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'.
We are looking for PostDoc researchers in the domain of Dynamic Data Physicalisation, Interactive Paper and Augmented Reality as well as Personal Cross-Media Information Management: https://www.vub.ac.be/en/research/msca-if-research-area-sciences-bioengineering-sciences#web-&-information-systems-engineering
On October 19, Assoc. Prof. Naraporn Chan-o-cha, spouse of the Thai Prime Minister and Vice Chair of the Distance Learning Foundation of Thailand, paid a visit to WISE. Prof. Dr. Olga De Troyer presented her and the Thai delegation, an overview of the work done in the past by WISE on e-learning and more in detail the current work on the TICKLE project (https://wise.vub.ac.be/tickle/), aiming at the development of an ICT playful environment to tackle school burnout.