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DESIRE'11-Creativity and Innovation in Design The DESIRE Network is pleased to announce the Second International Conference on Creativity and Innovation in Design, to be held in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, on 19 - 21 October 2011

Innovation, Creativity & Leadership - Research and Practice:13th June 2011 Organised by the Centre for Creativity in Professional Practice.

Centre seminar - Friday 27th of May at 1pm in the Focus Room (A222) Title: Interactive numbers by Harold Thimbleby

Friday 13/05/2011 1pm Focus Room: Seminar - Title: Designing to Encourage Serendipity - an Oxymoron? by Stephann Makri

Jacques Chueke, one of our PhD researchers presented his research within the Doctoral Consortium 2011 on Thursday (12.05) at the BCS - The Chartered Institute for IT.

Digital Shoreditch - Behind the scenes of a usability and creativity lab - Friday 6th May 2011 from 12PM - 4PM

City Interaction Lab has been mentioned in SuperSuper Magazine for the upcoming open day

City University London HCID Open Day 2011 - Tuesday 19th April 2011 from 1:00PM - 9:00PM

News - Neil Maiden elected Chair of IEEE Steering Committee Neil Maiden has been elected Chair of the Steering Committee for the IEEE International Conference on Requirements Engineering, a post he will hold for 3 years. As Chair he will responsible for overall direction of the conference, managing the selection of conference venues and chairs to run the conference.

Software People Conference - Prof. Neil Maiden to give keynote at Software People Conference in April 7-8, 2011

RCIS 2011 -  Prof. Neil Maiden to give keynote at RCIS 2011 in Guadeloupe - French West Indies May 19-21, 2011

Musical Moments - Friday 21st January 2pm Seminar by David Bainbridge from the University of Waikato, New Zealand

People-centred User Experience Design Get insight into Prospect's people-centred UX design process. more 20/01/2011 - Seminar with Patrick Jordan -Sorry this event has been rescheduled to later in the year. more 8-9/09/2011 - Design Education for Creativity and Business Innovation - E&PDE2011.

UK UPA World Usability Day  We are pleased to confirm our involvement @ UPA's World Usability Day Event on the 11th of November,

London Design Jam #1 (supported by Mozilla Concept Series and City University London) With support from Mozilla Labs and City University London, we're happy to announce that the first London Design Jam will take place on the 20th of November. Tickets are free, and available on Monday, Nov 8, 1pm.

Dementia care to be improved by creative software research Researchers at City's Centre for Creativity in Professional Practice are helping care home workers to problem solve and collaborate, as part of a new €6.45m research and development project, sponsored by the European Union.

Best Poster Paper Award Fernando Loizides and George Buchanan have won Best Poster Paper at the Information Interaction in Context Conference 2010 which took place in New Jersey.

Wii-like technologies may help stroke survivors improve communication skills EPSRC project makes innovative use of computer technology

Best paper award won at International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries 2010

Win a free place on the Masters in Innovation, Creativity and Leadership in the Footprint Rethink competition.

Applications invited for the post of Researcher in Human-Computer Interaction (fixed term) City University London has been awarded funding by the Engineering and Physical Science Research Council (EPSRC) to conduct an exciting new research project. The project will prototype and evaluate a software tool that will use gesture tracking and recognition technologies to help train people with severe aphasia to communicate using gesture.

Three major new Research Publications Our staff will be reporting 3 major new research publications at the prestigious 18th International IEEE Conference on Requirements Engineering, to take place in Sydney Australia in September.

Professor Neil Maiden to give keynote speech on Requirements Engineering at Siemens conference. Professor Neil Maiden will give an invited keynote at the Siemens Requirements Engineering Conference in Erlangen, Germany at the end of April. The keynote will be entitled 'Scenarios: Handling Requirements in Context' and will present the City's expertise in the use of scenarios and stories to specify requirements on new systems. He will also present a one-day tutorial to Siemens staff on goal modelling, describing how to align software systems to business and organization goals.

Request for study participants - study on music playlists

Human Computer Interaction Open Day, 21 April from 1pm to 7pm  With guest speakers and talks in the fields of Usability, Accessibility and Creativity. We will also be running a number of workshops throughout the day in the Interaction Lab, using our new 'creativity stations' setup.

Best Paper Award at Service Computation 2009 "Enhancing Service Network Analysis and Service Selection Using Requirements-Based Service Discovery" co-authored by Konstantinos Zachos won one of the Best Paper awards at SERVICE COMPUTATION 2009.

RBKC Apollo Award 2009 Runner-up Prize PhD student Makayla Lewis from the Centre for HCI Design was awarded runner-up prize in the volunteer category at the 2009 Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea Apollo Awards

RCUK Award Fernando Loizides has been awarded an RCUK National Science and Engineering Week award.

Membership of Editorial Board of Journal of Software Engineering and Applications Bill Karakostas has been invited and accepted to join the editorial board of the Journal of Software Engineering and Applications.

HCID commendation prize in the University's Staff Research Prize Competition Stephanie Wilson, Peter Woodward and Rebecca Randall of the GHandI Project team have won a commendation prize in the University's Staff Research Prize Competition.

Call for Papers First International Workshop on Automated Configuration and Tailoring of Applications - call for papers. Held in conjunction with the 25th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering

City student builds DIY multi-touch tabletop PC to rival computing giants Meirion Williams - a Masters student at City University London - has built a fully-functioning, touch screen, tabletop computer, using components purchased from high-street stores, and at a fraction of the cost of a tablet PC or surface computer.

Masters in Innovation, Creativity and Leadership City University London has launched a New Masters in Innovation, Creativity and Leadership.

Newsletter issue 20 - the latest issue of our Newsletter has now been published. if you wish to receive a copy please email Fiona at fionam@soi.city.ac.uk

Best Paper Award at European Conference on Digital Libraries Paper entitled "Hear It Is: Enhancing Rapid Document Browsing with Sound Cues" by Parisa Eslambochilar, George Buchanan and Fernando Loizides, in the European Conference on Digital Libraries wins Best Paper Award

Neil Maiden to give Keynote address to ICPC 2010 Neil Maiden has been invited to give a keynote address to ICPC 2010, the 18th IEEE International Conference on Program Comprehension. He will talk on creativity in software design. The conference will be held in Braga, Portugal in June 2010.

City researchers trial new medical information system at Great Ormond Street School of Informatics researchers are trialling a new handover system for medical information at a leading London children's hospital - article in CityNews

New hardware solutions for GP consultations - research participants required At City University London, we are running a small study to explore the potential for new hardware technologies, such as tablet PCs and tabletop computers, to be used in GP consultations. We are looking to recruit London-based General Practitioners (GPs) and General Practice Registrars (GPRs) to take part in simulated consultations.

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