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Conference Papers

Journal Papers

Quinn S., Herron D., Menzies R., Scott L., Black R., Zhou Y., Waller A. (2015). The Video Interaction Guidance Approach Applied to Teaching Communication Skills in Dentistry. European Journal of Dental Education.
Wiley Online Link

Zhou Y., Black R., Freeman R., Herron D., Humphris G., Menzies R., Quinn S., Scott L., Waller A. (2014). Applying the Verona Coding Definitions of Emotional Sequences (VR-CoDES) in the Dental Context Involving Patients with Complex Communication Needs: An Exploratory Study. Patient Education and Counselling.
Elsevier Link
Acceptance Rate: 24%


Other publications

Herron D., Menzies R., Waller A., Black R., Quinn S., Freeman R., Zhou Y., Humphris G., Scott L., Elliott G. (2014). A New Tool to Support Communication Between Dentist and Patients with Intellectual and Communication Disabilities. In
Proceedings of 16th Biennial Conference of the International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication. Lisbon, Portugal. ISAAC ’14.
Acceptance Rate: 38%

Menzies R., Herron D., Scott L., Freeman R., Waller A. (2013). Involving clinical staff in the design of a support tool to improve dental communication for patients with intellectual disabilities. In Proceedings of 15th ACM SIGACCESS International Conference on Computers and Accessibility. Washington, USA. ASSETS ’13.
ACM Link
Acceptance Rate: 34% 

Menzies R., Herron D., Freeman R., Waller A., Scott L. (2013). Stories at the Dentist: Identifying Communication Issues in Special Care Dentistry Settings. Communication Matters National Symposium. Leeds, UK. CM ’13.


Invited talks and Presentations

Moncur W., Herron D. (2017) The Trouble with Facebook. Community Café Science at Menzieshill Community Centre.

Herron D.
 (2015). Digital Break Up, Separation, and Divorce. Presented at Doctoral Consortium of OzCHI 2015. Melbourne, Australia.
Acceptance Rate: 32%

Herron D. (2014). Stories at the Dentist: Supporting Communication for People with Intellectual and Communication Disabilities at the Dentist. Invited Talk at the School of Counselling and Psychotherapy, University of Edinburgh.


Press Releases

Leabeater, E. (2017, April). How to Break Up Online. Think: Digital Futures. Interview retrieved from

Ponnor T. (2016). What happens to a couple’s digital life after break up? Retrieved from: