News, Events, Seminars

UCLIC research seminars will take place online for the rest of the summer term. Kindly check the calendar below for scheduled seminars and how to join them online.

To arrange to give a seminar talk at UCLIC, please contact Temitayo Olugbade.

Calendar

Past seminars

Recordings of recent past (from 22 April) seminars will be uploaded soon. Please bear with us.


UCLIC Research Seminar 24th of June: Amid Ayobi (University College London and University of Bristol). Trackly: A Customisable and Pictorial Self-Tracking App to Support Agency in Multiple Sclerosis Self-Care

UCLIC Research Seminar 24th of June: Amid Ayobi (University College London and University of Bristol). Trackly: A Customisable and Pictorial Self-Tracking App to Support Agency in Multiple Sclerosis Self-Care
Self-tracking is for many people an important part of understanding and managing their health and wellbeing. However, predefined self-tracking approaches can impede people's self-care agency. In this talk, I will share the findings of our recent CHI paper that addresses this issue. We investigated…
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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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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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