Cyprus Interaction Lab Annual Review/Newsletter 2018

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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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UBER at Cyprus University of Technology: New Horizons of Cooperation

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In a packed amphitheatre, Cyprus University of Technology welcomed Saswati Saha Mitra, as the keynote speaker at the annual World Usability Day. Saswati Saha Mitra leads Uber’s Global UX Research team. Spread across 5 continents, her team keeps Uber accountable to its global user base. The event was organized by the Social Computing Research Centre […]

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Submit to our Accepted Special Track “ST4: Designing with Gesture and Interactivity for XR” at the 5th Immersive Learning Research Network Conference

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June 23th – June 27th, 2019 London, UK https://immersivelrn.org/ilrn2019/ Full papers submission deadline: March 1st, 2019 (Final) Short papers submission deadline: March 1st, 2019 (Final) Posters and Demos submission deadline: March 1st, 2019 (Final) About Special Tracks at iLRN Special Tracks are intended to be a forum for quality scientific research, which will be presented in scientific talks. Contributing papers have […]

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RISE is hiring Team Leaders of Multidisciplinary Research Groups!

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Research Positions: Research Centre on Interactive Media, Smart Systems and Emerging Technologies – Team Leaders of Multidisciplinary Research Groups No. of Positions: Five (5) full-time Positions Category: Employment contract Location: Research Centre on Interactive Media, Smart Systems and Emerging Technologies, Nicosia, Cyprus     The Research Centre on Interactive Media, Smart Systems and Emerging Technologies wishes to receive applications for […]

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LCT: 6TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON LEARNING AND COLLABORATION TECHNOLOGIES

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Since 2014, the Cyprus Interaction lab organizes the Learning and Collaboration Technologies Conference, affiliated with the HCI INTERNATIONAL Conference. This year’s conference is at Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort, Orlando, Florida, USA in July 2019 See 21ST INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON HUMAN-COMPUTER INTERACTION For indicative topics/keywords of the broad spectrum of issues to be addressed, please see LCT: 6th […]

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Design Thinking Workshop for the Youth Board of Cyprus

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The Cyprus Interaction Lab was approached by the Youth Board of Cyprus to organise and facilitate an activity aiming to rethink the online counseling service it currently offers to young people. CIL, having implemented various adaptations of Google Ventures’ inspired Design Sprint in the past, adjusted the method to an one-day sprint that took 3 […]

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Second meeting of the INTELed Teacher Professional Development Program

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The second meeting of the INTELed Teacher Professional Development (TPD) program was organized and delivered successfully by the INTELed CUT research team (Dr Andri Ioannou, Dr Yiannis Georgiou, Mrs Nicoletta Pantela, Dr Panayiotis Kosmas), on November 3rd 2018, at the Cyprus University of Technology. The meeting was attended by 28 in-service primary education teachers, working […]

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New PhD Positions: Education Robotics, Education and Makerspaces

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The Cyprus Interaction Lab would like to invite interested candidates to apply for a PhD for January 2019 in the following research topics. Deadline for both positions is 26th of November.  Instructions on how to apply here: https://www.cut.ac.cy/news/article/?languageId=1&fbclid=IwAR3619wjvWjMGvMShoaaUck-YemiEubVJXpYrKrNwYvf6lkmATluPTOl5XY&contentId=140750 Nurturing and stimulating student’s creativity with Educational Robotics in school’s makerspace Description: This post involves multidisciplinary research […]

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@CodeWeek EU: Learning European Capitals through Programming

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Tην Παρασκευή 19 Οκτωβρίου 2018 τα παιδιά της Ε’1 τάξης του Δημοτικού Σχολείου Αγίας Νάπας-Αντώνη Τσόκκου συμμετείχαν στην εβδομάδα προγραμματισμού με τη δραστηριότητα «Μαθαίνω τις πρωτεύουσεςς της Ευρώπης μέσα από τη ρομποτική». Συγκεκριμένα, η εκπαιδευτική δραστηριότητα οργανώθηκε και διεξήχθη από την κ. Στέλλα Τιμοθέου, δασκάλα των παιδιών και διδακτορική φοιτήτρια στο Cyprus Interaction Lab. Στο […]

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Expression of Interest for Project Manager Positions

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The Cyprus Interaction Lab (CIL – http://www.cyprusinteractionlab.com/)  of the Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts at the Cyprus University of Technology is exploring the possibility of hiring Project Managers for full-time or part-time engagement, depending on qualifications and availability. CIL studies the interaction of people with technology in various fields. The lab aims to: – […]

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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 organized and delivered successfully by the INTELed CUT research team (Dr Andri Ioannou, Dr Yiannis Georgiou & Mrs Nicoletta Pantela), on October 6th 2018, at the Cyprus University of Technology. The kickoff meeting was attended by 35 in-service primary education teachers working either […]

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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 organized and delivered successfully by the ENGINITE CUT research team (Dr Andri Ioannou, Dr Yiannis Georgiou & Mrs Nicoletta Pantela), on October 2nd 2018, at the Cyprus University of Technology. The main aim of the ENGINITE project (https://www.enginite.eu/) is to design and […]

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“Open coders fair”: Μέρα γιορτής Προγραμματισμού & Ρομποτικής για Παιδιά 5 – 99 ετών

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To RISE και το Cyprus Interaction Lab στηρίζουν τη διοργάνωση του “Open coders fair”: Μέρα γιορτής Προγραμματισμού & Ρομποτικής για Παιδιά 5 – 99 ετών, στα πλαίσια των δραστηριοτήτων “Mαθαίνω προγραμματισμό με το παιδί μου” της Ευρωπαϊκής Εβδομάδας Κώδικα. Η είσοδος είναι ελεύθερη και η εκδήλωση θα πραγματοποιηθεί την Κυριακή 21 Οκτωβρίου 2018, από τις […]

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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 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 and implemented by researchers of the lab, under the supervision of Dr. Andri Ioannou, Assistant Professor and Coordinator of […]

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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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