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Scientific Advisory Board member of PEARL project IISD

Nuno Neves was invited by the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) to be member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the PEARL (Excellence Programme for Research in Luxembourg) project IISD - Strategic RTnD Program on Information Infrastructure Security and Dependability.
The first SAB meeting occurred recently and is expected to contribute as a guide to advise on the overall strategy and direction as well as on the management and implementation of the mentioned research programme.

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Friday, March 18, 2016

ALHTOUR project first Steering Committee meeting and workshop

The ALHTOUR project first Steering Committee meeting takes place on March 7. The meeting includes a tour of the facilities of two partners, being Lasige one of them. The SC members, together with partners from other UL institutions will visit Lasige and attend short presentations on ongoing works related to the health technology’s domain. ALHTOUR will also organize a workshop on March 8 on the topic of best practices in research and innovation for the Health Tourism sector, where Carlos Duarte will co-lead a working group on Health Technology

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Monday, March 7, 2016

Accepted paper @ CORE A Conference EUROGRAPHICS 2016

LaSIGE recently received the notification of another paper accepted in a high ranked conference, namely at the EUROGRAPHICS 2016 - 37th Annual Conference of the European Association for Computer Graphics, that will take place from May 9th to 13th, 2016, in Lisbon, Portugal.

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Thursday, February 18, 2016

PersonAAL’s 2nd General Assembly in Lisbon

The second General Assembly of the PersonAAL project took place in Lisbon on the 4th and 5th of February, organised by Lasige.

The PersonAAL project aims at extending the time older people can live independently in their homes, by integrating ubiquitous data collection, intelligent reasoning mechanisms, and automatic context-dependent adaptation of supportive applications to promote increased awareness and healthier lifestyles.

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Thursday, February 11, 2016

Article at P3 (Público newspaper): Technology at the service of blind people

The work developed by Tiago Guerreiro and Hugo Nicolau, was strongly highlighted in the recent high-tech news of P3 (Público newspaper). The article with the title "They placed technology at the service of blind people" presents in detail the HoliBraille tool, developed to allow and facilitate the writing in Braille in the "smartphones", described in the Braille2.1 project webpage.
Link: P3 article

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Tuesday, February 2, 2016

New H2020 project coordinated by LaSIGE: DiSIEM

LaSIGE recently received the notification of acceptance of one more H2020 project.
The project, entitled DiSIEM - Diversity Enhancements for SIEMs, will be lead by LaSIGE and will count with participants from UK, Portugal, Spain and Germany.

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Monday, January 25, 2016

Erasmus+ scholarship for a short-term stay at OpenLab

Anabela Rodrigues, a junior researcher at LaSIGE and a master student at FCUL, advised by Tiago Guerreiro, has started a 4-month stay, supported by an Erasmus+ scholarship, with Dr. Kyle Montague and Prof. Patrick Olivier, at the University of Newcastle, in the OpenLab, one of the most noticeable HCI research labs in Europe.

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Friday, January 22, 2016

New collaboration project with Rice University (Houston, Texas, USA)

Started in January 2016 a new project in collaboration with Rice University, funded by FLAD - Luso-American Development Foundation under the "FLAD/NSF 2015 Portugal-U.S. Research Networks Program".
The project entitled "Static Verification of Safe Parallelism" will complement the research of an existing project, funded by NSF (USA), that is being developed by Brigham University, Rice University, and University of Utah.

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Friday, January 8, 2016

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