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    05/04/2019
    Abstract Ethical value exchange is moving to the forefront of the global challenges that HCI will have to address in the coming years. We argue that applying a context-sensitive, socio-technical approach to HCI can help meet this challenge. The background is that the life of marginalized people in...
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    14/02/2019
    Abstract  For too long the focus on diversity has been about filling the pipeline, increasing recruitment, through awe and wonder outreach. While there is  still a place for this Jan believes we need to move on in a purposeful way. Jan will explore what inclusion and diversity mean for...
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  • Posted on:
    30/01/2019
    Abstract  A social unrest and violent atmosphere can force a vast number of people to flee their country. According to a report from UNHCR, 68 millions of people were forced to displaced in 2017. Forced migrants often face life-threatening risks and danger when travelling to their hosting...
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    24/01/2019
    Abstract The Russian international news service RT, formerly Russia Today, is frequently criticised as a propaganda outlet for the Kremlin, and in the UK is currently under investigation by Ofcom for failing to observe due impartiality rules. In this talk, I will discuss our attempts to analyse...
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  • Posted on:
    15/01/2019
    Abstract  In this talk, Maria will describe her take on preparing and supporting applications to funders, from an administrators pov and based on her previous experience.  She will discuss aspects of what considerations are needed in the run up to submitting an application, including...
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  • Posted on:
    27/11/2018
    Abstract  For several years, 50% of TM351 teaching has been delivered through interactive coding exercises in a custom virtual machine using Jupyter Notebooks; TM112 offers Azure cloud hosted notebooks as part of an optional student exercise. In the same period, UC Berkeley has moved to...
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  • Posted on:
    17/11/2018
    Abstract  This talk will look at the change in the English national curriculum that replaced the "unambitious, demotivating and dull" ICT with a computer science heavy computing. How has the change impacted access to digital education across England since 2014, what are the...
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  • Posted on:
    10/11/2018
    Abstract Despite its ubiquity in music conservatory curricula, research on topics pertaining to aural skills is limited at best. While anthologies of materials for sight singing and melodic dictation exist, how people commit melodies to memory is not well understood. This problem is difficult to...
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