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I am Sarah Wiseman and I'm a Lecturer of Computer Science at Goldsmiths, University of London.


I conduct research in the field of Human Computer Interaction, often working to collect data from participants. My areas of interest are Emoji, Errors, Data Entry, Immersive Theatre and Citizen Science.


I teach or have taught on the following subjects:
  • Interaction Design
  • Physical Computing
  • Pervasive Gaming and Immersive Theatre
  • Mathematics
  • Programming
  • Cognitive Science
  • Experiemental Psychology


I have worked with the YouTube channels Numberphile and Computerphile to create videos on the subjects of HCI and number entry.


  • email: sarahemwiseman[at]
  • twitter: @oopsohno
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I am Sarah Wiseman and I'm a public speaker and academic comedian.

Stand-up comedy

I greatly enjoy science comedy, and have performed at Electro Magnetic Field Camp along with numerous Bright Club and Science Showoff sets, including one at the Edinburgh Fringe.

Educational speaking

I am regularly involved in Science Communication in educational establishments. I have spoken multiple times at the Royal Institution, The Science Museum and at various schools.

Industry Talks

I am available to speak at industry conferences and events on a range of topics from technology, computer science and UX. I have recently spoken at Binary Festival in Liverpool and at Thinking Digital in Newcastle. You can watch my talks via this video of me speaking about emoji.


  • email: sarahemwiseman[at]
  • twitter: @oopsohno

I am Sarah Wiseman and I'm a user researcher.


  • email: sarahemwiseman[at]
  • twitter: @oopsohno