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A taste of UCLIC!

A taste of UCLIC!
We had our first lunch social in the event space of 169 Euston Rd on 3 November. Staff and students were invited to bring food from their country to share with others - we had around 15 people attend with food from all over the world, including the UK, Nigeria, Ireland, India, the Middle East,…
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UCLIC Research Seminar 3rd November Matthew Lease (University of Texas at Austin) Content Moderation:  Understanding Health Risks for Workers and Designing Interventions

UCLIC Research Seminar 3rd November Matthew Lease (University of Texas at Austin) Content Moderation:  Understanding Health Risks for Workers and Designing Interventions
Social media platforms must detect and block a variety of unacceptable user-generated content, such such as adult or violent images. This detection task is difficult to automate due to high accuracy requirements, costs of errors, and nuanced rules for what is and is not acceptable. Consequently,…
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Communications and Administration Officer

Communications and Administration Officer
Grade 6 (£29,802 to £34,867) Closing date 14th November Why apply? This is an exciting opportunity to join a small, friendly team in a dynamic, world-leading, department, and further develop your communications and administration experience. The role is part time (60% FTE) with some…
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UCLIC Research Seminar 13th of October: Carsten Sørensen (London School of Economics and Political Science). The Age of Value-Sensitive Digital Infrastructures?

UCLIC Research Seminar 13th of October: Carsten Sørensen (London School of Economics and Political Science). The Age of Value-Sensitive Digital Infrastructures?
The technical process of digitizing analogue data into digital bit-streams and the associated socio-technical processes of digitalisation has yet to fully reveal their disruptive potentials - yet researchers and practitioners alike must comprehend these phenomena. Digitalization removes tight…
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UCLIC Research Seminar 6th of October: Leah Findlater (University of Washington). The Potential, Challenges and Risks of AI-based Accessibility: An HCI Perspective

UCLIC Research Seminar 6th of October: Leah Findlater (University of Washington). The Potential, Challenges and Risks of AI-based Accessibility: An HCI Perspective
AI-based accessibility tools hold tremendous potential to counter everyday disabling experiences with computing technologies and the physical world—from personalizing how a device interprets each user's input to amplifying a user's sensory abilities with additional information. In this talk,…
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Welcome to some newcomers

Welcome to some newcomers
We would like to welcome some newcomers to UCLIC: Dr Soojeong Yoo and Dr Roos Van Greevenbroek, who are both working as research fellows with Prof Ann Blandford Ms Elinor Haynes, who has joined us as a design technician in Prof Sriram Subramanian's Multisensory Devices Group Esta Qi, who joined us…
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