• Abdullah, S., Matthews, M., Frank, E., Doherty, G., Gay, G. & Choudhury, T. Automatic detection of social rhythms in Bipolar Disorder. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. 10.1093/jamia/ocv165 Impact Factor 3.504. Accepted
  • Murnane, E., Cosley, D., Chang, P., Guha, S., Gay, G., Frank E. & Matthews, M. Self-monitoring practices, attitudes, and needs of individuals with bipolar disorder: implications for the design of technologies to manage mental health. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. Impact Factor 3.504. Accepted.
  • Abdullah, S., Matthews, M., Frank, E., Doherty, G., Gay, G. & Choudhury, T. Automatic Detection of Social Rhythms in Bipolar Disorder via Smartphone. Poster presented at ACNP 2015.
  • Murnane, E., Abdullah, S., Matthews, M., Choudhury, C. & Gay, G. Social (Media) Jet Lag: How Usage of Social Technology can Modulate and Reflect Circadian Rhythms. Ubicomp 2015. ACM. 30%
  • Matthews, M., Voida, S., Abdullah, S., Doherty, G., Choudhury, T., Im, S. & Gay, G. In Situ Design for Mental Illness: Considering the Pathology of Bipolar Disorder in mHealth Design. MobileHCI '15: 17th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services Proceedings. 2015. ACM. Acceptance Rate 23%
  • Matthews, M., Snyder, J., Reynolds, L., Chien, J., Shih, A., Lee, J. & Gay, G. Real-Time Representation Versus Response Elicitation in Biosensor Data. Proceedings of ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI). 2015. ACM. Acceptance Rate 23%
  • Chien, J., Rahman, T., Gay, G. , J., Guimbretière, F. & Matthews, M. 2015. An Exploration of Plant-Based Information Displays. Proceedings of ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI). 2015. ACM.
  • Snyder, J., Matthews, M., Chien, J., Chang, P., Sun, E., Abdullah, S. & Gay, G. 2015. MoodLight: Exploring Personal and Social Implications of Ambient Display of Biosensor Data. To appear in Proceedings of the companion publication of the 17th ACM conference on Computer supported cooperative work & social computing (CSCW). 2015. ACM. Acceptance Rate 25%


  • Sun, E., Matthews, M., Gay, G., Morris, M., & Carmean, D. 2014. Playing with Emotions: Sentiment Design for Public Space. Proceedings of ACM Computer-Human Interaction in Play (CHI PLAY).
  • Abdullah, S., Matthews, M., Murnane, E., Gay, G. & Choudhury, T. 2014. Circadian Computing: How "Early to Bed and Early to Rise" Makes Some of Us Unhealthy and Sleep Deprived. Ubicomp 2014.
  • Matthews, M., Gay, G., & Doherty, G. (2014) Taking Part: Role-play in the Design of Therapeutic Systems. Proceedings of ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI). Toronto, Canada (Honorable Mention award).
  • Matthews, M., Abdullah, S., Gay, G. & Choudhury, T. Tracking Mental Well-Being: Striking the Right Balance between Rich Sensing and Patient Needs. IEEE Computer. 2014
  • Baumer, E., Khovanskaya, V., Matthews, M., Reynolds, L., Schwanda Sosik, V., & Gay, G. Reviewing Reflection: On the Use of Reflection in Interactive System Design. Designing Interactive Systems 2014
  • Matthews, M., Carroll, E., Abdullah, S., Snyder, J., Kay, M., Choudhury, T. & Keintz, J. Biological Rhythms and Technology. CHI 2014 Workshop Abstract
  • Adams, P., Rabbi, M., Rahman, T., Matthews, M., Voida, A., Gay, G., Choudhury, T., Voida, S. Towards Personal Stress Informatics:Comparing Minimally Invasive Techniques for Measuring Daily Stress in the Wild. Pervasive Health 2014.


  • Frank. E, Matthews, M., Choudhury, T., Voida, S. & Abdullah, S. (2013). Developing a Smart Phone App to Monitor Mood, Social Rhythms, Sleep and Social Activity: Technology to Support Effective Management of Bipolar Disorder. Accepted Poster to American College of Neuropsychopharmacology.
  • Snyder, J., Matthews, M., Abdullah, S., Chien, J., Sun, E., Gay, G. (2013). Light, Color, Affect, and Stress. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S), San Diego, CA, October 2013.
  • Voida, S., Matthews, M., Abdullah, S., Chi, M., Green, M., Jang, W.J., Hu, D., Weinrich, J., Patil, P., Rabbi, M., Rahman, T., Gay, G., Frank, E. & Choudhury, T. (2013). MoodRhythm: Tracking and supporting daily rhythms. Interactive demonstration presented at the ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp 2013), Zurich, Switzerland, September 8-12.
  • Voida, S., Choudhury, T., Gay, G., Matthews, M., Adams, P., Rabbi, M., Pollak, J.P., Chi, M., Green, M., Lu, H., Lane, N.D., Lin, M. & Campbell, A.T. (2013). Personal informatics can be stressful: Collecting, reflecting, and embedding stress data in personal informatics. Position paper for the CHI 2013 workshop on Personal Informatics in the Wild: Hacking Habits for Health & Happiness, Paris, France, April 27-28.


