School of Computing

Staff Profiles

Dr Kovila Coopamootoo

Research Fellow


I am a Research Fellow at the Secure & Resilient Systems (SRS) Group at Newcastle University, also part of the Centre for Cyber Crime and Computer Security.

Prior to that I was a Lecturer in Cybersecurity at the University of Derby (Sep 2016-Apr 2017) and a Post-Doctoral Research Associate in the SRS Group, Newcastle University (Jun 2013 - Aug 2016).


My research interests are in:

  • Usable Security and Privacy

Lab and online experiments investigating attitude and behaviour in privacy and security context.

Latest articles: Why Privacy is all But Forgotten - An Empirical Study of Privacy and Sharing Attitude at PETS.

Presentation coming up here.

Academic Service: SOUPS poster 2017, sub-reviewer PST 2017, sub-reviewer USEC 2017.

  • Evidence-Based Methods for Security and Privacy 

Designing robust experiments, or other evidence-based research.

Presentation at RISCS (Research Institute in Science of Cyber Security) community meeting, June 2017.

Publication at IFIP Privacy and Identity 2016.

Academic Service: LASER 2017