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NAO in play with hearing impaired children

[Short Scientific Mission of COST Action LUDI TD1309: Play for Children with Disabilities (LUDI) 2015] In November 2015, Andri Ioannou, Assistant professor in the Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts at the Cyprus University of Technology (CUT) and co-director of the Cyprus Interaction Lab, Anna Andreeva, Assistant professor in the Department of Logopaedics at the […]

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Facebook’s Product Designers’ & Professor Panayiotis Zaphiris’, director of Cyprus Interaction Lab, interview with INBusiness magazine

Facebook’s Product Designers Jonah Jones and Leo Mancini and Professor Panayiotis Zaphiris, director of Cyprus Interaction Lab gave an interview to INBusiness magazine. The two designers from facebook, traveled to Limassol to be the keynote speakers of the World Usability Day event CIL organized. In the interview they divulged their most memorable experiences working for […]

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Applications for admissions to doctoral studies at CIL

Deadline for applications: 22/11/2015 Two (2) posts in the research area of: «Social Computing and Learning» One (1) post in the topic «Technology and Social Inclusion» One (1) post in the topic «Human Behaviour and Online Social Networking» Please download the PDF file for more information on the PhD applications. Candidates can login and create […]

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Facebook at Cyprus University of Technology – World Usability Day 2015

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The Cyprus Interaction Lab (www.cyprusinteractionlab.com) of the Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts of the Cyprus University of Technology and DisruptCyprus.com (www.disruptcyprus.com) invite you to the annual World Usability Day seminar. Keynote Presentation: Riff by Facebook: Lessons Learned from Building a Collaborative Video App Jonah Jones (Product Design Manager) at Facebook, London Leo Mancini (Product […]

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The Cyprus Interaction Lab joins the European Schoolnet’s Future Classroom Lab network of learning labs

The Cyprus Interaction Lab joins the European Schoolnet's Future Classroom Lab network of learning labs

The Cyprus Interaction Lab (CIL) has joined the European Schoolnet’s Future Classroom Lab (FCL) network of learning labs though the Interaction and Technology Lab (EAT) http://fcl.eun.org/eat This is an opportunity for CIL to expand its network of European K-20 educators and schools. Starting in September 2015, CIL will participate in activities of the FCL network and […]

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Research methods in HCI summerschool course

The Cyprus Interaction Lab of the Cyprus University of Technology successfully organized the international summer school on “Research Methods in HCI” (https://hcisummer2015.wordpress.com) which took place from the 6th to the 10th of July, 2015. The participants included 50 PhD students from 16 countries (Sweden, Spain, Slovenia, Russia, Romania, Portugal, Poland, Italy, India, Greece, Cyprus, Saudi […]

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CIL participates in the Horizon 2020 project – Research centre in Interactive media, Smart systems and Emerging technologies [RISE]

CIL participates in the Horizon 2020 RISE project

RISE is funded by EU through the TEAMING program of HORIZON 2020. The consortium consists of the Municipality of Nicosia-Cyprus, the three public Universities of Cyprus — University of Cyprus, Cyprus University of Technology and Open University of Cyprus — and the prestige research institutes Max Plank Institute for Informatics – Saarbrucken, Germany and University […]

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The Cyprus Interaction Lab hosts COST action “Play for Children with Disabilities (LUDI)”

The Cyprus Interaction Lab hosted the COST action “Play for Children with Disabilities (LUDI)” in 4-5 June 2015 in Limassol. The meeting was held from 4-5 June 2015, with active involvement of Cyprus Interaction Lab (http://cyprusinteractionlab.com/) of the Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts at the Cyprus University of Technology. The action includes up to […]

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Cyprus Interaction Lab hosts the first ‘Women Power” fair in Cyprus

Cyprus Interaction Lab and the Women Power project team (winning project of the Mahallae program – funded by the UNDP) welcomed an audience of 80 people, who attended their successful ‘Womenpower Fair’ last Wednesday, April the 29th. The fair aimed to ‘inspire, empower and link women mentors and mentees’, and focused on the current state […]

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Research Methods in HCI degree course | July 6 – July 10, 2015

