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Year 2016 is almost over! Throughout the year, our lab members have celebrated many achievements; supported one another when times were tough, and; learned from, shared, and created different experiences that made us grow as researchers and individuals. As we say good bye to 2016 and welcome 2017, we thank you for your continued support and share stories of 2016 from some of our lab members. We...

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The QUT Design Lab is hosting the Social Lightscapes Workshop 13-16 December, which will bring together leading international researchers, government representatives, students and local community stakeholders.   The workshop offers students the opportunity to participate in social research and to better understand the role that such methods can play in urban design and community engagement. Exploring key elements of social life in Brisbane’s West End, students will...

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The Urban Informatics Research Lab @ QUT Design Lab is calling for expressions of interest from prospective PhD students to apply for candidature and/or scholarship. QUT's annual scholarship round closes on 30 September 2016, for entry at the start of 2017.   URBAN INFORMATICS RESEARCH LAB We are an internationally recognised research and development lab. As a key part of the QUT Design Lab, our vision is to go beyond disciplinary boundaries to generate...

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Dr. Jaz Hee-jeong Choi, Director of the Urban Informatics Lab, has been selected to participate in the 2016 Australia Japan Emerging Research Leaders Exchange Program, supported by the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE). The program is targeted at researchers who are emerging leaders in science and technology research to help consolidate their international collaborations and developments. Jaz is one of eight Australians who were invited to...

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We're delighted to invite you to the following two events with Anne Galloway, who’s leading the More-Than-Human Lab at the Victoria University of Wellington.   1. SEMINAR: Multispecies Ethnography & More-Than-Human Design Thursday, 28 July 2016, 5pm | Queensland University of Technology, Gardens Point campus, B Block Room 122 Our impact on the earth has been so significant that scientists have proposed that our current geological era be renamed the...

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The QUT Urban Informatics Research Lab is turning 10 years old this year (2006 – 2016), so what better occasion to celebrate this anniversary as part of the ACM Designing Interactive Systems (DIS'16) After Party!   We have exclusive use of the Tiki Bar at Alfred & Constance in Fortitude Valley.   There will be 80s music. And cake! Not to be missed!   http://www.dis2016.org/program/social/   Driven by curiosity, initiative and interdisciplinary exchange,...

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As has become tradition, another member of the QUT Urban Informatics Research Lab will be visiting the Oxford Internet Institute (OII) at the University of Oxford. On this occasion, 3rd year Ph.D. Candidate Carlos Estrada Grajales will have the privilege of joining the prestigious and highly competitive Summer Doctoral Programme (SDP), which offers up to 30 places for doctoral candidates around the world. Carlos is...

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Professor Marcus Foth, is co­editing a new book entitled ‘Citizen’s right to the digital city: Urban interfaces, activism, and placemaking’. Edited by thought leaders of the fields of urban informatics and urban interaction design, the book brings together case studies and examples from around the world to discuss the role that urban Interfaces, citizen action, and city making play in the quest to create and maintain...

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Urban Informatics Doctoral Candidate Alice Brown, with her colleagues Joshua Wilkinson (Hons) and Revy Hamilton (Hons), have received global recognition for their project titled SquareTalk, a project developed during their honours studies at QUT. The IxDAwards are an initiative by the Interaction Design Association, who have a global network of over 80,000 members dedicated to professional interaction design practices. The students recently accepted their award at the...

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