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Anna Cox in podcast on Work-Life Balance

Anna Cox in podcast on Work-Life Balance
In the latest episode of the Digital Mindfulness podcast, Anna Cox talks about her research on using technology and the Internet of Things to help people gain work and life balance. You can listen to the full podcast here: digitalmindfulness.net/84-tech-work-life-balance-anna-cox
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Welcome to new PhD students

Welcome to new PhD students
Welcome to our new PhD students who are starting on the UCLIC PhD programme this term! These are: Akhil Mathur being supervised by Nadia Berthouze Maryam Bandukda being supervised by Cathy Holloway Chongyang Wang being supervised by Nadia Tao Bi being supervised by Nadia Anna Rudnicka being…
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UCLIC Research Seminar 27th September: Steve Whittaker, University of California at Santa Cruz - Rethinking the Quantified Self to make personal data engaging and useful

UCLIC Research Seminar 27th September: Steve Whittaker, University of California at Santa Cruz - Rethinking the Quantified Self  to make personal data engaging and useful
The Quantified Self (QS) vision argues for collecting and analysing rich collections of personal data. According to the vision, such personal data facilitate greater self-insight promoting behaviour change. But although self quantification is important, quantified self technologies show poor rates…
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Youngjun's work featured in news

Youngjun's work featured in news
Well done to Youngjun Cho, whose thermal camera work has been featured on Phys.org. Read the article here: New software turns mobile-phone accessory into breathing monitor The journal paper of the featured work is below: Cho, Y; Julier, S; Marquardt, N; Berthouze, N; (2017). Robust tracking of…
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Congratulations again to Abdi!

Congratulations again to Abdi!
Dr Abdigani Diriye, a former PhD student at UCLIC, has been recognized by MIT as a visionary on the Innovators Under 35 list for his work on technologies to enable people in Africa to access financial services more easily! He has also launched an accelerator for startups in his native Somalia,…
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Another Funded PhD opportunity in UCLIC - now closed

Another Funded PhD opportunity in UCLIC - now closed
We have another funded PhD studentship available to UK/EU applicants only, who have settled status in the UK, residing in the UK for 3 years prior to the start of the studentship and not wholly for the purpose of education. The studentship is funded for up to 4 years from October 2017, but…
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Funded PhD opportunity in UCLIC - now closed

Funded PhD opportunity in UCLIC - now closed
We have a funded PhD studentship available to UK/EU applicants only, who have settled status in the UK, residing in the UK for 3 years prior to the start of the studentship and not wholly for the purpose of education. The studentship is funded for up to 4 years from September 2017, but applicants…
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UCLIC Research Seminar 18th July: Nicole Werner, University of Wisconsin-Madison - How Do Patients and Caregivers’ Engage Strategies to Accomplish Healthcare Work at Home?

UCLIC Research Seminar 18th July: Nicole Werner, University of Wisconsin-Madison - How Do Patients and Caregivers’ Engage Strategies to Accomplish Healthcare Work at Home?
Chronic diseases are the leading cause of death worldwide. Chronic illness management requires a majority of healthcare to be performed by lay individuals. Paramount to understanding the process of illness self-management by lay individuals is understanding the sociotechnical system in which it…
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Academic promotions UCLIC

Academic promotions UCLIC
Congratulations to Anna Cox, Duncan Brumby and Enrico Costanza on their promotions! Anna has been promoted to Professor of Human-Computer Interaction, Duncan has been promoted to Reader in Human-Computer Interaction, and Enrico has been promoted to Senior Lecturer. Full details of recent promotions…
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UCLIC Research Seminar 9th June: Mark Newman, University of Michigan - Collaborating around health data: towards support for patient-caregiver-provider collaboration in the management of chronic health conditions

UCLIC Research Seminar 9th June:  Mark Newman, University of Michigan - Collaborating around health data: towards support for patient-caregiver-provider collaboration in the management of chronic health conditions
An explosion in low-cost sensing and mobile self-tracking technologies is promising to transform care for chronic health conditions. As patients have greater access to continuous streams of data regarding their health and related behaviors, they, their caregivers, and their health providers will…
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