Darren Mundy

Dr Darren Mundy

Senior Lecturer in Digital Media, Associate Dean - Learning and Teaching

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Arts Cultures and Education
  • Faculty of Arts Cultures and Education Office

Summary

The core of Dr Mundy's research focuses around information security (with a particular emphasis on privacy protecting technologies), e-government (with a focus on channel shift), and educational technologies.

He has supervised several postgraduate students through to successful completion of studies at the University of Hull.

Dr Mundy managed a 19 partner EU Lifelong Learning funded research project titled ‘Euroversity’ between December 2011 - November 2014 and has been involved a number of externally funded innovation projects focused around the innovative use of information technologies and digital media to support business services. He has more than 45 published articles.

Undergraduate

Programmes taught on (2018)

- MA in Digital Media

- Digital Media research degrees

Programmes taught on (2019)

- MA in Digital Media

- Digital Media research degrees

- Digital Design

- Game and Entertainment Design

Journal Article

Here be dragons: experiments with the concept of 'choose your own adventure' in the lecture room

Mundy, D. P., & Consoli, R. (2013). Here be dragons: experiments with the concept of 'choose your own adventure' in the lecture room. Innovations in education and teaching international, 50(2), (214-223). doi:10.1080/14703297.2012.760869. ISSN 1470-3297

Re-thinking technology and its growing role in enabling patient empowerment

Akeel, A. U., & Mundy, D. (in press). Re-thinking technology and its growing role in enabling patient empowerment. Health Informatics Journal, https://doi.org/10.1177/1460458217751013

Exploring approaches to the generation and representation of heritage artefacts in video game contexts

Mundy, D., & Balela, M. S. (2016). Exploring approaches to the generation and representation of heritage artefacts in video game contexts. Asia Pacific Media Educator, 26(1), 99-112. https://doi.org/10.1177/1326365X16640347

Research interests

- Social media

- eGovernment communications and web-based channel shift

- Internet/information/web security

- Privacy technologies

- eHealth

Postgraduate supervision

I welcome applications in areas related to information security; eGovernment; social media; game design, and eHealth.

Completed PhDs

Dr Mundy has supervised four postgraduate students through to successful completion of studies at the University of Hull.

- David Webster, PhD, 2010

- Robert Costello, PhD 2013

- Amna Asmi, PhD, 2015

- Yunxi Zhang, PhD, 2015

and has also supervised the following Masters by research students to completion.

- Qasim Umer, MSc by Research, 2013

- John Paul Bailey, MSc by Research, 2014

- Jason Hayhurst, MSc by Research, 2015

Current PhD supervisors

Majed Balela, Development of a Practical Framework to Support Cultural Representation in Video Game Contexts – submitted for examination

Aisha Umar, Understanding and Developing Patient Empowerment in a New Media Context – to complete Summer 2017.

Robert Consoli, Can the Use of Digital Communications Technologies Broaden our Understanding of the Natural Sciences? – to complete Autumn 2019.

Mona Arslan, The Use of Social Media in the Promotion of Social Change in an Egyptian Context – to complete Spring 2020.

Jason Hayhurst, Providing Dimentia Support through Games Based Platforms – to complete Autumn 2022.

External examiner role

External examiner - University of Ulster (Collaborative FSc in Computing, Multimedia and Business)

2013 - 2017

External examiner - University of Bolton (BSc Web Development programmes)

2013 - 2017

Other

Co-manager of EU Funded Euroversity Network

2015

Co-management of the EU-funded Euroversity Network with Dr Luisa Panichi (Università di Pisa) and Marina Mozzon-McPherson (University of Hull).