News, Events, Seminars

Positions available at UCLIC

Positions available at UCLIC
We are recruiting to a funded PhD studentship at the moment that begins in October 2017. This has two themes - one is centred around 'A new approach for helping children get better in hospital: Empowering staff, children and families using Internet of Things, Data Analytics and Physical Computing…
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Welcome to new staff and students!

Welcome to new staff and students!
We would like to welcome a number of people who have recently joined UCLIC ! These are: Ahmed Alqaraawi is a new a PhD student who will be supervised by Enrico Costanza Temi Olugbade who is now working as a part-time post-doc on Nadia Berthouze on the WeDraw project Nicola Binetti who just stared…
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UCLIC Research Seminar 15th March: Kerstin Dautenhahn, University of Hertfordshire – Interaction with Robots - Challenges and opportunities in Human-Robot Interaction

UCLIC Research Seminar 15th March: Kerstin Dautenhahn, University of Hertfordshire – Interaction with Robots - Challenges and opportunities in   Human-Robot Interaction
Please note changed time and location of this seminar Human-robot interaction (HRI) is a highly interdisciplinary field that has grown substantially over the past 15 years. My talk will reflect on the concept of 'social robots' and focus on companion robots, i.e. robots that provide useful…
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ICRI receives Honorable Mention at CSCW 2017

ICRI receives Honorable Mention at CSCW 2017
Martin Dittus, Giovanni Quattrone, and Licia Capra from ICRI Cities have been awarded Honorable Mention at CSCW 2017, the world's premier venue for research in the design and use of technologies that affect groups, organizations, communities, and networks. This year's conference was held in…
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UCLIC Research Seminar 8th March: Cecilia Katzeff, KTH Royal Institute of Technology – A Design Perspective On Sustainable Practices Related To Energy And Food

UCLIC Research Seminar 8th March: Cecilia Katzeff, KTH Royal Institute of Technology  – A Design Perspective On Sustainable Practices Related To Energy And Food
The seminar will circle around the general theme of sustainable practices, what is meant by sustainable practices in relation to energy consumption and especially in relation to electricity use and food practices. The seminar will also explore how interaction design may play a role in the emergence…
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Congratulations Cathy and Susan!

Congratulations Cathy and Susan!
Congratulations to Catherine Holloway and Susan Lechelt, who have both won Provost's Engineering Engagement Awards 2017. Cathy has won the UCL Engineering Engager of the Year - Research / Academic Staff (grade 8 or above) Award, while Susan has won the UCL Engineering Engager of the Year Awards -…
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MSc Human-Computer Interaction Open Evening 2017

MSc Human-Computer Interaction Open Evening 2017
Join UCLIC staff, students and alumni to find out more about our MSc Human-Computer Interaction at our Open Evening on 22nd February. 5 - 7pm in the Roberts Building Foyer. You can register for thsi event here https://ucl.hobsonsradius.com/ssc/eform/N67d82TT868Ex6700mx675.ssc Visit our prospective…
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UCLIC Research Seminar 22nd February: Ewa Luger, University of Edinburgh – Making AI Intelligible; Designing for ethical and comprehensible intelligent systems

UCLIC Research Seminar 22nd February:  Ewa Luger, University of Edinburgh – Making AI Intelligible; Designing for ethical and comprehensible intelligent systems
The development of complex, intelligent systems has surpassed our ability to explain them. The market is increasingly populated with algorithmically-driven products for which users have limited mental models, putting their privacy at risk, and raising questions of human agency and control. Ensuring…
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UCLIC featured in IET partners magazine

UCLIC featured in IET partners magazine
UCLIC is featured in the IET's latest Partner Magazine! Children are growing up in the newly emerging Internet of Things, but it is not always the case they understand how these devices and apps work. Digital Fluency is a learning approach intended to fill this gap, and brings together disparate…
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RA position on WeDraw project - position now closed

RA position on WeDraw project - position now closed
We are recruiting a Research Associate to work as part of a multidisciplinary group within the EU-funded project weDraw. WeDraw is a 2-year research project that brings together European partners from industry and university to explore how multi-modal and multi-sensory technology can support the…
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UBEL DTP studentships

UBEL DTP studentships
There are funded opportunities available for interdisciplinary PhD studentships funded through the ESRC through a UCL, Bloomsbury, East London Doctoral Training Partnership (UBEL DTP). This DTP consists of a number of training pathways, with studentships available on a full-time or part-time basis…
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RA post on HUMAN project - this position is now closed

RA post on HUMAN project - this position is now closed
We are recruiting a Research Associate to to explore how cutting-edge augmented reality systems can be used to provide cognitive and psychological support for people in busy and complex work environments as part of the HUMAN project! This post is available from 1st Feb 2017 and is funded for 18…
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