Martin Porcheron

Senior Researcher

Martin has nine years of experience conducting user research with portable and novel technologies across multiple settings, including homes, health, and public settings. He has completed projects on how to improve the experience of using voice-based technologies for people with low-language proficiency in and has recently been working on the integration and evaluation of new Machine Learning technologies in various parts of the UK health service. Martin holds a PhD from the University of Nottingham, where he remains a Visiting Researcher.

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Something unique about you summed up in one sentence:

My love for citrus fruits-the more sour, the better!

Your favorite city in the world is...and why?

Melbourne, Australia, due to a mixture of family and being able to have fantastic coffee wherever you go!

In your spare time (or if you had spare time), you would absolutely do this:

I really want to read more fiction

Favorite food?

It's a toss-up between a burger and a burrito

You cannot start the day without doing this...

Coffee and my phone!

Your ultimate celebrity dinner party guest list (MAX 4) would include...

Madonna, Patricia Routledge, and Betty White

What superpower would you most want?

To own a stopwatch that has the ability to pause time for everyone else

Long-term personal or professional goal?

To hit those gym goals
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Read Martin's bold insights
June 30, 2023

Research uncovers the needs and challenges faced by bilingual individuals when interacting with smart speakers, offering valuable insights for improving conversational technologies.


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