News, Events, Seminars

ICRI receives Honorable Mention at CSCW 2017

ICRI receives Honorable Mention at CSCW 2017
Martin Dittus, Giovanni Quattrone, and Licia Capra from ICRI Cities have been awarded Honorable Mention at CSCW 2017, the world's premier venue for research in the design and use of technologies that affect groups, organizations, communities, and networks. This year's conference was held in…
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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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MSc students finalists CHI Student Competition

MSc students finalists CHI Student Competition
Congratulations to three student teams in our HCI MSc Programme, who have been selected to participate in the final stage of the ACM CHI Student Design Competition. CHI only accepted 12 out of the 70 submissions for the CHI Student Design Competition (~17% acceptance rate) to present their design…
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Congratulations Cathy and Susan!

Congratulations Cathy and Susan!
Congratulations to Catherine Holloway and Susan Lechelt, who have both won Provost's Engineering Engagement Awards 2017. Cathy has won the UCL Engineering Engager of the Year - Research / Academic Staff (grade 8 or above) Award, while Susan has won the UCL Engineering Engager of the Year Awards -…
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MSc Human-Computer Interaction Open Evening 2017

MSc Human-Computer Interaction Open Evening 2017
Join UCLIC staff, students and alumni to find out more about our MSc Human-Computer Interaction at our Open Evening on 22nd February. 5 - 7pm in the Roberts Building Foyer. Please register for this event. Visit our prospective students page to find out more about the programme.
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UCLIC Research Seminar 22nd February: Ewa Luger, University of Edinburgh – Making AI Intelligible; Designing for ethical and comprehensible intelligent systems

UCLIC Research Seminar 22nd February:  Ewa Luger, University of Edinburgh – Making AI Intelligible; Designing for ethical and comprehensible intelligent systems
The development of complex, intelligent systems has surpassed our ability to explain them. The market is increasingly populated with algorithmically-driven products for which users have limited mental models, putting their privacy at risk, and raising questions of human agency and control. Ensuring…
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UCLIC featured in IET partners magazine

UCLIC featured in IET partners magazine
UCLIC is featured in the IET's latest Partner Magazine! Children are growing up in the newly emerging Internet of Things, but it is not always the case they understand how these devices and apps work. Digital Fluency is a learning approach intended to fill this gap, and brings together disparate…
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RA position on WeDraw project - position now closed

RA position on WeDraw project - position now closed
We are recruiting a Research Associate to work as part of a multidisciplinary group within the EU-funded project weDraw. WeDraw is a 2-year research project that brings together European partners from industry and university to explore how multi-modal and multi-sensory technology can support the…
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UBEL DTP studentships

UBEL DTP studentships
There are funded opportunities available for interdisciplinary PhD studentships funded through the ESRC through a UCL, Bloomsbury, East London Doctoral Training Partnership (UBEL DTP). This DTP consists of a number of training pathways, with studentships available on a full-time or part-time basis…
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RA post on HUMAN project - this position is now closed

RA post on HUMAN project - this position is now closed
We are recruiting a Research Associate to to explore how cutting-edge augmented reality systems can be used to provide cognitive and psychological support for people in busy and complex work environments as part of the HUMAN project! This post is available from 1st Feb 2017 and is funded for 18…
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UCLIC Research Seminar 9th November: Tilde Bekker, Eindhoven University of Technology - Creating tools for teachers and children to support Design-Based Learning (DBL) in schools

UCLIC Research Seminar 9th November: Tilde Bekker, Eindhoven University of Technology - Creating tools for teachers and children to support Design-Based Learning (DBL) in schools
This seminar is co-organised by UCL KL and UCLIC. *Please note changed seminar location. Following a Design Based Learning approach can provide an integrated process to teach children some of the 21st century skills, such as problem solving, creativity and critical thinking in an integrated…
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