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Monthly Archives: January 2014

Clearer Legal Information, 9 April 2014

Written on January 30, 2014 at 5:11 pm, by

This post has been edited since the conference: it contained links to pages (for example, for booking tickets) which have been deleted. Please follow this link to a report of the conference. We’re delighted to announce a half-day conference, jointly organized with the Information Design Association and Clarity. Many lawyers have accepted the need for  Continue Reading »

Good message at odds with its medium

Written on January 19, 2014 at 9:42 am, by

Book review: Geisler, Cheryl (ed). 2014. “Designing for user engagement on the web: 10 basic principles.” Routledge: London. “Designing for user engagement on the web” is a refreshing synthesis of interactive design principles and user testing studies (to support and illustrate the identified principles). The studies pertain to a range of web interfaces. The featured examples  Continue Reading »

Our latest graduates

Written on January 7, 2014 at 2:44 pm, by

Over the last few years, starting while we were part of the University of Reading, the Simplification Centre has run a university-accredited training programme leading to a Certificate of Higher Education. Here are our latest graduates, all working on customer communications for HM Revenue & Customs. Well done to Michelle Loan, Vivian Boateng, Vijaya Solanki, Kelly Lloyd and Andrea  Continue Reading »