Friday, March 07, 2008

Mobile Methods Workshop at Lancaster University

Lui "virtually" presented a paper on "Walks, paths and maps: discovering the lived geography of mobility" at the workshop on "Mobile Methods", recently hosted by Monika Buscher at Lancaster University. The workshop website has abstracts and details of the speakers for those who are interested.

National Gallery of Ireland Research Day

Marc McLoughlin presented some IDC work on design for public environments (from the SHAPE, Shared Worlds and Bunratty projects) in his talk "Interactive Exhibits in Public environments: Designing for Meaningful Interaction" for the National Gallery of Ireland Research Day in Dublin yesterday.
The event was organised by the NGI Education Department directed by Dr Marie Bourke, and the discussion chaired by Professor Roger Stalley, TCD.
Other technology-themed talks included presentations of semantic cataloguing of images (Daniel Isemann, TCD) and the impact of the internet on the life of museum objects (PJ McMahon, UCC).