  • Farrell, A., Matthews, M. and Barron, C. (2012) Research in the Real World : Integrating research diversity and undergraduate voices through an annual undergraduate research conference in Ireland. International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning (ISSOTL). Oct 23rd – 28th Ontario, Canada


  • M. Matthews and G. Doherty, In the Mood: engaging teenagers in psychotherapy using mobile phones, to appear at ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Vancouver, Canada., ACM, 2011.
  • M. Matthews and G. Doherty, My Mobile Story: Therapeutic Storytelling for Children, Extended abstracts of ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Vancouver, Canada., ACM, 2011.
  • M. Matthews, Relapse Prevention: Personal Informatics for Clinical Mental Health. Accepted paper and presentation for the Personal Informatics & HCI: Design, Theory, & Social Implications Workshop, at CHI 2011, Vancouver, Canada.


  • Doherty, G., Coyle, D., Matthews, M. (2010). Design Guidelines for Mental Health Technology. Interacting with Computers. Special Issue: Supportive Interaction: Computer Interventions for Mental Health DOI 10.1016/j.intcom.2010.02.006 .
  • Coyle, D., Matthews, M., Doherty, G. & Sharry, J. (2010). Engaging with mental health: a global challenge. Accepted paper and presentation for the WISH 2010 Workshop April 11, at CHI 2010, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
  • Doherty, G., Coyle, D., Matthews, M. and Sharry, J. (2010). Client-Centered Design of Technology to Support Mental Health, presented at Med-e-Tel 2010.
  • Matthews, M. & Coyle, D. (2010) Therapeutic Computer Games in The Use of Technology in Mental Health: Applications, Ethics and Practice, Anthony, K., Nagel, D. M. & Goss, S. (eds.)



  • Matthews, M., Doherty, G., Sharry, J. & Fitzpatrick, C. (2008). Mobile Phone Mood Charting for Adolescents, British Journal of Guidance and Conselling, 36(2), pp.113 - 129, 2008. DOI 10.1080/03069880801926400.
  • Matthews, M.,Doherty, G., Coyle, D. and Sharry, J.(2008).Designing mobile applications to support mental health interventions, in Handbook of Research on User Interface Design and Evaluation for Mobile Technology, Lumsden Jo (Ed.)
  • Matthews, M., Doherty, G. & Sharry, J. (2008). My Mobile Story: supporting
    content creation and analysis in mental health interventions.
    Presented at the
    Mental Health and Technology Workshop. CHI2008 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 6th April 2008, Florence, Italy.


  • Coyle, D., Doherty, G., Matthews, M & Sharry, J.(2007). Computers in Talk-Based Mental Health Care. Interacting with Computers, 19(4), pp.545-562. DOI 10.1016/j.intcom.2007.02.001.
  • Matthews, M., Doherty, G., Sharry, J., & Fitzpatrick, C. (2007). Monitoring mood using mobile phones - a comparative study. Poster presented at European Society for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Florence, Italy.
  • Matthews, M., Coyle, D., & Anthony, K. (2007). Personal Investigator. Therapy Today: The Magazine for Counselling and Psychotherapy Professionals, 17(7), 30-33.
  • Sharry, J., Coyle, C., Matthews, M., Brosnan, E. , Doherty, G. and Fitzpatrick, C. (2007). Therapeutic Technology. Irish Social Worker, pp.2-6, Winter 2007.


  • Coyle, D., Matthews, M., Sharry, J.,A. Nisbet and G. Doherty, (2005)Personal Investigator: A Therapeutic 3D Game for Adolescent Psychotherapy, International Journal of Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 2(2), pp. 73 - 88.
  • Matthews, M. & Doherty, G., Wireless Therapy: mobile games as a means of engaging adolescent clients. Presented at Cybertherapy 2005, Basel, Switzerland. Abstract in Cyberpsychology and Behavior, 8(4), pp.343, 2005.


  • Matthews, M., Coyle, D., Sharry, J., Nisbet, A., & Doherty, G. (2004). Personal Investigator: Computer Mediated Adolescent Psychotherapy using an interactive 3D game.Proceedings of NILE2004 Narrative and Interactive Learning Environments, pp. 75-81, 10-13 August 2004, Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • Coyle, D., & Matthews, M. (2004). Personal Investigator: A therapeutic 3D game for teenagers. Presented at the 'Social Learning Through Gaming' Workshop CHI2004, Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 26 April 2004, Vienna, Austria.


  • Coyle, D., Sharry, J., Nisbet, A., & Matthews, M. (2003). Virtual Perspectives: Developing a Therapeutic 3D Virtual Environment for Adolescents. Invited Publication in Eisteach: A Quarterly Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy, 2(25), 27-31.