Gateshead. September 2013.

White, H., Press, M., Nevay, S., Mackinnon, P. & Hodge, J. (2013) ‘Crafting Caring Communication: A Case Study on the Value of Collaborative Making in a Care Context’.


Nevay, S. (2019) Dundee Conversation Quilt. Presented at DJCAD Research Expo 2019: Dundee.


Nevay, S. (2018) Dundee Conversation Quilt and Dundee Sound Map. Presented at V&A Digital Futures: EVA Conference 2018: London.


Nevay, S. (2018) Dundee Conversation Quilt. Presented at Rank Festival of Celebration, V&A Dundee: Dundee.


Lim, C.S.C. & Nevay, S. (2017) BESiDE Research Prototypes and MAKE  k(IT) toolkit. Dundee Smart Care Convention. Caird Hall: Dundee. February 2017.



Stuart, G. (2019) ‘E-textiles' could help in fight against loneliness' STV News

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Watson, J. (2019) ‘Textile researchers Go Dutch with electrifying fabrics’ University of Dundee

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Younger, D. (2018) ‘Birds of a Feather Sew Together’ University of Dundee

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