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UCLIC is a world leading Centre of Excellence in Human-Computer Interaction teaching and research, studying interactions between people and technology, drawing on the best scientific traditions in Computer Science and Human Sciences, and working collaboratively with the research community and industry. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, the following REF score was awarded to the department: 83% rated 4 ('world-leading') or 3 ('internationally excellent'). Find out more about the research and publications at UCLIC, available courses, and meet the people.


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UCLIC research in Daily Mail: How a game of Tetris is a better stress buster than mindfulness

UCLIC research shows that people who played 10 minutes of Tetris felt more relaxed than after using Mindfulness apps. Another experiment showed that people felt less tired after playing Tetris game. Professor Anna Cox said: 'We need to stop making people feel bad about playing games on their…

UCLIC research in press: Dark mode isn't as good for your eyes as you believe

UCLIC researchers explain the benefits and drawbacks of Dark Display Mode in this article. The article evaluates questions such as Does dark mode really help eye strain? Does it make text more legible? Is dark mode better for your battery life and for bedtime? Does it increase concentration? A…

UCLIC Research Seminar 25th of June: Frauke Zeller (Ryerson University) on "A New Human-Robot Interaction (HRI) Design and Evaluation Framework"

Social media platforms have become essential to many aspects in our daily lives, for gathering news, for finding and forming relationships, or simply to find distraction. In this talk, Dr. Zeller explores the opportunities and potential role of social media in application to an emerging class of…