News, Events, Seminars

UCLIC research seminars generally take place on Wednesdays at 3PM in Room 4.05 (66-72 Gower Street) during term-time. Please see notices below in case of deviating dates/times/locations of individual seminars (indicated in italic). Coffee and tea will be served afterwards around 4PM in the 2nd floor hub room (please bring your own cups). If you would like to arrange to meet with a seminar speaker before/after a talk, kindly contact the host(s) or Giulia Barbareschi.

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

UCLIC Research Seminars


30 August 2019 - 3PM
Andreas Holzinger (Medical University of Graz)
From explainable AI to human‐centered AI
Hosts: Duncan Brumby, Anna Cox
Location: Room 110, Roberts Engineering Building, Torrington Place


6 September 2019 - 2PM
Gregory Abowd (Georgia Institute of Technology)
The Internet of Materials: The next logical step or a paradigm shift?
Host: Ann Blandford
Location: Room 4.05, 66-72 Gower Street


18 September 2019 - 3PM
Ellen Bass (Drexel University)
An integrated information processing and task-based approach to making function allocation decisions
Host: Giulia Barbareschi
Location: Room 4.05, 66-72 Gower Street


2 October 2019 - 3PM
Dorian Peters (Cambridge University)
Wellbeing-supportive design: Designing technologies to support psychological needs
Host: Julia Manning
Location: Room 4.05, 66-72 Gower Street


9 October 2019 - 3PM
Jo Vermeulen (Aarhus University)
Explainable AI - What can we do as HCI researchers?
Hosts: Enrico Costanza, Nicolai Marquardt
Location: Room 4.05, 66-72 Gower Street


23 October 2019 - 3PM
Ben Oldfrey (University College London)
The Future of Tech is Squidgy
Host: Giulia Barbareschi
Location: Room 6.12A, Malet Place Engineering Building


30 October 2019 - 3PM
Bran Knowles (Lancaster University)
Understanding older adults' distrust of digital technology
Host: Yvonne Rogers
Location: Room 6.12A, Malet Place Engineering Building


13 November 2019 - 3PM
Annie Lau (University College London)
Patient Work
Host: Giulia Barbareschi
Location: Room 4.05, 66-72 Gower Street


20 November 2019 - 3PM
Pawel Wozniak (Utrecht University)
Designing for the 51%: Technologies for advanced amateurs in sports
Host: Tao Bi
Location: Room 4.05, 66-72 Gower Street


27 November 2019 - 3PM
Regan Mandryk (University of Saskatchewan)
Fun Science: The power of play
Host: Anna Cox
Location: Room 6.12A, Malet Place Engineering Building


4 December 2019 - 3PM
UCLIC Meet & Greet seminar with presentations from UCLIC staff:
Dr Nic Marquardt, Dr Enrico Costanza, Dr Cathy Holloway
Location: Room 4.05, 66-72 Gower Street


11 December 2019 - 3PM
Conor Linehan (University College Cork)
Understanding and improving how people learn through playing games
Host: Anna Cox
Location: Room 4.05, 66-72 Gower Street


Calendar

Past seminars








UCLIC Research Seminar 6th December: Suzanne Martin, University of Ulster - Involving users in novel research from concept to implementation isn’t rocket science!

UCLIC Research Seminar 6th December: Suzanne Martin, University of Ulster -  Involving users in novel research from concept to implementation isn’t rocket science!
To achieve impact the ultimate aim of novel technical research and development must therefore be to create usable solutions for real world environments. New and innovative technologies have the potential to enable choice, dignity and person centered care for people living with complex neurological…
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UCLIC Research Seminar 15th November: Akhil Mathur, UCLIC & Nokia Bell Labs, Cambridge - Tiny Habits in the Giant Enterprise: Reflections from a Quantified Workplace Study

UCLIC Research Seminar 15th November: Akhil Mathur, UCLIC & Nokia Bell Labs, Cambridge  - Tiny Habits in the Giant Enterprise: Reflections from a Quantified Workplace Study
In this talk, I will present insights from a longitudinal in-the-wild Quantified Workplace study conducted in two offices of a research organization. Using a prototype Quantified Workplace system equipped with passive and participatory sensing modalities, we collected and visualized various…
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UCLIC Research Seminar 27th September: Steve Whittaker, University of California at Santa Cruz - Rethinking the Quantified Self to make personal data engaging and useful

UCLIC Research Seminar 27th September: Steve Whittaker, University of California at Santa Cruz - Rethinking the Quantified Self  to make personal data engaging and useful
The Quantified Self (QS) vision argues for collecting and analysing rich collections of personal data. According to the vision, such personal data facilitate greater self-insight promoting behaviour change. But although self quantification is important, quantified self technologies show poor rates…
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UCLIC Research Seminar 18th July: Nicole Werner, University of Wisconsin-Madison - How Do Patients and Caregivers’ Engage Strategies to Accomplish Healthcare Work at Home?

UCLIC Research Seminar 18th July: Nicole Werner, University of Wisconsin-Madison - How Do Patients and Caregivers’ Engage Strategies to Accomplish Healthcare Work at Home?
Chronic diseases are the leading cause of death worldwide. Chronic illness management requires a majority of healthcare to be performed by lay individuals. Paramount to understanding the process of illness self-management by lay individuals is understanding the sociotechnical system in which it…
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UCLIC Research Seminar 9th June: Mark Newman, University of Michigan - Collaborating around health data: towards support for patient-caregiver-provider collaboration in the management of chronic health conditions

UCLIC Research Seminar 9th June:  Mark Newman, University of Michigan - Collaborating around health data: towards support for patient-caregiver-provider collaboration in the management of chronic health conditions
An explosion in low-cost sensing and mobile self-tracking technologies is promising to transform care for chronic health conditions. As patients have greater access to continuous streams of data regarding their health and related behaviors, they, their caregivers, and their health providers will…
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