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WEISS team going from strength to strength

WEISS team going from strength to strength
Congratulations to the team at the Wellcome/EPSRC Centre for Interventional and Surgical Sciences (WEISS) for being awarded second place in the best project award (medical education category) at the Medical Augmented Reality Summer School (MARSS2022), Balgrist University Hospital, Zurich.…
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UCLIC's 21st Birthday Celebrations officially open

UCLIC's 21st Birthday Celebrations officially open
On Tuesday 8 March 2022 a good number of UCLIC staff and students travelled to north London, to enjoy lunch at Lemonia, a Greek restaurant in the picturesque 'village' of Primrose Hill. The event officially opened our 21st birthday celebrations and UCLICkers had much fun. Forthcoming events in…
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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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Creativity, fun and networking in Bremen

Creativity, fun and networking in Bremen
As part of her Excellence Chair at Bremen University (2020-2024) UCLIC Director, Professor Yvonne Rogers, attended a workshop in person at Bremen with PhD and postdocs from Bremen and PhD students from UCLIC. Much creativity, fun and networking was had including a highlight which was a walk and…
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A taste of UCLIC in the Spring

A taste of UCLIC in the Spring
On 23 February 2022 we held a Spring edition of a 'Taste of UCLIC', on the strength of our successful gathering last Autumn. We took the opportunity offered by this lunchtime event to informally kick off our 21st Birthday celebrations, with students and staff sharing food and drinks from their own…
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Congratulations to Josie Carmichael

Congratulations to Josie Carmichael
PhD student Josie Carmichael was selected to receive the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) International Travel Grant to present her research at their conference in Denver, USA, in May 2022. Joise's research focuses on tele-ophthalmology-enabled and Artificial…
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Welcome to new starters in UCLIC Jan 2022

Welcome to new starters in UCLIC Jan 2022
January 2022 We have welcomed a number of new students and staff to UCLIC in recent months. These are: Jing Amy Xue, who is doing a PhD under the supervision of Prof Marianna Obrist; Zhouyang Shen, who is doing a PhD under the supervision of Dr Diego Martinez Plasencia; Zak Morgan, who is doing a…
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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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A taste of UCLIC!

A taste of UCLIC!
We had our first lunch social in the event space of 169 Euston Rd on 3 November. Staff and students were invited to bring food from their country to share with others - we had around 15 people attend with food from all over the world, including the UK, Nigeria, Ireland, India, the Middle East,…
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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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