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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Congratulations Cathy and Susan!

Congratulations Cathy and Susan!
Congratulations to Catherine Holloway and Susan Lechelt, who have both won Provost's Engineering Engagement Awards 2017. Cathy has won the UCL Engineering Engager of the Year - Research / Academic Staff (grade 8 or above) Award, while Susan has won the UCL Engineering Engager of the Year Awards -…
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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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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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