Welcome to the FIT Lab!
What is the FIT Lab?FIT means Future Interaction Technologies — it’s about the complex devices that change our lives, for better or worse — whether in our homes, cars, mobile phones or medical devices.
Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) can be a creative and exciting field of research, but in collaboration with companies like Microsoft Research, Nokia, and the NHS, the FIT Lab likes to focus on Grand Challenges
The FIT Lab was opened in 2006 by Professor Harold Thimbleby and has since grown to include a range of world-leading HCI experts.
As well as performing world-class HCI research, the FIT Lab runs PhD, MSc and MRes programs.
Where is the FIT Lab?The FIT Lab is part of the Computer Science Department of Swansea University in Wales, UK.
ConferencesThe FIT Lab team regularly submit, review and attend many world leading international conferences, including:
• Pervasive Heath
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It's been a while24 November 2016
So it turns out we've been so busy in the last few months that we haven't even had time to tell you all about it! There has been a lot of action over the summer in the FIT Lab including a lot of international fieldwork and plenty of paper writing. We are pleased to announce several journal and conference acceptances and are keeping our fingers crossed that our CHI paper rebuttals do their job! In the last few months we have started new grants, welcomed new lecturers and had some of our deformable devices work covered on BBC Click and Reuters, amongst others. We can't slow down now though, as the run up to Christmas is also conference season - this year the FIT Lab will be represented at the first annual AfriCHI conference in Nairobi, Kenya and this year's IndiaHCI in Mumbai, India. And all before the year is out!
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