The public PhD defence of Renny Lindberg is going to take place on July 8 at 15:00 in auditorium D.0.08. The defence can also be followed through a live stream using this link. The title of the thesis is: Design Recommendations for Social Engagement Platforms: Towards Enhanced Technology Adoption by Elderly People and Long-Term Engagement.
Professor Beat Signer has recently been interviewed for the ACM SIGWEB Newsletter. The complete interview is available at https://wise.vub.ac.be/publication/interview-beat-signer.
The WISE research group at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Brussels, Belgium) together with Innoty, an expert in innovative solutions for daily tasks, are looking for a highly motivated candidate for an internship and Baekeland PhD scholarship.
Application deadline: July 31, 2020
Expected start date: September 2020 (or as soon as possible)
The Research Group of In Vitro Toxicology and Dermato-Cosmetology at the Department of Pharmaceutical and Pharmacological Sciences of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) is looking for a motivated postdoctoral researcher (m/f) to support its experimental research in the context of a recently granted Interdisciplinary Research Program with the WISE research group and the research group LSTS. WISE will develop new computational approaches to gather and maintain toxicity data; LSTS will deal with the legal and ethical issues of the project.
A press article about our research on MindXpres and next generation presentation solutions has been published in DataNews: VUB-onderzoeker ontwikkelde volledig nieuwe presentatiesoftware: 'Er gaat te veel tijd verloren met PowerPoint'.