ParIS meeting @ Kiev, Ukraine

Within the framework of the Erasmus + strategic partnership ParIS (Partnership in Information Security), representatives from the four partner universities met in Kiev, Ukraine, from 22nd to 23rd of October, for the first annual project meeting.

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Monday, December 28, 2015

Invitation to participate in the COST Action AFACTT

LaSIGE will most probably increase his participation in the COST Actions programme, through the recently invitation, made to Francisco Couto, to entry to the Cost Action AFACTT list of Participants.
The main objective of AFACTT is to initiate a network that will coordinate European CTT (Cell-based Tolerance-inducing Therapies ) efforts to minimise overlap and maximise comparison of the diverse approaches through establishment of consensus monitoring parameters.

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Wednesday, December 9, 2015

GLOSS Seminar: João Costa Seco, FCT - Universidade Nova de Lisboa

The next GLOSS Seminar will be presented by João Costa Seco, Assistant Professor at the Computer Science Department of the FCT/Universidade Nova de Lisboa, and Researcher at NOVA-LINCS (NOVA-Laboratory for Computer Science and Informatics). The talk, with the title "A Data Manipulation Language for Heterogeneous Environments", will occur at FCUL|DI room 6.3.38, next Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015, at 16h00.

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Monday, November 30, 2015

Bioinformatics Open Days 2016 - Call for contributions

Bioinformatics Open Days is a student-led initiative, that aims to promote the exchange of knowledge between students, teachers and researchers from the Bioinformatics and Computational Biology fields. The symposium’s 5th edition is a joint collaboration with the Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Master students of Univ. Minho and Faculdade de Ciencias da Univ. Lisboa (http://bbc.fc.ul.pt/), and will occur at Univ. Minho on the 18th and 19th February, 2016.
Submission deadline: 20th of December 2015

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Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Best Paper Award @ ACM ITS 2015

The paper "Blind People Interacting with Large Touch Surfaces: Strategies for One-handed and Two-handed Exploration", by Tiago Guerreiro, Kyle Montague, João Guerreiro, Rafael Nunes, Hugo Nicolau and Daniel Gonçalves, was distinguished with the Best Paper Award at ACM ITS 2015 - Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces, ranked with CORE A and h-5 index = 24, held at Funchal, Madeira, Portugal, from November 15th to 18th.

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Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Invited speaker @ Cuidados a Prestar na Demência

Tiago Guerreiro is an invited speaker at the Cuidados a Prestar na Demência, a national meeting for professionals working with people with dementia, organized by Cuidar Melhor project. His talk is about technology at the service of people with dementia and their caregivers. The conference will be held on November 26th at the Auditório Casa das Histórias - Paula Rego.

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Tuesday, November 17, 2015

LaSIGE participation @ SciTecIN'15

LaSIGE researchers are currently participating, with two full papers and one poster, at SciTecIN'15 - Sciences and Technologies of Interaction Conference that is happening at the University of Coimbra, from November 12th to 13th. The SciTecIN'15, is the junction of the events "Encontro Português de Computação Gráfica e Interação 2015" and "Video Jogos 2015".

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Friday, November 13, 2015

GLOSS Seminar: João Costa Seco, FCT - Universidade Nova de Lisboa

The next GLOSS Seminar will be presented by João Costa Seco, Assistant Professor at the Computer Science Department of the FCT/Universidade Nova de Lisboa, and Researcher at NOVA-LINCS (NOVA-Laboratory for Computer Science and Informatics). The talk, with the title "A Data Manipulation Language for Heterogeneous Environments", will occur at FCUL|DI room 6.3.38, next Wednesday, November 11th, 2015, at 16h00. THE EVENT WAS DELAYED. NEW DATE WILL BE APPOINTED

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Monday, November 9, 2015

Immersive Media Experiences 2015 next Friday, October 30th

The Immersive Media Experiences 2015 workshop takes place next Friday, October 30th, in Brisbane, Australia, in the context of the international conference ACM Multimedia 2015.
This international workshop was created by the chairs, from LaSIGE @ULisboa (Teresa Chambel), INESC-TEC, UTAustin, MIT Media Lab and BBC, at the premier international conference on multimedia: ACM Multimedia.

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Wednesday, October 28, 2015

New European project: PersonAAL

The new LaSIGE European project PersonAAL, Personalized web applications to improve quality of life and remote care for older adults, had his kick-off meeting this month from October 15 to 16, 2015.
The project is co-funded by the Active and Assisted Living Joint Program (AAL JP), a research programme promoted by the European Commission, and by several national institutes from the participating countries.

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Tuesday, October 27, 2015

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