News, Events, Seminars

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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UCLIC Research Seminar 22nd of January: Babak Taati (University of Toronto), Computer Vision in Rehabilitation and Ambient Health Monitoring: Challenges and Opportunities

UCLIC Research Seminar 22nd of January: Babak Taati (University of Toronto), Computer Vision in Rehabilitation and Ambient Health Monitoring: Challenges and Opportunities
Computer vision systems can play an important role in providing care to individuals living with physical or cognitive disability. This talk will provide an overview of several vision-based systems under development for such purpose at KITE, the research arm of the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute -…
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UCLIC Research Seminar 20th of November: Pawel Wozniak (Utrecht University), Designing for the 51%: Understanding Technologies for Physically Active Individuals

UCLIC Research Seminar 20th of November: Pawel Wozniak (Utrecht University), Designing for the 51%: Understanding Technologies for Physically Active Individuals
Recent data indicates that more than a half of the European Union's population exercises three times a week or more. While HCI has an established history of understanding and designing technologies for healthcare, the question of how technologies can benefit the wellbeing of active users is less…
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Welcome to new students

Welcome to new students
We would like to welcome some new PhD students who are joining us this Autumn 2019! These are: Margaret Jennings who is working with Prof. Yvonne Rogers Sheena Visram who is also working with Prof. Yvonne Rogers Marina Fernandez Camporro, who is working with Dr Nic Marquardt Muna Alebri who is…
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