Florian ‘Floyd’ Mueller is giving a talk in the HCI group at Hasso-Plattner Institute at Potsdam University in Germany on “What I’d wish I’d known before becoming an academic” on 11 Nov 2016 at 3.30-4.30pm.
Florian ‘Floyd’ Mueller is the opening keynote speaker at the GameZFestival’16 in Zurich, Switzerland. GameZfestival is a festival “for the culture of game, play and gamedesign” from 4-6th of November 2016.
Florian ‘Floyd’ Mueller is giving a talk in the HCI group at the Hasso-Plattner Institute at the University of Potsdam, Germany, on 13 Oct 2016, 2pm, on two topics: “Designing digital vertigo play” and “Designing games for kids in hospital”.
We are looking for emerging researchers as part of our Vice-Chancellor’s Fellowship Scheme (details below). We are therefore seeking emerging researchers interested in human-player interactions, in particular the intersection between HCI/Interaction design and games, especially play experiences that put the body in the centre of the experience. If interested, please contact us via email with the words “FELLOWSHIP” in uppercase in the subject field to discuss mutual research interests along with your CV well before the deadline below.
RMIT University is now inviting applications from emerging researchers who have the potential to become high performing researchers. Applications close: 4 September 2016.
These 3 year Fellowships are aimed at recent PhD graduates with up to 5 years’ experience post award of PhD (relative to opportunity) or those who will shortly satisfy the requirements for the award of PhD. Fellowship recipients will be located in Schools and undertaking research which is aligned with at least one of RMIT’s 8 Enabling Capability Platforms.
The Research and Innovation Portfolio will fund 100% of salary and on-costs (up to Academic level B/2) for a period of three years, plus a research support allowance of $10,000 per annum for the three years.
The School will support the Fellow with:
a research only position, embedded in a high performing research team for at least the duration of their VC Postdoctoral Fellowship;
any relocation and visa costs;
workplanning which includes mentoring and research training and development planning;
full support for the appointee as per any academic staff member, including but not limited to, space and infrastructure sufficient for the position.
If you have any questions or queries regarding the Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme, or the VC Outstanding Researcher Scheme more generally, please visit the website.
Florian ‘Floyd’ Mueller is visiting the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, Spain, in particular Narcis Pares from the Cognitive Media Technologies Group, who are famous for their interactive playground works, especially the interactive slide, on Fri, 22 Jul 2016.
The Adventure paper by Floyd and Sarah has been accepted to Ubicomp’16, to be presented in Heidelberg, Germany, in September. Acceptance rate was 23.9%.
Summary: Based on an earthquake-interrupted Mt. Everest expedition, we propose seeing adventure-technology through 2 dimensions (expected-unexpected and instrumental-experiential) and identify four roles: technology as coach, rescuer, documentarian and mentor.