World Usability Day 2013

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The Cyprus Interaction Lab of the Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts, Cyprus University of Technology is organizing a seminar for the annual World Usability Day, in cooperation with the Pedagogical Institute of Cyprus and the Cyprus Computer Society. The theme of the seminar will be the Technology Enhanced Learning. As part of the seminar will present the results […]

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Finding common ground through ‘shared words’

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One of the Knowledge and Innovation Fund winning projects, SharedWords is aiming to motivate the Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot communities to focus on their similarities through language. In their research they found that both languages share a numerous amount of words and highlighting this may start making both communities feel more familiar with each […]

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The Cyprus Interaction Lab at the ” Researchers’ Night “2013

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The Cyprus Interaction Lab successfully participated to the event “Researchers’ Night 2013″ organized annually by the Research Promotion Foundation . The event was held on Friday, September 27, 2013 at Evagoras Lanitis Cultural Centre in Limassol. The research activities demonstrated entitled “Interactive Multimedia Applications – Learning and Fun for All . ” As part of […]

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Online Communities and Social Computing – Book – Dr Panayiotis Zaphiris

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Associate Professor Panayiotis Zaphiris (Dean of School of Fine and Applied Arts) is the editor of a new book titled “Online Communities and Social Computing” published by Springer. This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Online Communities and Social Computing, OCSC 2013, held as part of the 15th International Conference […]

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9th Joint European Summer School on Technology Enhanced Learning

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The Cyprus Interaction Lab of the Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts of the Cyprus University of Technology, in collaboration with the European Association of Technology Enhanced Learning successfully organized the 9th Joint European Summer School on Technology Enhanced Learning in Limassol, Cyprus. The summer school welcomed 60 doctoral students, as well as 20 young […]

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Cyprus Interaction Lab – Summer Internships

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The Cyprus Interaction Lab (http://cyprusinteractionlab.com/) in the Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts announces 5 Summer Internships. General Topics: Collaboratiion technology and learning: Ιnteractive surfaces and multitouch tabletops. Multimedia Applications: Design and development of educational applications for multitouch interactive tabletops. Use of technology for peace and conflict management. Problem-based leaning in creative information and communication spaces. […]

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9th joint Summer School on Technology Enhanced Learning 2013

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The Cyprus Interaction Lab hosts the 9th Joint European Summer School on Technology Enhanced Learning, to take place from Monday, May 27th to Friday, May 31st, 2013 in Limassol, Cyprus. The summer school aims to encourage participants to adopt a critical stance in thinking about the role of technologies in providing opportunities for learners and […]

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NAO in social interactions with children

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The lab owns a humanoid robot – NAO from Aldebaran Robotics. NAO is currently being used in a couple of research projects. We use NAO as a social mediator during music therapy sessions with high-functioning autistic children and we examine changes in their attitudes and behaviors over time. We further examine pre-schoolers’ caring attitudes and social behavior around NAO when he […]

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