Dr David Ellis

Lecturer in Computational Social Science


David obtained a degree in psychology at The University of Glasgow, followed by an MSc and PhD. Both his Masters and PhD were funded by the Economic and Social Research Council. Previously, he was a lecturer in the School of Psychology at The University of Lincoln (2013-2015).

In addition to university led research, he has also completed internships in the public and private sectors, including an ESRC funded placement at The Scottish Government in 2011.

A 50th Anniversary Lecturer in the Department of Psychology, he is also an Honorary Research Fellow at The University of Lincoln and holds affiliate status at The University of Glasgow.

The visualisation of data in a digital context
Ellis, D.A., Merdian, H. 30/06/2018 In: Doing Research In and On the Digital. London : Routledge ISBN: 1138673919, 9781138673915.

The Technology Integration Model (TIM): Predicting the continued use of technology
Shaw, H., Ellis, D.A., Ziegler, F. 06/2018 In: Computers in Human Behavior. 83, p. 204-214. 11 p.
Journal article

Non-attending patients in general practice
Ellis, D.A., McQueenie, R., McConnachie, A., Wilson, P., Williamson , A. 5/03/2018 In: Lancet Public Health. 3, 3, 1 p.

Digital traces of behavior within addiction: Response to Griffiths (2017)
Ellis, D.A., Kaye, L., Wilcockson, T., Ryding, F. 02/2018 In: International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction. 16, 1, 6 p.

Missed Medical Appointments during Shifts to and from Daylight Saving Time
Ellis, D.A., Luther, K., Jenkins, R. 28/12/2017 In: Chronobiology International. 5 p.
Journal article

Demographic and practice factors predicting repeated non-attendance in primary care: a national retrospective cohort analysis
Ellis, D.A., McQueenie, R., McConnachie, A., Wilson, P., Williamson , A. 4/12/2017 In: Lancet Public Health. 2, 12, p. e551-559. 9 p.
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When wearable devices fail: Towards an improved understanding of what makes a successful wearable intervention
Ellis, D.A., Piwek, L. 2/10/2017
Conference paper

Stress detection using wearable physiological and sociometric sensors
Martinez-Mozos, O., Sandulescu, V., Andrews, S., Ellis, D.A., Bellotto, N., Dobrescu, R., Ferrandez, J.M. 03/2017 In: International Journal of Neural Systems. 27, 2, 16 p.
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Understanding repeated non-attendance in health services: pilot analysis of administrative data and full study protocol for a national retrospective cohort
Williamson , A., Ellis, D.A., Wilson, P., McQueenie, R., McConnachie, A. 14/02/2017 In: BMJ Open. 7, 2, 11 p.
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Predicting smartphone operating system from personality and individual differences
Shaw, H., Ellis, D.A., Kendrick, L., Ziegler, F., Wiseman, R. 7/12/2016 In: Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking. 19, 12, p. 727-732. 6 p.
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Can programming frameworks bring smartphones into the mainstream of psychological science?
Piwek, L., Ellis, D.A., Andrews, S. 23/08/2016 In: Frontiers in Psychology. 7, 6 p.
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The future of... wearable technology
Ellis, D.A., Piwek, L. 07/2016 CREST Security Review, 1, p. 4-5. 2 p.

The rise of consumer health wearables: promises and barriers
Piwek, L., Ellis, D.A., Andrews, S., Joinson, A. 2/02/2016 In: PLoS Medicine. 13, 2, 9 p.
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Thinking outside the box: developing dynamic data visualizations for psychology with Shiny
Ellis, D.A., Merdian, H. 1/12/2015 In: Frontiers in Psychology. 6, 1782, 6 p.
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Mobile app for stress monitoring using voice features
Sandulescu, V., Andrews, S., Ellis, D., Dobrescu, R., Martinez-Mozos, O. 19/11/2015 In: E-Health and Bioengineering Conference (EHB), 2015. IEEE p. 1-4. 4 p.

Beyond self report: tools to compare estimated and real-world smartphone use
Andrews, S., Ellis, D., Shaw, H., Piwek, L. 28/10/2015 In: PLoS ONE. 9 p.
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Watch-wearing as a marker of conscientiousness
Ellis, D., Jenkins, R. 27/08/2015 In: Peerj. 11 p.
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Mental representations of weekdays
Ellis, D., Wiseman, R., Jenkins, R. 19/08/2015 In: PLoS ONE. 10, 8, 17 p.
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Stress detection using wearable physiological sensors
Sandulescu, V., Andrews, S., Ellis, D., Bellotto, N., Martinez-Mozos, O. 1/06/2015 In: Artificial computation in biology and medicine . Cham : Springer p. 526-532. 7 p. ISBN: 9783319189130. Electronic ISBN: 9783319189147.

Rich contexts do not always enrich the accuracy of personality judgements
Wall, H., J. Taylor, P., Dixon, J., Conchie, S., Ellis, D. 11/2013 In: Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. 49, 6, p. 1190-1195. 6 p.
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Weekday affects attendance rate for medical appointments: large-scale data analysis and implications
Ellis, D., Jenkins, R. 13/12/2012 In: PLoS ONE. 7, 12, 4 p.
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Missed appointments at hospital outpatient clinics in Scotland during transitions into and out of daylight saving time
Kyle, S., Ellis, D., Jenkins, R., Espie, C. 09/2012
Meeting abstract

Secondary data analysis
Ellis, D. 02/2012 In: Psychologist. 25

What's your back-up strategy?
Ellis, D.A. 1/12/2010 In: PsyPAG Quarterly. 77, p. 25-26. 2 p.
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