CogNovo News

Mihaela at SRCD17

April 2017

Mihaela Taranu presented at the 2017 Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development (more)

The Future is Imperfect

April 2017

Eugenia Stamboliev, Guy Edmonds, and Michael Straeubig present at the Future Imperfect Symposium (more)

Eugenia gives PEP seminar

March 2017

Eugenia Stamboliev talks about "Performing intimacy" in the context of Artificial Emotions. (more)

Agi Haines at PRIMER

March 2017

Agi Haines spoke at the first Primer conference. (more)

3 CogNovians at Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2016

February 2017

Agi Haines, Jacqui Knight, and Eugenia Stamboliev presented papers at the symposium Creative Encounters with Science and Technology. (more)

Vaibhav publishes paper

February 2017

Vaibhav Tyagi publishes "The Risky Side of Creativity", also in Frontiers in Psychology. (more)

Ivana publishes paper

Febrary 2017

Previous CogNovo research fellow Ivana Kajic and her her supervisor Thomas Wennekers publish in Frontiers in Psychology. (more)

Jack publishes paper

January 2017

Jack McKay Fletcher publishes "From Structure to Activity: Using Centrality Measures to Predict Neuronal Activity" in the International Journal of Neural Systems. (more)

Raluca publishes paper

January 2017

Raluca Briazu publishes 'Undoing the past in order to lie in the present: counterfactual thinking and deceptive communication' in Cognition. (more)

Ilaria and Frank publish paper

January 2017

Ilaria Torre and Frank Loesche have published the article "Overcoming Impasses in Conversations: A Creative Business" in "Creativity. Theories-Research-Applications". (more)

From Matter to Mind

December 2016

Guy Edmonds organised this event at Eye Filmmuseum Amsterdam to talk about expanding the reach of film preservation to include the cinema experience. (more)

'A Space to Wonder' on tour

December 2016

Klara Łucznik facilitate the workshop ‘A Space to Wonder’ as a part of Dance Fields Un-Symposium. (more)

Michael published in SoundEffects

December 2016

Michael Sonne Kristensen published in the journal SoundEffects. (more)

Chun-Wei and David publish in NeuroImage

December 2016

An article by Giorgio Ganis, David Bridges, Chun-Wei Hsu, and Haline E. Schendan has been published in the most recent NeuroImage. (more)

Agi Haines talked at Kikk 2016

November 2016

Agi Haines recently presented at Kikk festival in Namur Belium. (more)

Eugenia speaks at Media Point Prague

November 2016

Eugenia Stamboliev recently spoke at the ECREA 2016 pre-conference on "Media and Migration". (more)

Michael presents at Human Factors 2016

November 2016

Michael Sonne Kristensen presented an ethnographic study from the European Space Agency at the Europe Chapter of the The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. (more)

Michael delivered two presentations at PoCG16

November 2016

Michael Straeubig delivers "Do Playful Systems Know That They Play?" and "Concept and Design of Playful Systems" at PoCG16. (more)

Klara presents at IADMS 2016

October 2016

Klara Łucznik is giving a talk and presenting a poster at this years IADMS in Hong Kong (more)

Kathryn publishes in PLOS ONE

October 2016

Kathryn B. Francis publishes "Virtual morality: Transitioning from moral judgment to moral action?" in the journal PLOS ONE. (more)

Christos Melidis presents at SMC2016

October 2016

Christos Melidis presents "KURE: Kinematic Universal Remote intErface, A Human Centred Remote Robot Control Paradigm" in Budapest. (more)

Thomas publishes in "Robotics and Autonomous Systems"

September 2016

Thomas R. Colin publishes the article "Hierarchical reinforcement learning as Creative Problem Solving". (more)

Eugenia at TaPRA 2016

September 2016

Eugenia presented her paper "In the Awe of Things" at TaPRA 2016 in Bristol. (more)

Chun-Wei in Padua

September 2016

CogNovo research fellow Chun-Wei wrote about her secondment at the fMRI lab at the University in Padua. (more)

Diego talked at Interesting2016

September 2016

CogNovo research fellow Diego S. Maranan explained "Why I'm Making Vibrating Underwear" at Interesting2016 in London. (more)

Agi is giving an "Anatomy Lesson"

