Cost Action EUGAIN: European Network For Gender Balance in Informatics [2020-2023]

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The Cyprus Interaction Lab and RISE CoE are happy to announce its participation in a successful COST Action proposal titled on Promoting Gender Balance in Informatic. Women are underrepresented in Informatics (Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computing, ICT) at all levels, while increasing female representation in the field is a grand challenge for academics, policymakers, and society as a whole. The main aim of this COST Action is […]

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Research Associate Position(s) for EdMedia

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Deadline: 14 June. 2020 Positions: 2 Location: Research Centre on Interactive Media, Smart Systems and Emerging Technologies, Nicosia, Cyprus Type: A one-year employment contract with an option to renew based on performance, includes a very attractive remuneration package according to qualifications and experience Preferred Employment Start Date: Between September 2020 – December 2020 The Research Centre on Interactive Media, Smart System […]

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CA19102 – Language in the Human-Machine Era

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“Within the next 10 years, many millions of people will be … wearing relatively unobtrusive … devices that offer an immersive and high-resolution view of a visually augmented world” (Perlin 2016: 85). This is the ‘human-machine era’, a time when our senses are not just supplemented by handheld mobile devices, but thoroughly augmented. The language […]

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ASKFOOD workshop on “innovative teaching methods in food science; examples from practice”

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Dr. Andri Ioannou (Associate Professor, Director of the Cyprus Interaction Lab & Coordinator of the EdMedia MRG) was invited at the 3rd meeting of the Erasmus+ KA2 project ASKFOOD, which took place on April 14th-16th 2020, at the Cyprus University of Technology.  During the project meeting, Dr. Ioannou delivered a successful workshop on “Innovative teaching […]

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EIT Climate-KIC – Kick-off Meeting andTraining Workshop in Paris – France

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On Wednesday and Thursday, February 12-13th 2020, the project kick-off meeting took place at the Center of Research and Interdisciplinary (CRI), in Paris, France.  The meeting was hosted by the central EIT Climate-KIC Young Innovators 2020 team. Our core team from Cyprus participated in the two – days training meeting which was divided into two […]

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Immersive VR for Learning Physics in the High Schools of Cyprus

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From January 27th until March 4th 2020, RISE’s EdMEdia group (http://www.rise.org.cy/engb/research/research-groups/interactive-media-and-education/) and the Cyprus Interaction Lab (https://www.cyprusinteractionlab.com/) worked with more than 140 high school students in Cyprus to enable innovative learning experiences in Physics lessons. The students engaged in an inquiry using a VR simulation, with a mission to answer questions related to the Special […]

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Social Computing Research Center: kick-off meeting of the new project on Female Empowerment in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics in Higher Education

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The kickoff meeting of the ERASMUS+ project FeSTEM (Female Empowerment in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics in Higher Education) took place with great success on January 30-31, at the Cyprus University of Technology. FeSTEM, which is funded by the European Commission, is composed of five partners in five countries (Cyprus, Italy, Greece, Spain, Slovenia). Cyprus […]

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Kick-off meeting of the ERUM project

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The kick-off meeting of the ERUM project (Enhancing Research Understanding through Media) took place on December 5th and 6th, at the Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece. The ERUM project is funded by the European Commission, under the Erasmus+ framework (Strategic Partnerships in Higher Education). The project consortium is composed by seven partners (University of Vienna, Cyprus […]

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Cyprus Interaction Lab Annual Review/Newsletter 2019

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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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The INTELed final dissemination event at Cyprus

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The INTELed multiplier event took place at the Cyprus University of Technology in Limassol, Cyprus, aiming to disseminate the theoretical and pedagogical framework of INTELed, the philosophy and goals as well as the main outcomes of the INTELed European project. The event was entitled “Promoting inclusive education via embodied learning technologies: The INTELed  Teacher Professional […]

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The ENGINITE final dissemination event at Cyprus

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The ENGINITE multiplier event took place at the Cyprus University Cyprus, in Limassol, Cyprus. The multiplier event aimed at disseminating the ENGINITE european project and its goals, as well as the ENGINITE postgraduate Vocational Education and Training (VET) programme which was based on Problem Based Learning (PBL) pedagogy. The event was entitled “Bridging academia and […]

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SUGAR Public event

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  The SUGAR team, in collaboration with NGO Oxygono and the Youth Council of Cyprus, have organised a two-part discussion panel series under the theme of “Limassol 2040”, which aim to discuss how a long-term plan for a city can come to fruition through the participation of citizens, the community and the authorities. The second […]

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Cyprus Interaction Lab: New project on students’ empowerment on the topic of “quality of information between mis and disinformation today” in Higher Education

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The Cyprus Interaction Lab (https://www.cyprusinteractionlab.com/) of the Social Computing Research Center (http://www.socialcomputing.eu) at the Cyprus University of Technology (CUT) has secured funding under the Erasmus+ program (Strategic Partnerships in Higher Education) with the project “Enhancing Research Understanding through Media” (ERUM). The Cyprus Interaction Lab is a  partner in the two-year project, which is coordinated by […]

