Human-Computer Interaction Research Group

The Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) Research Group carries out research on information visualization techniques and systems, natural user interfaces, games, user experience techniques, mobile education systems, usable security, and human aspects of software engineering. The People consists of academics and students from a variety of disciplines including human computer interaction, games, media design, and software engineering.

Upcoming Meetings

The HCI Group meetings (all 400-level, Masters, and PhD students are welcome to attend) happen every two weeks on Wednesdays:

  • Next Meeting: Wednesday 16/10/2019 12-2pm in CO431

Research Interests

We are currently engaged in projects on:
  • Human aspects of software engineering and programming
  • Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Mixed Reality VR/AR/MR
  • Collaboration with interactive surfaces and spaces
  • Serious games
  • User experience practice
  • Mobile education
  • Visualization of education metrics
  • Network visualization
  • Sports visualization
  • Collaborative visualization
  • Software visualization
  • Security information and event management
  • Usable security

Scholarships and Funding

We are always looking for excellent PhD, Masters, and Honours students. We have funding available via our university and some other university funded research grants which are typically for summer research students.

Apply for a Postgraduate PhD/Master Scholarship ( Next deadlines in 2019: 1 March, 1 July, 1 November ), contact Craig Anslow

Summer Scholarships. We offer summer scholarships in 2019/2020, some of which are related to HCI, Visualization, VR, and Games: