Our expertise covers many aspects of children’s lives with technology: learning and development, including the role of gesture and bodily movement in learning; the curriculum and pedagogy in the early years; engagement and motivation; play and educational toys; and everyday life at home and the role of the family.


To view our current and previous research projects click on the links below.

This project, based at the University of Stirling, investigated parents’ expectations and aspirations for their children’s futures as users of tech

Digital Childhoods was a programme of events that ran during 2011.

This project, based at the University of Stirling, focused on play at home, particularly with technological and traditional toys.

This pilot study is looking at babies’ and infants’ interactions with technology in the home.

The aim of this project is to conduct a pilot study examining the Internet of Things in the context of children’s play in the home and to consider

Applying the principles of embodied cognition to teaching children science.