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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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Yvonne Rogers HCI Pioneer

Yvonne Rogers HCI Pioneer
Yvonne Rogers has been included in the HCI Pioneers project, a website created by Ben Shneiderman which aims to draw attention to the trailblazers by describing their backgrounds and contributions to the field: "Pioneers in the field of human-computer interaction (HCI) are memorable for their…
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SEMINAR 10th Feb: Sriram Subramanian – Shape of Things to Come

SEMINAR 10th Feb: Sriram Subramanian – Shape of Things to Come
One of the visions on my research is to deliver novel experiences to users without instrumenting them with wearable or head-mounted displays. My team has been exploring various technical solutions to creating systems that can deform and transform into new objects or shapes while still supporting…
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SEMINAR 3rd Feb: m.c. schraefel – Aspiration Aligned Performance Rather than Prevention-focussed Approaches for Health & Wellbeing with Future Athlete vs Future Invalid & Experiment in a Box

SEMINAR 3rd Feb: m.c. schraefel – Aspiration Aligned Performance Rather than Prevention-focussed Approaches for Health & Wellbeing with Future Athlete vs Future Invalid & Experiment in a Box
How do we design to support better health and wellbeing practices? What is the role of interactive, computational technologies, IoT ecosystems and so on in this space? I'd argue that to design for health and wellbeing - as HCI researchers we can better approach these questions if we ourselves are…
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ICRI researchers launch new app Likeways

ICRI researchers launch new app Likeways
Martin Traunmueller and Sarah Gallacher from ICRI Cities have launched Likeways, a mobile app to get you off the beaten path and right into nearby areas you're likely to find cool stuff along the way. So, if you're sick of walking along boring routes through the city suggested by Google Maps or…
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