News, Events, Seminars

ACT-R workshop

ACT-R workshop
There will be a one-day ACT-R Workshop at University College London on July 26, 2017. The purpose of the workshop is to discuss issues of interest to the ACT-R community, including but not limited to new architectural modifications and developments, modeling and methodology discussions, scaling and…
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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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Congratulations to Abdi Diriye

Congratulations to Abdi Diriye
Congratulations to Abdigani Diriye, who was recently selected to be a TED Fellow for his research in mobile-based financial services and for launching a Somalia-based accelerator program for local technology start-ups! Abdi was a PhD student in UCLIC who graduated in 2012.
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Congratulations to Miguel Aulet

Congratulations to Miguel Aulet
Congratulations to Miguel Aulet who was recently awarded theUlf Aberg award from the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors for his MSc project on 'Cognitive offloading in air traffic control'!
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Positions available at UCLIC - all now closed

Positions available at UCLIC - all now closed
We are now recruiting a Senior Teaching Fellow - this is a full-time temporary role to cover parental leave and is for 4.5 months initially starting in September, but it is possible the role may be extended. Please see the UCL advert for more information and how to apply. The deadline is 29 May…
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UCL will have a great presence at CHI 2017

UCL will have a great presence at CHI 2017
Authors from UCL will have a great presence at CHI 2017, the premier conference in Human-Computer Interaction, which will take place in Denver, CO, USA, 6 - 11 May 2017. Here is a sneak peek at our accepted contributions. Full Papers Quantifying the Body and Caring for the Mind: Understanding…
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New book on research in the wild

New book on research in the wild
Yvonne Rogers and Paul Marshall have published a new ebook entitled 'Research in the Wild' . The phrase "in-the-wild" is becoming popular again in the field of human-computer interaction (HCI), describing approaches to HCI research and accounts of user experience phenomena that differ…
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Welcome to new staff and students!

Welcome to new staff and students!
We would like to welcome a number of people who have recently joined UCLIC ! These are: Ahmed Alqaraawi is a new a PhD student who will be supervised by Enrico Costanza Temi Olugbade who is now working as a part-time post-doc on Nadia Berthouze on the WeDraw project Nicola Binetti who just stared…
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UCLIC Research Seminar 15th March: Kerstin Dautenhahn, University of Hertfordshire – Interaction with Robots - Challenges and opportunities in Human-Robot Interaction

UCLIC Research Seminar 15th March: Kerstin Dautenhahn, University of Hertfordshire – Interaction with Robots - Challenges and opportunities in   Human-Robot Interaction
Please note changed time and location of this seminar Human-robot interaction (HRI) is a highly interdisciplinary field that has grown substantially over the past 15 years. My talk will reflect on the concept of 'social robots' and focus on companion robots, i.e. robots that provide useful…
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ICRI receives Honorable Mention at CSCW 2017

ICRI receives Honorable Mention at CSCW 2017
Martin Dittus, Giovanni Quattrone, and Licia Capra from ICRI Cities have been awarded Honorable Mention at CSCW 2017, the world's premier venue for research in the design and use of technologies that affect groups, organizations, communities, and networks. This year's conference was held in…
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UCLIC Research Seminar 8th March: Cecilia Katzeff, KTH Royal Institute of Technology – A Design Perspective On Sustainable Practices Related To Energy And Food

UCLIC Research Seminar 8th March: Cecilia Katzeff, KTH Royal Institute of Technology  – A Design Perspective On Sustainable Practices Related To Energy And Food
The seminar will circle around the general theme of sustainable practices, what is meant by sustainable practices in relation to energy consumption and especially in relation to electricity use and food practices. The seminar will also explore how interaction design may play a role in the emergence…
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MSc students finalists CHI Student Competition

MSc students finalists CHI Student Competition
Congratulations to three student teams in our HCI MSc Programme, who have been selected to participate in the final stage of the ACM CHI Student Design Competition. CHI only accepted 12 out of the 70 submissions for the CHI Student Design Competition (~17% acceptance rate) to present their design…
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