[14 May 2013] Nico Boh, Patrik Bäckström and James Omoya, students at the Software Engineering and Management bachelor's programme at University of Gothenburg, were appointed winners of NASA's Space Apps Challenge in Gothenburg last week. Their concept of "Greener Cities" will now be judged by an international jury.
[18 Apr 2013] The photo-sharing application Instagram is used by millions of people around the world daily. In the media, the social media phenomenon is sometimes dismissed as trivial pastime. However, according to a fresh study at the University of Gothenburg, a lot of effort often goes into a picture before it is shared.
[10 Apr 2013] Twenty students from the Master programme in interaction design and technologies are presenting their research at the Student Interaction Design Research (SIDeR) Conference in Aarhus. The conference, which runs from April 9 to 10, is an international forum where students of interaction design can showcase their research and exchange ideas.
[8 Mar 2013] Can robots improve teaching in schools? This is something that Dr. Wolmet Barendregt, senior lecturer at the Department of Applied IT at the University of Gothenburg, will investigate together with researchers from four countries in the research project EMOTE, which is financed by European Union. Over the next three years, the researchers will work to develop, apply and evaluate whether robots with the ability to interpret and act on emotions can contribute to the learning of school children.
[14 Oct 2012] The international Bachelor's programme in Software Engineering and Management is celebrating ten years - which means a jubilee party for all current and former students and staff!
[7 Aug 2012] The number of applicants for the programmes at the IT Faculty at University of Gothenburg increased by 23% during 2012. The number of applicants per seat thus increases for the fourth consecutive year.
[11 Jun 2012] The project is the result of the entire class in Software Engineering and Management working together and developing sub-systems for the hovercraft.
[4 Jun 2012] Professor Sirkka Jarvenpaa, McCombs School of Business, University of Texas, has been appointed as 2012's honory doctors at the IT Faculty, University of Gothenburg. Professor Jarvenpaa is the James Bayless/Rauscher Pierce Refsnes Chair in Business Administration and is one of the most prolific scholars in the field of information systems.
[3 Apr 2012] Introduction of hi-tech teaching aids in the classroom often comes with great hopes for enhanced learning. Yet a new doctoral thesis from the University of Gothenburg shows that new technologies per se do not improve student learning, and that they present new challenges to teachers.
[3 Apr 2012] About 120 interaction design students gathered in Gothenburg for two days meet with colleagues from other universities, share their work and views on interaction design and build a valuable network for the future.
27 May at 1:15 PM [Guest lecture]
27 May at 3:15 PM [Seminar]
27 May at 3:15 PM [Seminar]
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