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Welcome to new staff and students at UCLIC!

Welcome to new staff and students at UCLIC!
We would like to welcome Dr Aneesha Singh, who joined our academic team in UCLIC on 1 September 2018! We also welcome our new PhD students who joined us at the end of September 2018! These are: Tigi Bhatnagar being supervised by Cathy Holloway Robert Cinca being supervised by Enrico Costanza Tudinh…
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UCLIC quoted in BBC article

UCLIC quoted in BBC article
Anna Cox is quoted by the BBC in their article on checking work emails outside work. With more of us checking emails outside working hours, Anna stresses the need to switch-off from work and how not doing so can affect productivity and physical and mental health problems. View the full article…
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UCLIC research on errors cited in Psychology Today

UCLIC research on errors cited in Psychology Today
Work by Maartje Ament, Anna Cox, Ann Blandford and Duncan Brumby on common errors made with technology is cited in an article by Psychology Today. The article lists the top 5 memory mistakes—and strategies people can use to overcome them. View the full article here: How to Avoid Your Five…
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UCLIC research featured in BBC TV programme Click

UCLIC research featured in BBC TV programme Click
Nadia Berthouze, together with Temitayo Olugbade and Youngjun Cho, recently contributed to the BBC TV programme "Click". The episode, called 'It's Been Emotional', features Nadia's research on emotion-detecting technology. The episode is available to watch online at the link below: bb…
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Ann Blandford's podcast on the future of healthcare

Ann Blandford's podcast on the future of healthcare
Ann Blandford recently contributed to a Technology Intelligence podcast from The Telegraph exploring the future of health! You check it out at the links below: Telegraph Episode URL https://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/0/predictalitics-big-data-revolution-change-see-nhs-forever/ Apple Podcast…
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Student Choice Awards nominations for UCLIC staff

Student Choice Awards nominations for UCLIC staff
Congratulations to several UCLIC teaching and support staff, who have been nominated for Student Choice Awards this year! The awards are an initiative by the Students' Union UCL and an opportunity for students to nominate people who do a great job, as a way to thank them and let them know that…
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UCL will have a great presence at CHI 2018

UCL will have a great presence at CHI 2018
Authors from UCL will have a great presence at CHI 2018, the premier conference in Human-Computer Interaction, which will take place in Montreal, Canada, 21 - 26 April 2018. Here is a sneak peek at our accepted contributions. Full Papers Mediating Conflicts in Minecraft: Empowering Learning in…
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CIEHF Awards Success

CIEHF Awards Success
We are pleased to announce the following awards to UCLIC staff and students from the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics & Human Factors. A volunteer group Design for Real People Action Group - lead by UCLIC Honorary Senior Lecture Rachel Benedyk has recieved the the Richard Clive Holman…
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CIEHF award for Design for Real People Group

CIEHF award for Design for Real People Group
The Design for Real People Action Group, led by Rachel Benedyk, has received the Richard Clive Holman Communications Award for its recent work creating the Teacher's Guide to UCD for Design and Technology in schools! This award is made for effective communication such as a blog or social media…
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People of ACM - Yvonne Rogers

People of ACM - Yvonne Rogers
Yvonne Rogers is featured in this month's "People of ACM". People of ACM highlights the unique scientific accomplishments and compelling personal attributes of ACM members who are making a difference in advancing computing as a science and a profession. These bulletins feature ACM members…
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Dean's List Success for MSc HCI Students

Dean's List Success for MSc HCI Students
We're delighted to announce that three of our 2017 MSc graduates have been included in the Faculty of Brain Sciences Postgraduate Dean's List. The Dean's List recognises the top performing 5% of masters students in the faculty. The students were: Elise Hein - MSc Human-Computer Interaction with…
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Professor Heinz Wolff

Professor Heinz Wolff
It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Prof Heinz Wolff, who passed away on Friday 15 December. Not only was he honoured by the Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors a number of times, but he was instrumental in the foundation of the London University MSc in Ergonomics and he…
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Yvonne Rogers named as a 2017 ACM Fellow!

Yvonne Rogers named as a 2017 ACM Fellow!
Congratulations to Prof. Yvonne Rogers, who has been named as one of the ACM Fellows in 2017! This is an honour which recognises ACM members for major contributions in areas including database theory, design automation, information retrieval, multimedia computing, network security and HCI! Yvonne…
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Congratulations to Matej Kaninsky

Congratulations to Matej Kaninsky
Matej Kaninsky, a recent MSc HCI graduate 2016-2017, has won the student prize for the prestigious UX UK Awards, that celebrates excellence in user-focused digital design. The award is highly competitive and this year there was a record 14 student projects that got shortlisted.    Matej's project i…
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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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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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