Nov 2018: Can Data Decide Your Health?

Future Healthcare? Human & IT & Legal Perspectives Seminar How are healthcare technologies going to impact our society and relations? And what questions should we consider and discuss for the future, as the healthcare industry right now is changing dramatically? What Human and legal perspectives on the area, in shape of short presentations from experts […]

Nov 2018: Marios Fanourakis PhD Defense

2 November 2018, 9-11h, Battelle 432, PhD Defence of Marios Fanourakis titled: “On the Feasibility and Privacy Benefits of On-Device Data Mining for Opportunistic Crowd-Sensing and Service Self-Provisioning”. PhD Candidate Marios Fanourakis Thesis Title “On the Feasibility and Privacy Benefits of On-Device Data Mining for Opportunistic Crowd-Sensing and Service Self-Provisioning” Abstract Mobile device services are increasingly becoming […]

Oct 2018: “Out of My Head” Migraine Documentary Screening & Discussion

Our lab is generously hosting a free screening of ‘OUT OF MY HEAD’ – documentary on migraine on Monday, October 15th at 18h/6:00 pm, outofmyheadfilm.com WHERE: ReZ Auditorium, Université de Genève / Battelle building A, Route de Drize 7, 1227 Carouge, Switzerland. How to get here https://cui.unige.ch/en/contact/planaccessglobal/ Discussion with participants will follow the screening. Register and ensure your seat! […]

Oct 2018: UBICOMP Workshop on Mobile Human Contributions & Special Issue of IJHCS (Elsevier)

8 October 2018, ACM Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UBICOMP 2018). The MHC Workshop is titled “Mobile Human Contributions: Opportunities and Challenges”. Web Co-Organizer: Prof. Katarzyna Wac Selected high-quality, high-impact, and original research results papers will be invited to submit extended version of their work to the Special Issue on ‘Human Accuracy in Mobile Data Collection’ of The […]

Oct 2018: International Society for Quality of Life Research (ISOQOL): Conference Workshop (Second Edition)

24-27 October 2018, 25th International Society for Quality of Life Research Conference (ISOQOL 2018). The Workshop is titled “Clinical Outcome Assessments Embedded in Mobile and Wearable Information Technologies” and is a continuation of the successful 2017 workshop titled “Designing Quality of Life-driven Mobile Information Technologies” (ISOQOL 2017). Co-Organizers: Prof. Katarzyna Wac, Allan Berrocal (QoL PhD student), Nikki […]

Aug 2018: Open Living Lab Days #OLLD18 in Geneva!

22-24 August 2018, Annual Summit of the Worldwide Living Lab Community (OpenLivingLab Days 2018), Geneva, Switzerland. OpenLivingLab Days is the annual summit of the worldwide Living Lab community, formally the European Network of Living Labs (ENoLL) Summer School. The annual 4 day event includes interactive sessions, workshops, lively discussion panels with excursions and off-site visits […]

Jun 2018: Christiana Tsiourti’s PhD Defense

22 June 2018, 10-12h, Battelle ReZ, PhD Defence of Christiana Tsiourti titled: “Artificial Agents as Social Companions: Design Guidelines for Emotional Interactions”. PhD Candidate Christiana Tsiourti Thesis Title “Artificial Agents as Social Companions: Design Guidelines for Emotional Interactions” The Thesis Jury Prof. Gilles Falquet (president of the jury) Prof. Dimitri Konstantas (thesis co-director) Assoc. Prof. Katarzyna Wac […]

2018-2022: New European COST Action Accepted

The QoL team contributes to the accepted European COST Action titled “CardioRNA: Catalysing Transcriptomics Research in Cardiovascular Disease”. European COST Action “CardioRNA: Catalysing Transcriptomics Research in Cardiovascular Disease” The COST Action proposed by Cardiolinc Board Members Yvan Devaux and Clarissa Pedrosa da C. Gomes and co-proposed by other 19 Cardiolinc members and partners has been […]

Apr 2018: Panel at SBM 2018

11-14 April 2018, The The Digital Health Council and Education, Training, and Career Development Council organizes a Panel Titled “Perspectives On Effective Digital Health Training In Behavioral Medicine” (Web), at the 39th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of Society of Behavioural Medicine (SBM), New Orleans, LA, USA. Prof. Wac participates in a Panel discussion. Full […]

2018-2021: Two New H2020 RIA Projects and a Stanford Psychiatry Grant Accepted

The QoL team has got two new European H2020 RIA-type research project proposals accepted: 2018-2021: European H2020 Projects: “WellCo: Wellbeing and Health Virtual Coach” (Call topic SC1-PM-15-2017) and “ECoWeB: Assessing and Enhancing Emotional Competence for Well-Being in the Young: A principled, evidence-based, mobile-health approach to prevent mental disorders and promote mental well-being”(Call topic SC1-PM-07-2017). H2020 […]