Project publications

Needs, S. H., Bull, S. P., Bravo, J., Walker, S., Little, G., Hart, J., & Edwards, A. D. (2020). Remote videolink observation of model home sampling and home testing devices to simplify usability studies for point-of-care diagnostics. Welcome Open Research, 5, 174.


Selected previous work

Walker, S., Hignett, S., Lim, R., Parkhurst, C. and Samuel, F. (2020) Explaining drug-resistant infection in community pharmacies through effective information design. Design for Health, 4 (1). pp. 82-104. ISSN 2473-5132 doi:

Walker, S. (2019) Effective antimicrobial resistance communication: the role of information design. Palgrave Communcations, 5. 24. ISSN 2055-1045 doi:

Walker, S. (2017) The contribution of typography and information design to health communication. In: Cooper, R.and Tsekleves, E. (eds.) Design for health. Routledge, pp. 92-109. ISBN 9781472457424

Walker, S., Hignett, S., Lim, R., Parkhurst, C., Samuel, F. and Mole, M. C. (2018) Design, architecture, pharmacy: making a difference to understanding anti-microbial resistance (AMR). In: Design4Health2018, 4-6 September 2018, Sheffield. (ISBN: 9781843874218)

Black, A., Luna, P., Lund, O. and Walker, S., eds. (2017) Information design: research and practice. Routledge, London, pp600. ISBN 9780415786324

Dönmez, S. İ., Needs, S. H., Osborn, H. M. I. and Edwards, A. D. (2020) Label-free smartphone quantitation of bacteria by darkfield imaging of light scattering in fluoropolymer micro capillary film allows portable detection of bacteriophage lysis.Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 323. p. 128645. ISSN 0925-4005 doi:

Needs, S., Donmez, S. I., Bull, S., McQuaid, C., Osborn, H. M. I. and Edwards, A. (2020)Challenges in microfluidic and point-of-care phenotypic antimicrobial resistance tests.Frontiers in Mechanical Engineering, 6. ISSN 2297-3079 doi:

Bull, S., Needs, S. and Edwards, A., (2020) Building open lab hardware to tackle antimicrobial resistance. Open Research Case Studies. Report. University of Reading doi:

Needs, S. H., Diep, T. T., Bull, S. P., Lindley-Decaire, A., Ray, P. and Edwards, A. D. (2019)Exploiting open source 3D printer architecture for laboratory robotics to automate high-throughput time-lapse imaging for analytical microbiology. PLOS ONE, 14 (11). e0224878. ISSN 1932-6203 doi:

de Barros, J. M.S., Lechner, T., Charalampopoulos, D., Khutoryanskiy, V. V. and Edwards, A. D. (2015) Enteric coated spheres produced by extrusion/spheronization provide effective gastric protection and efficient release of live therapeutic bacteria.International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 493 (1-2). pp. 483-494. ISSN 0378-5173 doi:

Barbosa, A. I., Gehlot, P., Sidapra, K., Edwards, A. D. and Reis, N. M. (2015) Portable smartphone quantitation of prostate specific antigen (PSA) in a fluoropolymer microfluidic device. Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 70. pp. 5-14. ISSN 0956-5663 doi: