Jason Tarl Jacques

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  • KY16 9SS

    United Kingdom

Accepting Postgraduate Research Students

PhD projects

Crowdsourcing, digital economy, online communities, sustainability.

Personal profile

Research overview

Jason is a member of the SACHI research group and is focused on both the micro- and macro-impacts of digital technology on people and society. Research topics include economics, crowdsourcing, software development, ubiquitous computing, and interface design; including a focus on human-factors, engineering design, user behaviour, and digital markets at internet-scale, particularly as they extend and shape broader policy.

Biography

Jason is a Lecturer in Human Computer Interaction in the School of Computer Science, at the University of St Andrews and is focused on both the micro- and macro-impacts of digital technology on people and society. Jason is also a member of the SIGCHI Sustainability Committee, underlining his interest not only in the application and use of novel technologies but the broader impact of both research and practice on wider society. Jason began his postgraduate work at the University of St Andrews, and later completed his PhD as a member of Christ's College at the University of Cambridge.

Profile Keywords

HCI, Crowdsourcing, Online Labour Markets, Digital Communities, Gig Economy, Sustainability

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, Microtask Design: Value, Engagement, Context, and Complexity, UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE

Award Date: 28 Apr 2018

Bachelor of Science, Information Systems (Hons), Brunel University

Award Date: 20 Jun 2013

External positions

Visiting Lecturer in Computer Science, City University London

15 Aug 2022 → …

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  • Crowdsourcing design guidance for contextual adaptation of text content in augmented reality

    Dudley, J. J., Jacques, J. T. & Kristensson, P. O., 6 May 2021, CHI '21: proceedings of the 2021 CHI conference on human factors in computing systems. Bjørn, P. & Drucker, S. (eds.). ACM, 14 p. 731. (Conference on human factors in computing systems - proceedings).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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    2 Citations (Scopus)
    1 Downloads (Pure)
  • Investigating the accessibility of crowdwork tasks on Mechanical Turk

    Uzor, S., Jacques, J. T., Dudley, J. J. & Kristensson, P. O., 6 May 2021, CHI '21: proceedings of the 2021 CHI conference on human factors in computing systems. Bjørn, P. & Drucker, S. (eds.). ACM, 14 p. 381. (Conference on human factors in computing systems - proceedings).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Open Access
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    8 Citations (Scopus)
  • Studying programmer behaviour at scale: a case study using Amazon Mechanical Turk

    Jacques, J. T. & Kristensson, P. O., 22 Mar 2021, Programming '21: companion proceedings of the 5th International conference on the art, science, and engineering of programming. Church, L., Chiba, S. & Boix, E. G. (eds.). ACM, p. 36-48 13 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Open Access
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    11 Downloads (Pure)
  • CHI 2020: Right here, right now?: A bottom-up approach to estimating the carbon emissions from more than twenty years of CHI conference travel

    Jacques, J. T., 25 Apr 2020, CHI EA 2020 - Extended Abstracts of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. ACM, 3381806. (Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Open Access
    2 Citations (Scopus)
  • Crowdsourcing interface feature design with Bayesian optimization

    Dudley, J. J., Jacques, J. T. & Kristensson, P. O., 2 May 2019, CHI 2019 - Proceedings of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. ACM, (Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    12 Citations (Scopus)