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The kickoff of the INTELed teacher professional development program in Cyprus

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The kickoff meeting of the INTELed Teacher Professional Development (TPD) program was co-organized by the Cyprus Interaction Lab of the Cyprus University of Technology (CIL, https://www.cyprusinteractionlab.com) and the Research center on Interactive media, Smart systems and Emerging technologies (RISE, http://rise.org.cy). The meeting was delivered successfully by Dr Andri Ioannou, Dr Yiannis Georgiou and Mrs Nicoletta […]

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The kickoff of the ENGINITE Vocational Education and Training programme in Cyprus

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The kickoff meeting of the ENGINITE Vocational Education and Training (VET) programme  was co-organized by the Cyprus Interaction Lab of the Cyprus University of Technology (CIL, https://www.cyprusinteractionlab.com) and the Research center on Interactive media, Smart systems and Emerging technologies (RISE, http://rise.org.cy). The meeting was delivered successfully by the ENGINITE CUT research team (Dr Andri Ioannou, Dr Yiannis […]

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“Open coders fair”: A celebration day for coding & robotics for children 5-99 years old

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The Research center on Interactive media, Smart systems and Emerging technologies (RISE, http://rise.org.cy) and the Cyprus Interaction Lab  (CIL, https://www.cyprusinteractionlab.com) support the organization of the “Open coders fair”: A celebration day for programming & robotics for children 5-99 years old, in the context of the activities  “Learning to code with my child” of the European Code Week. Entrance is […]

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Design Sprint for Safe and Responsible Gaming

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A two-day design sprint workshop took at the Youth Makerspace Larnaka (https://www.facebook.com/makerspacelarnaka/) on Friday and Saturday, 12-13 October. During the workshop, participants discussed, explored, proposed solutions and developed prototypes (applications, systems, etc.) with a goal of providing useful information for responsible gaming, as well as information for the risks posed by non-responsible participation. The prototypes developed […]

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Cyprus Interaction Lab to host INTERACT 2019 conference in Cyprus

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INTERACT 2019 (http://www.interact2019.org/) is the latest of a series of conferences on Human-Computer Interaction organized under the aegis of the Technical Committee 13 of the UNESCO International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP). The IFIP TC 13 aims at developing the science and technology of the interaction between humans and computing devices. The first INTERACT conference […]

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Researchers’ Night 2018

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The Research Centre on Interactive Media, Smart System and Emerging Technologies [ RISE ] (http://RISE.org.cy) with additional support from members of the Cyprus Interaction Lab had a strong presence at Βραδιά του Ερευνητή / Researchers’ Night with the participation of more than 15 academics, researchers and administration officers affiliated with RISE and collaborating research labs. As per annual tradition, the Research […]

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Workshop for children 11-14 years old on Micro:bit using E-textiles

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On August 31st 2018, the Cyprus Interaction Lab (https://cyprusinteractionlab.com) of the Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts of the Cyprus University of Technology, in collaboration with the Research centre on Interactive media, Smart systems and Emerging Technologies (http://www.rise.org.cy) and the MakerSpace Larnaka of the Youth Board of Cyprus (https://www.facebook.com/makerspacelarnaka/), have organized and delivered an innovative workshop for […]

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Workshop on Embodied Learning Games for 5-15 years-old children

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 From 9th-18th July 2018,  the Cyprus Interaction Lab of the Cyprus University of Technology  (CIL, https://www.cyprusinteractionlab.com) and the Research center on Interactive media, Smart systems and Emerging technologies (RISE, http://rise.org.cy) delivered two innovative educational workshops in the context of the annual summer school of the Cyprus University of Technology for 5-15 years-old children. The educational activities were developed […]

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Πρόσκληση στο βιωματικό εργαστήριο “Κατασκευές με τεχνολογία Micro:bit και ηλεκτρονικά υφάσματα”

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Το Cyprus Interaction Lab (https://www.cyprusinteractionlab.com/), το Youth Makerspace Larnaka (https://www.facebook.com/makerspacelarnaka/) και το Research Centre on Interactive media, Smart systems and Emerging Technologies of Nicosia (http://www.rise.org.cy/) συνδιοργάνωνουν το βιωματικό εργαστήριο “Κατασκευές με τεχνολογία Micro:bit και ηλεκτρονικά υφάσματα” για παιδιά ηλικίας 11-14 ετών. Το βιωματικό εργαστήριο θα πραγματοποιηθεί την Παρασκευή, 31 Αυγούστου 2018, στους χώρους του Youth […]

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Summer Workshop of the Cyprus Association of Architects

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In July 2018, the MAKERSPACE project managed by the Cyprus Interaction Lab for the Youth Board of Cyprus, hosted the Annual Summer School of the Cyprus Architects Association. The Summer School involved the design, prototyping and construction of a 1:1 pavilion that was installed in the yard of the building. The participants utilised most of […]

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3rd project meeting in Crete

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The ENGINITE 3rd projectmeeting  took place on June 11-14, 2018 at the Technical University of Crete, in Chania. As part of the project meeting the ENGINITE partners had the opportunity to review all pending issues, with a highlight on important milestones to be completed before the interim report. Particular emphasis was given on the finalization of […]

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Cyprus Interaction Lab Annual Review/Newsletter 2017

The Cyprus Interaction Lab is the only research facility in Cyprus specialising in Educational Technology and Human Computer Interaction. We are proud to engage in research that helps unpack the potential of emerging technologies to positively influence our society. We hope you will enjoy reading our newsletter which highlights our major achievements of the previous year.  Cyprus […]

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CIL members receive Best Special Session Paper Award at IMCL2017

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CIL members Andri Ioannou and Vaso Constantinou presented two papers at IMCL 2017, held in Thessaloniki, Greece (30 November – 1 December 2017) – one of which won a Best Special Session Paper Award: Augmented reality supporting deaf students in mainstream schools: Two case studies of practical utility of the technology Andri Ioannou, Vaso Constantinou [Best Paper Award] The study suggests […]

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