Profile

Peter Lowit
Title: Mr
First Name: Peter
Surname: Lowit
Position: Senior Lecturer
Telephone: 01224 262722
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Teaching Interests: Business in Digital Economy, User Centered Interactive Systems Development, Project Management

Research Interests: User Centred Design Methodologies, User Experience Design, Qualitative Analysis of Government Information Systems

Research Supervision  

Currently co-supervising PhD: Azmi Omar “An Investigation into Insourcing a Government Information System in Developing Countries: A Case Study In Malaysia” 

Co-supervisor PhD:  Nuka Nwiabu “Model-driven Design of Situation Aware Decision Support Systems.” 2008 - 2012

External Examiner: Nottingham Trent University and SQA

Publications:

Omar, Azmi; M. Bass, Julian; and Lowit, Peter, “Insourcing a Government Information System: an Analysis using Institutions and Capability Approach", International Conference on Information Society Conference Proceedings (i-Society 2015)

Omar, Azmi; M. Bass, Julian; and Lowit, Peter, "A Grounded Theory of Open Government Data: A Case Study In The UK", UK Academy for Information Systems Conference Proceedings 2014.

Omar, Azmi; M. Bass, Julian; and Lowit, Peter,“Insourcing a government information system: a case study”, 13th International Conference on Social Implications of Computers in Developing Countries Conference Proceedings, 2014.

Nwiabu N, Allison I, Holt P, Lowit P, Oyeneyin B, Case-Based Situation Awareness, IEEE CogSIMA, 2012

Nwiabu, N., Allison, I., Holt. P. Lowit, P. Oyeneyin, B (2012) User Interface Design for a Situational Aware DSS, IEEE Conference on Cognitive Methods in Situation Awareness and Decision Support, IEEE CogSIMA. 2012.  

Nwiabu N, Allison I, Holt P, Lowit P, Oyeneyin B, Situation Awareness in Context-Aware Case-Based Decision Support, IEEE CogSIMA, 2011

Turnbull A, Lowit P and King W, Smart Internet Marketing, Academy of Marketing AM2008 Conference, 2008

Delhomme C, Brown J, Goua M, Lowit P, Kulkarni U, A Virtual Obesity Clinic for use in the Education of Healthcare Professionals, 2nd World Congress on Controversies to Consensus in Diabetes, Obesity and Hypertension, 2008 

Industrial Partnership Programmes:

2012 dePICT e-commerce Feasibility Study with Glencraft (Aberdeen) Ltd.

2006 – 2009 Lead Academic: Knowledge Transfer Partnership Programme KTP 1077 with Marcliffe Ltd – developing an integrated knowledge management and resource scheduling system, and e-commerce/e-marketing system for independent luxury hotel.

2003 – 2006 Lead Academic: Knowledge Transfer Partnership Programme KTP 4111 with Hector Russell Ltd – developing knowledge management system and ecommerce software for traditional Scottish products retail business.

2001 – 2003 Lead Academic: Teaching Company Scheme TCS 3518 with Commercial Microbiology Ltd – developing laboratory information management system for microbiology sample analysis.

1999 – 2001 Lead Academic: Teaching Company Scheme TCS 2799 with McCalls Ltd – developing stock management and ecommerce software for hire & retail business.