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Upcoming Keynotes

Considerations and Challenges in Life Story Research
6 June 2019 Trinity College Dublin
Prof Annalu Waller: Creative technologies, capturing stories

Body of Knowledge: Art and Embodied Cognition Conference,
27 – 29 June 2019 Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia

Society for the Study of Behavioural Phenotypes 22nd Educational Day and Research Symposium
4 – 6 September 2019 Birmingham

CIISE19 International Congress of Social and Educational Inclusion
24 – 25 October 2019 Bilbao

Congratulations to our RA Conor McKillop!

Conor received a medal in the Student Research Competition (SRC) of the 20th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS 2018) on Wednesday 24th October. Presenting his paper ‘Designing a Context Aware AAC Solution’, Conor made it through two rounds of competition to come in second place.

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Museum After Hours event at the National Museum Scotland

The Dundee Augmentative and Alternative Communication Research Group ventured out to Edinburgh for the first of three Museum After Hours events at the National Museum Scotland. Parallel with preview acts for the current Fringe Festival, the Group demonstrated an eye gaze system that allows people to work on a computer by just looking at it. This time though not work but creativity was asked for when visitors were able to use the system to paint their own Jackson Pollock style picture by just using their eyes!


A panoramic view of the event (courtesy of Rolf)

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DAAC Research Group at the UK Council of Clinical Communication Conference

Participants in discussion at the workshopStaff and volunteers from the School of Computing and the School of Medicine delivered a successful workshop at the fourth UK Council of Clinical Communication Conference held in Manchester on 11 March 2015.

The workshop showcased the work being done within the communication strand of the Dundee medical curriculum led by Drs Ching-Wa Chung and Jennifer Kennedy (GP clinical tutors) and members of the StraightTalking User Group led by Professor Annalu Waller and Mrs Kathleen Cummins from Computing.

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