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Engage with Strathclyde

The Mobiquitous Lab is proud to be hosting an Engage with Strathclyde event this year, organised by Mark, Marilyn and Emma.

Smartphone and Smarthome Design for Older Adults
Thursday, 7th May 2015 (4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)
Venue: The Collins Building
Room: Scottish Universities Insight Institute

EUROMED conference, best project paper award

The EUROMED 2014 Digital Heritage Conference took place in Cyprus from Monday November 2nd to Friday November 8th. This year a total of 438 papers were submitted from 58 countries. 158 papers were accepted among which 35 Full papers, 49 project papers, 52 posters/short papers and 22 workshop papers, from 58 countries. Our paper on the meSch project (Material Encounters with digital Cultural heritage) won a best project paper award.

SICSA HCI All Hands Meeting

via Mark Dunlop

The next SICSA All-Hands-On day will be hosted at Strathclyde University on Monday 19 January 2015. We plan a day of work centred around ubiquitous computing, smart cities, evaluation, multimodal interaction, participatory design and wellbeing.

CHI 2015 Workshop on HCI and Health

We are delighted that our CHI workshop on "Advancing Health and Wellness Technology Research in Home and Community Settings" was accepted for next year's ACM CHI conference in April in South Korea.

The workshop is being organised by:

Marilyn Lennon, Mobiquitous Group, University of Strathclyde
Lynne Baillie, Trustworthy Technology Group, Glasgow Caledonian University
Judy Robertson, Chair in Digital Learning, Edinburgh University

The extended committee includes some other world class researchers too including:

CHI 2015 Workshop on Text Entry on the Edge

Just had notification that our workshop proposal for "Text Entry on the Edge" has been accepted to CHI 2015.

This one-day workshop will offer an interdisciplinary forum of discussion for both practitioners and academics interested in text entry in its many forms and varieties. Particular interest this year is on papers addressing text entry edge cases such as emerging technology, non-traditional users, and unexplored domains.

IJMHCI special issue

A pre-notification of the forthcoming special issue on Interface for Older Adults with Eds Mark D Dunlop, Emma Nicol and Jutta Treviranus

http://olderadultsmobileinterfaces.wordpress.com

Fifth Workshop on Technology for Health and Wellbeing (THAW)

At the 5th THAW workshop co-organised by Marilyn we gave talks by Marilyn on dallas evaluation, Gennaro on his work with aphasia sufferers, Emma on text entry for older adults (OATS) and Mark & John on use of mobile HTML5 to support stroke rehabilitation.

SICSA DemoFest 2014

At the SICSA 2014 DemoFest we presented our work by Marilyn on MyCity, Emma on text entry for older adults (OATS) Lorraine on her work on museum installations and Mark & Marc on use of in-car mobiles and crowd-sourcing.

The meSch project presented at HATII, University of Glasgow

On Tuesday, September 30th, the meSch project ( http://mesch-project.eu/ ) was presented by Areti at the Humanities Advanced Technology and Information Institute (HATII) of the University of Glasgow.

The blog post that appeared in the HATII blog, by Yunhyong Kim, "HATII SHAKE: is your exhibition interactive enough?" gives an overview of the presentation and the lively discussion that followed

Talk at ISBNPA conference on Walking for Health

Participant in Walking Study

David Rowe (Psychological Sciences and Health) is presenting at the ISBNPA conference in Edinburgh on Walking for Health this week. His talk will go over the group's research on using music to help walking including our studies on music degradation while walking.

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