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 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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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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