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Possible Ux Internship: Stratagem Ltd., LONDON WC1

Possible Ux Internship: Stratagem Ltd., LONDON WC1.  £90 per day one day, one day per week for 12 months, start date October 1st 2016 Stratagem Ltd are a small, but established business looking to develop a Ux allrounder to help … Continue reading

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Industry-based projects 2015

This year, students completed final projects and/or internships at Lebara (mobile comms), UK Cabinet Office, Amaroo media, ProjectPublish and at start ups LingoHub (translation workflow) and the Wellbeing network (self-monitoring).  The project at the Cabinet Office was, we believe, the … Continue reading

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Industry speakers!! thank you very much for some great talks this year – Gabe Fender (Design Thinking, Goldman Sachs), Swetha Sethumudhavn (Field Interviews, Systems Concepts), Raida Shakiry (Branded Ux, Raida Shakiry Inc.), Angela Boodoo (Content Strategy, SFW)

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Shaken but not Stirred

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renting University accommodation

Rental agreements for University flats and halls run September to June (40 weeks), or September to August (50 weeks) http://www.kingston.ac.uk/accommodation/.  It has happened that some of our overseas students have lost their accommodation three weeks before they were due to … Continue reading

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Marking Prototypes

Do I need some new scatter cushions? Open this Augmented Reality shopping app, and point it at an area of your office that needs brightening up.  Then, drag the possible purchase onto the camera output.  Any good? Looks super!  (Courtesy … Continue reading

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Final Projects 2014

This year, final projects include the following industrial hosts and/or internships at: IBM, Foolproof, Serco, BoxUK (agile software consultancy) and Buckhill Ltd.  Projects hosted by students’ current employers include ones at: Sapient Nitro, University of London.

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Persuasive 2014, Padua, Italy

Last week, I presented a paper reporting the Google research work at this conference.  The paper was co-written with  ex-student from the Ux course Eleni Oikonomou, and Adam Oliver.  I took the chance to visit the Scrovegni Chapel.

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UXPA meetings

We’ve been to so many this year, I’m begining to lose track – Agile Ux, Persuasion and Psychology, Quantitative Data in Ux.  My personal favourite? The October event, I think – one graduate of the KU course organised, another presented, … Continue reading

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Xmas fieldwork at Foolproof

A local agency organised this event, in which groups of students were invited to find out how shoppers use mobiles to augment visits to the High St.  Anne and Aliaksandra carried the day, with interviews of London celebrities.  Bravo!  And … Continue reading

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