News, Events, Seminars

UCLIC research seminars are on Wednesdays at 3pm during term-time. Please see notices for confirmation of the room number for each seminar.

If you would like to come and give a seminar talk, or would like further details on any seminars listed here, please contact Aneesha Singh or Sandy Gould.

UCLIC Research Seminar 28th September: Jakob E Bardram, Technical University of Denmark (DTU) – On the Design of Personal Health Technologies for Mental Disorder

UCLIC Research Seminar 28th September: Jakob E Bardram, Technical University of Denmark (DTU) – On the Design of Personal Health Technologies for Mental Disorder
This seminar is co-organised by UCLIC and UCL IDH. *Please note changed seminar location. Mental disorders like depression and bipolar disorder impose a very high societal burden in terms of cost, lost productivity, morbidity, suffering, and mortality, and are a leading cause of disability and…
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UCLIC Research Seminar 24th August: Luca Chittaro, University of Udine – Virtual Reality and Serious Games for Safety Education: Design and Evaluation aspects

UCLIC Research Seminar 24th August: Luca Chittaro, University of Udine – Virtual Reality and Serious Games for Safety Education: Design and Evaluation aspects
Virtual reality (VR) experiences and serious games, i.e. video games to further training and education objectives, are increasingly used in a variety of domains, including health and safety. However, compared to entertainment games, the design and evaluation of such applications is more complex…
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UCLIC Research Seminar 15th June: Christopher Frauenberger, Vienna University of Technology – OutsideTheBox - Rethinking Technology Design with Autistic Children

UCLIC Research Seminar 15th June:  Christopher Frauenberger, Vienna University of Technology – OutsideTheBox - Rethinking Technology Design with Autistic Children
Most technology that is designed for people with disabilities, pragmatically focuses on mitigating their functional limitations. With the OutsideTheBox project, we take a different approach and critically reflect on concepts of disability and how these are embodied in the technologies we design. In…
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UCLIC Research Seminar, 25th May: Phillip Morgan, University of the West of England – The effects of computer-based interruptions on cognition, behaviour and task performance: Applications, new frontiers, and challenges

UCLIC Research Seminar, 25th May: Phillip Morgan, University of the West of England – The effects of computer-based interruptions on cognition, behaviour and task performance: Applications, new frontiers, and challenges
Interruptions are a common feature of everyday and workplace settings and are increasing with the charging development of communicative and connected technology ranging from smartphones to fully automated road vehicles. Interruptions divert attention away from a primary task, consume cognitive…
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SEMINAR 23rd Feb: Maria Wolters – Designing Reminders That Work

SEMINAR 23rd Feb: Maria Wolters – Designing Reminders That Work
All of us forget to do things that we should have remembered, and most people cope with this issue by setting themselves reminders. These reminders come in three main modalities, visual (e.g., a note on the screen), auditory (e.g., a phone alarm), or tactile (e.g., the phone buzzing in one's…
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SEMINAR 10th Feb: Sriram Subramanian – Shape of Things to Come

SEMINAR 10th Feb: Sriram Subramanian – Shape of Things to Come
One of the visions on my research is to deliver novel experiences to users without instrumenting them with wearable or head-mounted displays. My team has been exploring various technical solutions to creating systems that can deform and transform into new objects or shapes while still supporting…
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SEMINAR 3rd Feb: m.c. schraefel – Aspiration Aligned Performance Rather than Prevention-focussed Approaches for Health & Wellbeing with Future Athlete vs Future Invalid & Experiment in a Box

SEMINAR 3rd Feb: m.c. schraefel – Aspiration Aligned Performance Rather than Prevention-focussed Approaches for Health & Wellbeing with Future Athlete vs Future Invalid & Experiment in a Box
How do we design to support better health and wellbeing practices? What is the role of interactive, computational technologies, IoT ecosystems and so on in this space? I'd argue that to design for health and wellbeing - as HCI researchers we can better approach these questions if we ourselves are…
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