Open lab news
Empowering Hacks is inspiring everyone to get involved in ‘DIY making’ will this unique event on 21 Feb.
PhD students from Open Lab have worked with hundreds of schoolchildren to improve their creativity, give them practical skills and connect them with schools on the other side of the world.
Two posts available on the IDEA-FAST project for a Research Assistant/Associate and a Research Software Engineer.
If you want to build a career in a leading HCI lab with access to excellent resources. Newcastle University is offering a number of NUAcT Fellowships targeted at early career researchers.
This is a story of a partnership between the IFRC and Open Lab. and the challenge to build a unique experience to engage with the IFRC global Strategy 2030.
PhD student Arlind Reuter talks about putting on a radio festival as the official launch of a radio network for older adults.
The School of Computing is recruiting a Professor of Interaction Design to join the Open Lab academic group.
How can we look to the future with young people? Open Lab and Barnardo’s worked together to give young people a voice and build their power in a world that often doesn’t listen.
Open Lab’s Alex Bowyer was interviewed in this blog cross posted from the MyData blog series from digi.me.
Open Lab is looking for a new lecturer/senior lecturer in interaction design/ubiquitous computing.
A unique role integrating learnings from multiple ongoing projects to support the development of the growing digital health.
The Interdisciplinary College (IK) is a spring school like no other. This year’s theme is: Curiosity, Risk and Reward: Shaping Autonomous Intelligence.
PhD student Dan Richardson talks about the think line digital civics walks when working in the context of austerity.
Doing work experience in Newcastle University’s School of Computing HCI department using micro:bits and the micro:bit Tinker Kit.
Professor Dave Kirk is the new director of Open Lab, taking over from Professor Pete Wright.
Kellie Morrissey and James Hodge talk about how dementia villages and care homes that try and recreate the past are unsustainable in the Conversation.
Learning about micro:bits and higher education – 347 students from across Newcastle visited Open Lab for Enterprise week.
Writing for the Conversation, Reem Talhouk, Andy Garbett and Kyle Montague discuss how using blockchain instead of e-vouchers for food aid, could empower Syrian refugees but only if they are involved in the design.
Ten projects have been awarded over £270k to explore social justice in the digital economy with examples looking at addressing knife crime to using technology to improve food security.
Children are the future, so why don’t we listen to them more often? Writing for The Conversation, Sean Peacock discusses his research about working with children to give them the tools to tackle air pollution.
Anna Vasilchenko and Megan Venn-Wycherley talk about their experience running a workshop on Constructivism and Learn-by-making at the 15th annual European Association of Technology Enhanced Learning Summer School.
Sixteen UX students from Purdue University joined us and took on the task to create their own ideas around Open Lab’s digital civics work.
Open Lab is involved in a ground-breaking cancer research and treatment project aiming to reverse the region’s high incidence and low survival rates of bowel cancer (also called colorectal cancer).
Writing for The Conversation, PHD student Sara Nabil discusses her work on ‘interioraction’ – blending interior design with interaction design.