News, Events, Seminars

UCLIC Research Seminar 14th of October: Praminda Caleb-Solly (Bristol Robotics Laboratory). Connected and Collaborative – designing assistive robots to change the dynamics of health and social care.

UCLIC Research Seminar 14th of October: Praminda Caleb-Solly (Bristol Robotics Laboratory). Connected and Collaborative – designing assistive robots to change the dynamics of health and social care.
Assistive robots offer the potential to transform people's ability to manage their own health, particularly those with the greatest need and lack of adequate support. Our research is exploring how connecting robots with different types of sensors can provide real-time information to not only…
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Research Fellow on WEISS project available!

Research Fellow on WEISS project available!
We are currently advertising a post-doctoral Research Fellow position on the WEISS project - this position is now live to external applicants. The successful candidate will work with Prof. Ann Blandford in the Wellcome / EPSRC Centre for Interventional and Surgical Sciences (WEISS) to investigate…
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Research Fellow position on GetaMoveOn project

Research Fellow position on GetaMoveOn project
We are recruiting a Research Fellow to work on the GetaMoveOn project (GAMO). Please see the UCL advert for more information and how to apply. See also the Job description and Person specification - the deadline is Wed 20 August 2020 and interviews will be around 27 August.
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UCLIC Welcomes Three New Staff Members!

UCLIC Welcomes Three New Staff Members!
UCLIC is very pleased to announce the arrival of three new academic staff who will be joining the department in July 2020. UCLIC will become one of the largest groupings of Human-Computer Interaction researchers in the world! Sriram Subramanian is joining UCL from the University of Sussex where…
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UCLIC Research Seminar 24th of June: Amid Ayobi (University College London and University of Bristol). Trackly: A Customisable and Pictorial Self-Tracking App to Support Agency in Multiple Sclerosis Self-Care

UCLIC Research Seminar 24th of June: Amid Ayobi (University College London and University of Bristol). Trackly: A Customisable and Pictorial Self-Tracking App to Support Agency in Multiple Sclerosis Self-Care
Self-tracking is for many people an important part of understanding and managing their health and wellbeing. However, predefined self-tracking approaches can impede people's self-care agency. In this talk, I will share the findings of our recent CHI paper that addresses this issue. We investigated…
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Data Moves

Data Moves
Yvonne Rogers was recently involved in an exciting research project (pre-COVID19!) looking at what can happen when you fuse a dance class with a computer science class using sensing and visualisation technology that was designed and developed at UCLIC. The UCL Knowledge Exchange funded project took…
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UCLIC Research Seminar 3rd of June: Mark Warner (Northumbria University), Can we effectively remain silent online? Exploring non-disclosure of sensitive information in the context of HIV status within dating apps.

UCLIC Research Seminar 3rd of June: Mark Warner (Northumbria University), Can we effectively remain silent online? Exploring non-disclosure of sensitive information in the context of HIV status within dating apps.
In this talk, I will discuss research I conducted as part of my PhD. The topic centres on people's (in)ability to remain silent online. Within the context of HIV status disclosure in online dating or "hook-up" apps used by gay and bisexual men, I will discuss my research exploring the…
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UCLIC Research Seminar 20th of May: Chris Janssen (Utrecht University), Interrupted by Automation? Why and how to account for human behaviour in human-automation interaction settings

UCLIC Research Seminar 20th of May: Chris Janssen (Utrecht University), Interrupted by Automation? Why and how to account for human behaviour in human-automation interaction settings
In the past, automated technology was mostly used by trained professionals, in dedicated environments, for specific purposes (e.g., control operators in factories, and pilots of aircraft). At the moment, this is radically changing. Automated technology is used more and more by regular people, for a…
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UCLIC Research Seminar 6th of May: Benjamin Cowan (University College Dublin), Perspective taking in human-machine dialogue: human-likeness, partner models and language production in voice user interface interaction

UCLIC Research Seminar 6th of May: Benjamin Cowan (University College Dublin), Perspective taking in human-machine dialogue: human-likeness, partner models and language production in voice user interface interaction
Voice has now become a mainstream interaction modality. It's therefore surprising how little we know about user centered issues, in particular how design guides a user's mental model (i.e. their partner model) and interaction behaviours. Current voice interfaces fundamentally rely on human…
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PhD Studentship

PhD Studentship
Tele-ophthalmology-enabled and Artificial Intelligence-ready referral between community optometry and hospital-based eye clinics for retinal disease. Project for Sept 2020 intake. Deadline: 31st March 2020 This is a 4-year award co-funded by UCL Department of Computer Science and the Moorfields…
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Blog posts - Working Remotely

Blog posts - Working Remotely
UCLIC Professor Anna Cox has written a helpful blog about working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic: drannalcox.tumblr.com. It is well worth a read and is full of useful tips and ideas! UCLIC Director Professor Yvonne Rogers has also written a blog about her first week experience of working…
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Our new MSc Disability, Design and Innovation

Our new MSc Disability, Design and Innovation
Creating the next generation of disability pioneers The Global Disability Innovation Hub (GDI Hub) research and practice center (based at London's UCL) is enabling students for the first time to explore the multi-disciplinary field of Disability, Design and Innovation. Taught across three top…
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