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ΕΠΙΤΥΧΗΣ ΟΛΟΚΛΗΡΩΣΗ ΤΟΥ ΕΥΡΩΠΑΪΚΟΥ ΠΡΟΓΡΑΜΜΑΤΟΣ INTELed ΤΟΥ ΚΕΝΤΡΟΥ ΚΟΙΝΩΝΙΚΗΣ ΠΛΗΡΟΦΟΡΙΚΗΣ ΤΟΥ ΤΕΧΝΟΛΟΓΙΚΟΥ ΠΑΝΕΠΙΣΤΗΜΙΟΥ ΚΥΠΡΟΥ

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Με ιδιαίτερη επιτυχία ολοκληρώθηκε το διετές ευρωπαϊκό έργο INTELed [INnovative Training via Embodied Learning and multi-sensory techniques for inclusive education] (https://www.inteled.org/), το οποίο χρηματοδοτήθηκε από την Ευρωπαϊκή Επιτροπή, στο πλαίσιο της δέσμης προγραμμάτων Erasmus+. Στο πλαίσιο του ευρωπαϊκού έργου συμμετείχαν 4 εταίροι από 4 χώρες, ως εξής: Τεχνολογικό Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου (Κύπρος), Πανεπιστήμιο Πειραιώς (Ελλάδα), Πανεπιστήμιο […]

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ΕΠΙΤΥΧΗΣ ΟΛΟΚΛΗΡΩΣΗ ΤΟΥ ΕΥΡΩΠΑΪΚΟΥ ΠΡΟΓΡΑΜΜΑΤΟΣ ENGINITE ΤΟΥ ΚΕΝΤΡΟΥ ΚΟΙΝΩΝΙΚΗΣ ΠΛΗΡΟΦΟΡΙΚΗΣ ΤΟΥ ΤΕΧΝΟΛΟΓΙΚΟΥ ΠΑΝΕΠΙΣΤΗΜΙΟΥ ΚΥΠΡΟΥ

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Με ιδιαίτερη επιτυχία ολοκληρώθηκε το διετές ευρωπαϊκό έργο ENGINITE [ENGineering and INdustry Innovative Training for Engineers via PBL] (https://www.enginite.eu/), το οποίο χρηματοδοτήθηκε από την Ευρωπαϊκή Επιτροπή, στο πλαίσιο της δέσμης προγραμμάτων Erasmus+ Στρατηγικές Συμπράξεις για την Επαγγελματική Εκπαίδευση και Κατάρτιση. Η κοινοπραξία του έργου αποτελείτο από 6 εταίρους από 4 διαφορετικές ευρωπαϊκές χώρες, ως εξής: […]

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Two (2) posts in the topic “Education and Makerspaces”

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This post involves multidisciplinary research in areas related to Education, Technology, Multimedia, Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction, Design. Candidates should possess: Postgraduate Degree of Master’s level from accredited Universities in Computer Science or Multimedia or Education or any related field.Ability to organize and carry out research work independentlyVery good knowledge of English language.Prior experience in research […]

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ENGINITE: 5th Transnational Project Meeting

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On Monday, October 14th, the 5th ENGINITE Transnational Project meeting took place at the Youth MakerSpace, in Larnaka (Cyprus). This final meeting, which was organized by GrantXpert, had a three-fold goal: (a) to reflect on the ENGINITE main outcomes and achievements, (b) to discuss the project’s next steps in relation to the final reporting, and (c) […]

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INTELed: 4th Transnational Project Meeting at UVa, Valladolid (Spain)

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The 4th transnational project meeting of the ERASMUS+ project INTELed – INnovative Training via Embodied Learning and multi-sensory techniques for inclusive education – took place with great success on Wednesday 26th at UVa (Valladolid, Spain). The meeting was attended by the project partners: Cyprus Interaction Lab of the Cyprus University of Technology (Cyprus), CESIE (Italy), University […]

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Participation in the EC-TEL 2019 conference

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The EdMedia Multidisciplinary Research Group (MRG) and the Cyprus Interaction Lab (CIL) had a strong presence during the EC-TEL conference at the Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands held between 16th-19th September 2019.  The conference was attended by the Associate Professor Andri Ioannou (Coordinator of the EdMedia MRG & Director of the Cyprus Interaction Lab) […]

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Participation at the INTERACT 2019 conference

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Members of the EdMedia Multidisciplinary Research Group (MRG) and the Cyprus Interaction Lab (CIL) had a strong presence during the INTERACT 2019 conference at Paphos, Cyprus held between 2nd-6th September 2019, with three paper presentations, as follows: Ioannou, A., & Andreva, A. (2019, September). Play and Learn with an Intelligent Robot: Enhancing the Therapy of […]

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