News, Events, Seminars


UCLIC Research Seminar, 25th May: Phillip Morgan, University of the West of England – The effects of computer-based interruptions on cognition, behaviour and task performance: Applications, new frontiers, and challenges

UCLIC Research Seminar, 25th May: Phillip Morgan, University of the West of England – The effects of computer-based interruptions on cognition, behaviour and task performance: Applications, new frontiers, and challenges
Interruptions are a common feature of everyday and workplace settings and are increasing with the charging development of communicative and connected technology ranging from smartphones to fully automated road vehicles. Interruptions divert attention away from a primary task, consume cognitive…
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RA post on ECLIPSE project - this position is now closed

RA post on ECLIPSE project - this position is now closed
We are recruiting a Research Associate to undertake observational studies of infusion device use across multiple hospitals as part of the ECLIPSE project! This post is available from 18 July 2016 or as soon as possoble afterwards and is funded until 30th June 2017 in the first instance. The…
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Rachel Benedyk retiring

Rachel Benedyk retiring
After almost 40 years in UCL, Rachel Benedyk is retiring from her pivotal role as Lecturer and Programme Director on the MSc course in HCI with Ergonomics. Rachel was a student of the course in the days of the Ergonomics Unit in the seventies, and taught on the course over the following four…
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PhD Studentships on HCI - these positions are now closed

PhD Studentships on HCI - these positions are now closed
Applications are invited for a Funded PhD Studentship on HCI in the UCL Interaction Centre (UCLIC), funded by an EPSRC DTP grant for up to 4 years from October 2016. The PhD project can be on any area of Human Computer Interaction, although it is anticipated that the student will contribute to one…
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UCLIC Students at CHI Student Design Competition

UCLIC Students at CHI Student Design Competition
Two student teams in our HCI-E MSc Program have been selected to participate in the final stage of the ACM CHI Student Design Competition. They were amongst the only 12 teams (out of 62, 19% acceptance rate) that were invited to present their design projects at the prestigious international…
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EuroPOND CDT Studentship - this is now closed

EuroPOND CDT Studentship - this is now closed
Applications are now being accepted for a EuroPOND studentship on Designing user interfaces to support front-end clinical decision-making in neurodegenerative disease: Bridging from research to practice. This industry-sponsored studentship is a collaboration between UCL's Centre for Medical Image…
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UCLICers featured in Women at UCL: Presence and Absence

UCLICers featured in Women at UCL: Presence and Absence
Nadia Berthouze, Anna Cox, and Mara Balestrini are featured in the Women at UCL: Presence and Absence booklet. Women at UCL: Presence and Absence is a collaboration between the UCL Equalities and Diversity team, The Girl at the Door and the UCL Institute for Women's Health, and explores the…
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Lecturer and RA posts available - these are now closed

Lecturer and RA posts available - these are now closed
We are recruiting! We are recruiting a Lecturer in Human-Computer Interaction to start in post ideally next September 2016! The deadline for applications is 15th May 2016 and interviews will be held on 20th and 21st June 2016. Please download the Lecturer Job description and Person specification to…
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Welcome to Catherine Holloway's group!

Welcome to Catherine Holloway's group!
We would like to welcome Catherine Holloway and her group of PhD students and RAs, who have recently joined UCLIC! Her students are Giulia Barbareschi, Roxana Ramirez-Herrera, Rhys Williams and Dave Wain. Tsu-Jui Cheng is an RA and Sarah Nicholson will join as an RA in September.
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ICRI papers at CSCW 2016

ICRI papers at CSCW 2016
Martin Dittus and Mara Balestrini from ICRI Cities both had papers accepted at the CSCW conference, which takes place in San Francisco, CA, USA, February 27 - March 2 2016. Mara's paper presented Jokebox, an interactive installation designed to be placed in public spaces with the aim to explore how…
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SEMINAR 23rd Feb: Maria Wolters – Designing Reminders That Work

SEMINAR 23rd Feb: Maria Wolters – Designing Reminders That Work
All of us forget to do things that we should have remembered, and most people cope with this issue by setting themselves reminders. These reminders come in three main modalities, visual (e.g., a note on the screen), auditory (e.g., a phone alarm), or tactile (e.g., the phone buzzing in one's…
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