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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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Two new funded PhD studentships available

Two new funded PhD studentships available
We are currently recruiting to two funded PhD studentships in HCI in the UCL Interaction Centre, each of which begin in October 2017. One of these is on 'Exploring the modelling of behaviour using deep learning in relation to Digital Health' - see prism.ucl.ac.uk/#!/?project=219 for more…
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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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UCLIC Research Seminar 9th November: Tilde Bekker, Eindhoven University of Technology - Creating tools for teachers and children to support Design-Based Learning (DBL) in schools

UCLIC Research Seminar 9th November: Tilde Bekker, Eindhoven University of Technology - Creating tools for teachers and children to support Design-Based Learning (DBL) in schools
This seminar is co-organised by UCL KL and UCLIC. *Please note changed seminar location. Following a Design Based Learning approach can provide an integrated process to teach children some of the 21st century skills, such as problem solving, creativity and critical thinking in an integrated…
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Ann Blandford awarded for achievements in Computing

Ann Blandford awarded for achievements in Computing
Ann Blandford has received an award to celebrate her scientific achievements and ability to inspire others. She is one of the first five women to receive this award for achievements in Computing. The award is part of the MRC Clinical Sciences Centre's initiative to celebrate women in maths and…
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Digital Stories of the new MSc students

Digital Stories of the new MSc students
As part of the Opening of Session induction week, the new MSc students worked hard this week making digital stories, to explain what HCI is to young adults (aged 13-16yrs). Last Friday was the screening of the videos, and the whole class as well as UCLIC staff could vote on a favourite video to win…
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Welcome to new staff and students joining UCLIC!

Welcome to new staff and students joining UCLIC!
We would like to welcome a number of people who have just joined UCLIC in the last week! These are: Kyrill Potapov, a part-time PhD student who will be supervised by Paul Marshall Gill Conquest, a PhD student in her final year on a secondment from Anthropology via the cross disciplinary training…
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