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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 or Aneesha Singh.

Calendar

Past seminars

Engaging people with material through low cost technology

Engaging people with material through low cost technology
This online seminar presents work in progress to develop low-cost ubiquitous technology to support a textile circular economy based on wellbeing. The first part will explore how to best harness interactive low cost ubiquitous tools to capture garment material properties and behaviour. Initial work…
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UCLIC Research Seminar 9th March: Tawanna Dillahunt, In Search of Community-Based Solutions to Transportation Challenges among Historically-Excluded and Transportation-Scarce Communities

UCLIC Research Seminar 9th March: Tawanna Dillahunt,  In Search of Community-Based Solutions to Transportation Challenges among Historically-Excluded and Transportation-Scarce Communities
Advances in Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) present exciting opportunities for addressing transportation challenges (e.g., poor service availability, reliability, quality, and infrastructure access). However, millions of low-income Americans do not share these benefits equally…
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UCLIC Research Seminar 15th December: Dr Judith Odili Uchidiuno, Designing culturally relevant early literacy and STEM educational technologies that supplement formal education for underserved students

UCLIC Research Seminar 15th December: Dr Judith Odili Uchidiuno, Designing culturally relevant early literacy and STEM educational technologies that supplement formal education for underserved students
Education technologies are often posited as solutions for closing early literacy and STEM gaps for students with limited access to quality formal education. Some technologies have shown success as educational interventions; however, many others fail as they do not account for the culture and…
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UCLIC Research Seminar 3rd November Matthew Lease (University of Texas at Austin) Content Moderation:  Understanding Health Risks for Workers and Designing Interventions

UCLIC Research Seminar 3rd November Matthew Lease (University of Texas at Austin) Content Moderation:  Understanding Health Risks for Workers and Designing Interventions
Social media platforms must detect and block a variety of unacceptable user-generated content, such such as adult or violent images. This detection task is difficult to automate due to high accuracy requirements, costs of errors, and nuanced rules for what is and is not acceptable. Consequently,…
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UCLIC Research Seminar 13th of October: Carsten Sørensen (London School of Economics and Political Science). The Age of Value-Sensitive Digital Infrastructures?

UCLIC Research Seminar 13th of October: Carsten Sørensen (London School of Economics and Political Science). The Age of Value-Sensitive Digital Infrastructures?
The technical process of digitizing analogue data into digital bit-streams and the associated socio-technical processes of digitalisation has yet to fully reveal their disruptive potentials - yet researchers and practitioners alike must comprehend these phenomena. Digitalization removes tight…
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UCLIC Research Seminar 6th of October: Leah Findlater (University of Washington). The Potential, Challenges and Risks of AI-based Accessibility: An HCI Perspective

UCLIC Research Seminar 6th of October: Leah Findlater (University of Washington). The Potential, Challenges and Risks of AI-based Accessibility: An HCI Perspective
AI-based accessibility tools hold tremendous potential to counter everyday disabling experiences with computing technologies and the physical world—from personalizing how a device interprets each user's input to amplifying a user's sensory abilities with additional information. In this talk,…
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