[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!