MobileHCI 2014 Started...

MobileHCI 2014 has started in Toronto - proceedings open for one year at

Position paper accepted to IIix2014

Emma Nicol's position paper "How to Study Children Searching For Fun: Some Experiences and Reflections" co-written with Monica Landoni of USI, Switzerland, has been accepted for publication at the Searching 4 Fun workshop at IIix2014 in Regensburg.

MobileHCI Invited Speaker: Professor Jutta Trevarinus

We are delighted to announce that our MobileHCI 2014 workshop in Toronto will feature a Keynote address from Professor Jutta Trevarinus, Director of the Inclusive Design Research Centre (IDRC) and professor at OCAD University in Toronto, formerly the Adaptive Technology Resource Centre. The IDRC conducts proactive research and development in the inclusive design of emerging information and communication technology and practices.

MyCity Launched

Glasgow 2014 Games’ MyCity fitness app, led by Dr Marilyn McGee-Lennon and Dr Cindy Gray of the Glasgow University launched to hail of publicity:

We beat the dragons....

Mark Dunlop and Marc Roper have just won the University of Strathclyde Annual Dragon's Den competition with their proposal to research Crowdsourcing Driving Sensonomies. The prize and work is in collaboration with Mark Elliott of Psychological Sciences and Health and Neil Ferguson of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

MobileHCI 2014 Poster

Our poster "Shake ‘n’ Tap: A Gesture Enhanced Keyboard for Older Adults" has been accepted for @ACMMobileHCI based on our work in the EPSRC OATS Project.

Mark, Emma and Andreas

Paper accepted to IIix2014

Emma Nicol's short paper "Using artefacts to investigate children’s information seeking experiences" has been accepted by IIiX2014 (Information Interaction in Context conference) in Regensburg, Germany.

Upcoming publication: "Using a smart watch as an input device for text"

Andreas and Mark have had an article accepted for the upcoming IEEE Pervasive Computing Special Issue on Wearable Devices. Our work is titled "Using a smart watch as an input device for text".

PhD Post in Health and Wellness

PhD Opportunity available in Computer and Information Science

University of Strathclyde

Engineering a 'Lifestyle Manager' for Consumer Health and Wellness Technologies

The Department of Computer and Information Sciences at the University of Strathclyde is offering the opportunity to undertake a PhD in the area of technologies for health and wellness starting 1 October 2014 (duration 3.5 years). The PhD will be supervised by Dr Marilyn McGee-Lennon and will be conducted within the Mobiquitous Group.