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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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Design Thinking Explorations

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Design Thinking Explorations are short courses, workshops and seminars hosted or facilitated by the Cyprus Interaction Lab of the Cyprus University of Technology involving a deep immersion into Design Thinking principles and methods. Not only we explore wicked challenges and provide co-creation solutions but link these to our wide academic global network.   Visit the […]

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Invitation to public presentation by Assistant Professor, Dr. Andri Ioannou

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CYPRUS UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY FACULTY OF FINE AND APPLIED ARTS The Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts and the Cyprus Interaction Lab invites you to a public presentation by Assistant Professor, Dr. Andri Ioannou, which is a part of her evaluation for promotion to the rank of Associate Professor. TITLE:  From 4E cognition to embodied […]

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ACM-W Celebration of Women in Maker Cultures

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The ACM-W Cyprus Celebration of Women in Maker Cultures concluded with particular success on 13 July 2019. The event was co-organized with the Youth Board of Cyprus and Youth Makerspace Larnaca, and resulted in a day full of engaging interactive workshops, and keynote speeches.   The recent rise of the Maker Movement has given way […]

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Contemporary teaching approaches and their pedagogical value in the 21st century education

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On Saturday, June 8th 2019, a multiplier event took place successfully at the Youth Makerspace Larnaka of the Youth Board of Cyprus, aiming to disseminate the philosophy, the goals as well as the main accomplishments of the  EU funded projects “ENGINITE” (https://www.enginite.eu/) and “INTELed” (https://www.inteled.org/). The event was entitled “Contemporary teaching approaches and their pedagogical value […]

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Σύγχρονες διδακτικές προσεγγίσεις και η παιδαγωγική τους αξία στην εκπαίδευση του 21ου αιώνα

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Σάββατο 8 Ιουνίου 2019 08:30-11:00 π.μ. Makerspace Larnaka Λεωφόρος Γρίβα Διγενή 1, 6030 Λάρνακα Με ιδιαίτερη χαρά σας προσκαλούμε σε δημόσια εκδήλωση που διοργανώνεται στο πλαίσιο των ευρωπαϊκών έργων INTELed (https://www.inteled.org/) και ENGINITE (https://www.enginite.eu/) στο MakerSpace Larnaka με τίτλο: “Σύγχρονες διδακτικές προσεγγίσεις και η παιδαγωγική τους αξία στην εκπαίδευση του 21ου αιώνα” Η εκδήλωση συνδιοργανώνεται […]

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The 2nd INTELed multiplier event in Cyprus

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On Saturday, May 25th 2019, the second 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 the goals as well as the main outcomes of the INTELed European project (https://www.inteled.org/). The event was entitled “Promoting inclusive education via embodied learning technologies: The INTELed  Teacher […]

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LCT 2020 7th International Conference on Learning and Collaboration Technologies

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Bella Center, Copenhagen, Denmark 19 – 24 July 2020 http://2020.hci.international/ Jointly held under one management and one registration with HCI International 2020 Chairs: Panayiotis Zaphiris and Andri Ioannou In the today’s knowledge society, learning and collaboration are two fundamental and strictly interrelated aspects of knowledge acquisition and creation. Learning technology is the broad range of […]

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