When it comes to research, I’m interested in taking a step back and seeing the bigger picture, in understanding the context and systems that surround human experience, and in making connections between disciplines.
I take a critical realist approach, which acknowledges an objective reality outside of human perception, but foregrounds the compelling (individually and socially) knowledge-constructed realities we live within.
Working across the Human Computer Interaction, Psychology and Art domains, I try to remain critically aware of established norms and paradigms. I recognize the stunning complexity of human beings and am conscious of the value and ethical implications of any research conducted on human emotion, thought or behaviour.
I am currently doing an employment-based PhD with SilverCloud Health and Trinity College Dublin, exploring how people become ready or motivated to engage in mental health treatment. This project is co-funded by the Irish Research Council.
Jardine, J., (2022). Sitting With the Soft Chaos of Subjective Experience. In Proceedings of CHI ‘22 Workshop: The State of the CHI(Art) . ACM, New York, NY, USA.
Jardine, J., Hanratty, M., Doherty., G. (2022). Real world barriers to uptake in digital mental health interventions: A mixed methods, exploratory study. In Proceedings of CHI ‘22 Workshop: Designing Ecosystems for Complex Health Needs. ACM, New York, NY, USA.