[8 Dec 2016] Fateme Saadatmand is a half-time PhD at the Division of Informatics at the Department of Applied IT, and has been accepted to ICIS DC (International Conference in Information Systems Doctoral Consortium) which will be held Dec 7-9 2016 in Dublin, Ireland. This is one of the most competitive DC in her field (Information Systems) that accepts 40 students worldwide every year. She is the only one accepted from Sweden and one of the two from Scandinavia.
[21 Nov 2016] Sofia Serholt is invited to "Skolsnack" to talk about robotic support in school. Listen to the podcast! (in Swedish)
[7 Nov 2016] Two new Master´s Programme are now open for international applicants. The programmes are Game Design & Technology and Digital Leadership.
[17 Oct 2016] We want to both question and explore the idea of robotic support in relation to human needs and everyday practices. The research is characterised by participatory design and design approaches such as co-creation, studies, sketching and storytelling to understand users and different stakeholders perspectives, needs and desires. Our research results may both question and inform robotic solutions and other solutions.
[20 Sep 2016] The NordiCHI biennial conference is the main Nordic forum for Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) research and a meeting place for researchers from academia and industry, designers, practitioners, educators and others from a broad range of traditions and communities. NordicCHI'16 in Gothenburg is arranged by the Department of Applied Information Technology. Registration closes on Oct 22.
[29 Aug 2016] Wallenberg Autonomous Systems Program (WASP) is Sweden¿s largest individual research program ever, and provides a platform for academic research and education, fostering interaction with Sweden¿s leading technology companies. The program addresses research on autonomous systems acting in collaboration with humans, adapting to their environment through sensors, information and knowledge, and forming intelligent systems of systems. Software is the main enabler in autonomous systems, and is an integrated research theme of the program. WASP aims to build a world leading platform for academic research that interacts with leading companies to develop knowledge and competence for the future.
[14 Jul 2016] Photos from the IT Faculty Spring Ceremony of 2016.
[28 Jun 2016] In 2017 the Department of Applied IT launches a new international master's programme: Digital Leadership - a programme for future leaders in business and public administration. The new programme is based on the current master's programme "IT management".
[18 Apr 2016] A new master's programme with a focus on game programming, Game Design & Technology, will start in September 2017. Staffan Björk, professor of interaction design at University of Gothenburg, is giving his view on the new programme.
[29 Feb 2016] Unique partnership paves the way for socioeconomic growth in Uganda Two universities in Uganda are launching a unique partnership with the University of Gothenburg and Chalmers University of Technology. The intention is to enhance the ICT capacity in Uganda and enable socioeconomic development. Particular areas of interest include e-health, e-teaching and entrepreneurship. One of the main objectives is to educate ten doctoral students and facilitate exchange of students, researchers, and teachers between the countries.