School of Computing Science

Staff Profiles

Dr Wayne Smith

Information Officer


I am responsible for the day-to-day running and maintenance of the School’s websites.  I liaise with the School’s Professional Support Team and NUIT services to ensure the needs of both are met. I am also responsible for writing and publishing the news items for the School’s website and social media.


BSc (Hons) Psychology and Neuroscience

PhD Psychology (Newcastle University)

Research Publications:

Nonblurred regions show priority for gaze direction over spatial blur:

Contrast constancy revisited: the perceived contrast of sinusoidal gratings above threshold:

Is there brief temporal buffering of successive visual inputs?

The perceived contrasts of sinusoidal gratings - no contrast constancy:

The spatial extent of centre-surround suppression for complex stimuli: