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 pedagogyTheory of learning 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.

Researching children's interaction with their personal data.


Developing a data education curriculum for Scottish schools.

Internet of Things for early learning.


Developing a digital ‘embodied learning’ exhibit as part of Move2Learn.


Numbuko is a virtual manipulative version of everyday colour maths materials for eary numeracy, but with many benefits, such as blocks changing col

Working with UCL Knowledge Lab, Glasgow Science Centre and our US partners to research science thinking for children.