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Prof Mari Velonaki and Collaborators obtain grant

Professors Mari Velonaki of the National Facility for Human-Robot Research (UNSW Art & Design), along with A/Prof David Rye (University of Sydney), and Dr. Teresa Crea (UNSW), have obtained funding from the Defence, Science and Technology Human Performance Research Network (HRPnet). This research will be carried out under the title …

TEI2020 Deadline of October 5th is approaching!

Just a reminder that the TEI2020 deadline of October 5 is approaching, whereby you have a chance to participate in the 14th Annual Conference of Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction here in Sydney, Australia. The theme is Future Bodies, and with participative platforms such as interactive exhibits, demos, hands-on studios, …

Volunteer research participants WANTED!

Researchers at UNSW Sydney (The University of New South Wales) are seeking volunteer research participants to take part in a doctoral study on machine learning involving the recording of voice and computer interaction data. The study takes a form of a computer game where two participants collaborate to navigate a …

TEI2020 is coming to Sydney!

With Scott Brown as a Local Chair and Deb Turnbull Tillman as an Arts Track Chair, we (along with General Chairs Lian Loke and Elise Van den Hoven) encourage everyone to put in a paper, WiP, studio or workshop, enter the student design challenge or join in the graduate consortium …

Honours student Jordan East working on responsive lighting project

Dual-degree (Media Arts/Computer Science) honours student, Jordan East, has begun work on research and prototyping a modular responsive lighting system, as part of his UNSW Art & Design Professional Experience Project (PEP). Mentored by CRL academic, Scott Brown, Jordan is bringing his cross-disciplinary skills to the project and getting the …

Re/pair

Re/pair is a pop-up exhibition contemplating the feelings of anxiety all humans have about feeling unanswered in an interactive world. Addressing this angst with interactive technology (in this case, creative robotics) allows for dialogue in, response to, and reflection on potential communication between humans and machines. As the 3rd in a series of interventions spanning emerging and established practitioners, Deborah proposes to engage in an audience-centred inquiry into prototyping interactive …

Scientia Grant awarded to CRL Researchers

Creative Robotics Lab (CRL) researchers Scott Brown and Michael Gratton have been recently awarded a UNSW Scientia Education Investment Fund Grant for their project Interaction Interface for Creative Enquiry into Social Robotics. To further this project, Orly Natan has joined the CRL to assist with the creation of bridging interfaces specifically designed to make programming robots more accessible …

CRL PhD Candidate Belinda Dunstan presents at TEDx UNSW

After recently being appointed Associate Lecturer at the Design Futures Lab at UNSW, CRL PhD Candidate Belinda Dunstan was invited to participate in the 2017 TEDx for UNSW students.  After perusing her profile of teaching, writing courses, researching, editing, publishing and presenting both nationally and internationally, it’s hard to argue …

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