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CIEHF award for Design for Real People Group

CIEHF award for Design for Real People Group
The Design for Real People Action Group, led by Rachel Benedyk, has received the Richard Clive Holman Communications Award for its recent work creating the Teacher's Guide to UCD for Design and Technology in schools! This award is made for effective communication such as a blog or social media…
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People of ACM - Yvonne Rogers

People of ACM - Yvonne Rogers
Yvonne Rogers is featured in this month's "People of ACM". People of ACM highlights the unique scientific accomplishments and compelling personal attributes of ACM members who are making a difference in advancing computing as a science and a profession. These bulletins feature ACM members…
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Dean's List Success for MSc HCI Students

Dean's List Success for MSc HCI Students
We're delighted to announce that three of our 2017 MSc graduates have been included in the Faculty of Brain Sciences Postgraduate Dean's List. The Dean's List recognises the top performing 5% of masters students in the faculty. The students were: Elise Hein - MSc Human-Computer Interaction with…
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PhD Studentships available in UCLIC - now closed

PhD Studentships available in UCLIC - now closed
We have a number of funded PhD opportunities available to UK/EU applicants at the moment! These include EPSRC funded studentships as well as one Demonstrator position. All studentships are for up to 4 years from October 2018, and cover tuition fees at the UK/EU level, and a stipend. Eligibility…
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Professor Heinz Wolff

Professor Heinz Wolff
It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Prof Heinz Wolff, who passed away on Friday 15 December. Not only was he honoured by the Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors a number of times, but he was instrumental in the foundation of the London University MSc in Ergonomics and he…
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Yvonne Rogers named as a 2017 ACM Fellow!

Yvonne Rogers named as a 2017 ACM Fellow!
Congratulations to Prof. Yvonne Rogers, who has been named as one of the ACM Fellows in 2017! This is an honour which recognises ACM members for major contributions in areas including database theory, design automation, information retrieval, multimedia computing, network security and HCI! Yvonne…
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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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MSc HCI Open Evening

MSc HCI Open Evening
Join us to meet with tutors, researchers, current students and alumni over drinks and nibbles to find out more about our MSc Human-Computer Interaction. You will be able to explore interactive demonstrations of UCLIC's research and hear talks from the programme director and alumni. Location:…
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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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Lecturer in HCI psition available - now closed

Lecturer in HCI psition available - now closed
We are now recruiting externally to a new Lecturer in HCI position in UCLIC! The advert for this post is now live on the UCL Jobs pages - the deadline is Fri 15 December 2017 and interviews will begin on the week commencing Mon 8 January 2018. More information about the job and the person spec can…
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Congratulations to Matej Kaninsky

Congratulations to Matej Kaninsky
Matej Kaninsky, a recent MSc HCI graduate 2016-2017, has won the student prize for the prestigious UX UK Awards, that celebrates excellence in user-focused digital design. The award is highly competitive and this year there was a record 14 student projects that got shortlisted.    Matej's project i…
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