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 Enrico Costanza or Aneesha Singh.

UCLIC Research Seminar 15th March: Kerstin Dautenhahn, University of Hertfordshire – Interaction with Robots - Challenges and opportunities in Human-Robot Interaction

UCLIC Research Seminar 15th March: Kerstin Dautenhahn, University of Hertfordshire – Interaction with Robots - Challenges and opportunities in   Human-Robot Interaction
Please note changed time and location of this seminar Human-robot interaction (HRI) is a highly interdisciplinary field that has grown substantially over the past 15 years. My talk will reflect on the concept of 'social robots' and focus on companion robots, i.e. robots that provide useful…
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UCLIC Research Seminar 8th March: Cecilia Katzeff, KTH Royal Institute of Technology – A Design Perspective On Sustainable Practices Related To Energy And Food

UCLIC Research Seminar 8th March: Cecilia Katzeff, KTH Royal Institute of Technology  – A Design Perspective On Sustainable Practices Related To Energy And Food
The seminar will circle around the general theme of sustainable practices, what is meant by sustainable practices in relation to energy consumption and especially in relation to electricity use and food practices. The seminar will also explore how interaction design may play a role in the emergence…
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UCLIC Research Seminar 22nd February: Ewa Luger, University of Edinburgh – Making AI Intelligible; Designing for ethical and comprehensible intelligent systems

UCLIC Research Seminar 22nd February:  Ewa Luger, University of Edinburgh – Making AI Intelligible; Designing for ethical and comprehensible intelligent systems
The development of complex, intelligent systems has surpassed our ability to explain them. The market is increasingly populated with algorithmically-driven products for which users have limited mental models, putting their privacy at risk, and raising questions of human agency and control. Ensuring…
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UCLIC Research Seminar 9th November: Tilde Bekker, Eindhoven University of Technology - Creating tools for teachers and children to support Design-Based Learning (DBL) in schools

UCLIC Research Seminar 9th November: Tilde Bekker, Eindhoven University of Technology - Creating tools for teachers and children to support Design-Based Learning (DBL) in schools
This seminar is co-organised by UCL KL and UCLIC. *Please note changed seminar location. Following a Design Based Learning approach can provide an integrated process to teach children some of the 21st century skills, such as problem solving, creativity and critical thinking in an integrated…
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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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