The overarching aim of this summer school course is to improve participants’ understanding of significant research methods commonly or increasingly used in the field of Human Computer Interaction (HCI). Together with a shift of emphasis from usability engineering to user experience (UX) design where users’ values, feelings and needs are regarded as important as their […]

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New online MSc course in Interaction Design

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The Cyprus University of Technology and Talinn University jointly offer a new online MSc course in Interaction Design. The two departments bring together an impressive experience and knowledge in Interaction Design, Human Computer Interaction and Online Learning. The course aims to provide an online learning platform for students internationally, who are interested in Interaction design […]

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Reach for your dream through technology!

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Digital Synergy for empowering women: the official launch of WomenPower Platform With the aim of promoting social change and enhancing the participation of women in society, the Cyprus Interaction Lab of the Cyprus University of Technology has launched WomenPower, the winning project in the category “Women and Dialogue” of the Mahallae program (funded by the […]

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Cyprus Interaction Lab Secures a Major HCI Conference

The Cyprus Interaction Lab has secured the prestigious Human Computer Interaction Conference, INTERACT. The field of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) has been extremely successful for the last thirty years, especially when it comes to changing computing to the benefit of end users. Advanced mobile, ubiquitous and pervasive computing have dramatically changed the way we interact with information, which makes […]

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The Cyprus Interaction Lab in the process of cooperation with Google!

In a packed auditorium the Cyprus University of Technology welcomed last week Rajiv Arjan, User Experience Researcher of Google UK, as the keynote speaker at the annual event for World Usability Day organized by Cyprus Interaction Lab. The audience included a total of over 300 participants, including several undergraduate and graduate students, researchers, academics, teachers […]

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World Usability Day – 2014

The Cyprus Interaction Lab of the Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts of the Cyprus University of Technology organizes the annual World Usability Day seminar, with the support of the Pedagogical Institute of Cyprus, the Cyprus Computer Society, the Cyprus SIGCHI and the contribution of Google UK. Keynote Presentation: “User Engagement and Google”, Raj Arjan, […]

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Peacemaking in School Contexts Using Interactive Tabletops

This study examines how the use of tabletop technology might be able to promote peaceful attitudes and mitigate conflict in a school environment. The participants were twenty (20) K‐12students (grades 3‐6) at a public elementary school in the eastern Mediterranean.The school is characterized by large numbers of foreign students (i.e., minority enrollment), high drop‐out rate […]

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Initiation of the “Creativity Workshops” series by the Cyprus Interaction lab

The ‘creative workshop’ series was successfully launched on Wednesday, September the 24th, co-organized by the Cyprus Interaction lab and the Sustainable Energy Lab of the Cyprus University of Technology. Professor Panayiotis Zaphiris, dean of the School of Fine and Applied Arts, initiated the “creative workshops” stating that it consists of a series of open dialogue […]

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Creativity workshops: open dialogue on creativity & innovation in education, research and society

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Cyprus Interaction Lab (Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts) and the Sustainable Energy Laboratory (Department of Environmental Science and Technology) of the Cyprus University of Technology, invite you to a series of ‘creativity workshops’ The “creativity workshops”  series consist of open meetings for dialogue on issues related to creativity and innovation as well as their […]

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Cyprus Interaction Lab Training new Researchers in Human Computer Interaction

Organized by Prof. Panayiotis Zaphiris (Dean of School of Fine and Applied Arts and Director of the Cyprus Interaction Lab, of the Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts), Prof. David Lamas (Institute of Informatics, Tallinn University, Estonia) and Dr. Effie Lai-Chong Law (University of Leicester, UK) the summer school on Research Methods in Human Computer […]

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Best Social Impact Award’ – Cyprus Digital Championship 2014

Three members of the Cyprus Interaction Lab of the Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts have been awarded the ‘Best Social Impact Award’ at the Cyprus Digital Championship 2014 competition. The team consists of Fernando Loizides, Iosif Kartapanis and Francesca Sella. The team are developing a mobile application called Mi.L.A (Minority Languages and Autism) which assists […]

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