September 2016

CogNovo research fellow Agi Haines invites to "The anatomy lesson: dissecting medical futures" on 24 and 25 Sep in Amsterdam (more)

Pinar is presenting at DGP conference

September 2016

CogNovo research fellow Pinar Oztop is presenting her work at the 50th conference of the DGP (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie) in Leipzig (more)

Vaibhav and Pinar at MIC2016

September 2016

CogNovo research fellows Vaibhav Tyagi and Pinar Oztop are presenting their work at the 2nd MIC conference (more)

Agi at "Dream Out Loud"

September 2016

CogNovo research fellow Agi Haines presents ‘Circumventive Organs’ at the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam (more)

Christos at IEEE RO-MAN 2016

September 2016

CogNovo research fellow Christos Melidis presented ‘KURE’ at this years BAILAR2016 in New York. (more)

ColLaboratoire - CogNovo summer school 2016

August 2016

Some CogNovo research fellows organised and ran the extremely sucessful summer school "ColLaboratoire". (more)

Michael at DiGRA/FDG and EMF

August 2016

CogNovo fellow Michael Straeubig delivered a talk at DiGRA and a workshop at the Electromagnetic Field. (more)

Raluca and Kathryn at ICT2016

August 2016

Raluca Briazu and Kathryn B. Francis are presenting at the International Conference on Thinking at Brown University. (more)

Ivana starting at CNRG

August 2016

Ivana Kajić is starting a new position at the Computational Neuroscience Research Group in Waterloo. (more)

Eugenia at Muensterberg2016

July 2016

Eugenia Stamboliev presented her paper on "Münsterberg, Flusser and the Screen Bodies" at a conference about Münsterberg in Leipzig, Germany. (more)

Kathryn receives award

July 2016

Kathryn B. Francis received first prize for outstanding research contribution to the First SEJyD Meeting. (more)

Katie on Insight TV

July 2016

Kathryn B. Francis will appear in a TV programme about creativity on 24th July 2016 on Insight TV channel 279. (more)

Michael talked at Transimage

July 2016

Michael Straeubig presented his paper "How to Perceive the Virtual Image? On the Distinction Between 'Virtual' and 'Real'" at the Transdisciplinary Imaging conference. (more)

CogNovians win awards at Hack the Brain 2016

July 2016

Two teams composed partly by CogNovians have won awards at Hack the Brain 2016 hackathon. (more)

Kathryn at SEJyD

July 2016

Kathryn B. Francis presents "Moral Muscles in Virtual Landscapes" at SEJyD in Palma (Spain). (more)

Pinar at CPSI

July 2016

Pinar Oztop, participated at the Creative Problem Solving Institute Conference (CPSI), in University at Buffalo, New York. (more)

Ilaria at Robotics Day

July 2016

Ilaria Torre demonstrated her experiments about implicit measure of trust at the Robotics Day, a public engagement event at Plymouth University. (more)

CogNovo at CI Conference

July 2016

A few CogNovo research fellows will present talks or posters during the Cognition Institute Conference at Plymouth University from 7/7/16 to 8/7/16. (more)

Ekosi Eksi screens at Mergecology

July 2016

Ekosi Eksi, a film created by Christos, Diego, Jacqui, and Klara as part of the CogNovo Scientific Methodologies workshop, is screening at Mergecology. (more)

Joana at BABCP16

June 2016

Joana Galvão presented her work developing a video counsellor at the annual meeting of the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies in Belfast 14-17th June. (more)

Raluca at EASP

June 2016

Raluca Briazu presented her talk "The role of counterfactual thinking in deceptive communication" at the EASP small group meeting in Aix-en-Provence, France. (more)

Mihaela at ASSC20

June 2016

Mihaela Taranu talks about "Searching for the role of parietal cortex in visual and auditory multi-stability" at ASSC20 in Buenos Aires on 15 Jun 2016. (more)

Kathryn in Newcastle

June 2016

Kathryn B. Francis is presenting "Sensorimotor Personal Force in Moral Decision-Making" at the UK Sensory Motor Conference. (more)

Ilaria at #speechprosody

June 2016

Ilaria Torre presented "Behavioural mediation of prosodic cues to implicit judgements of trustworthiness" at the Speech Prosody Conference in Boston. (more)

Michael at ISEA2016

May 2016

Michael Straeubig gave his talk "Towards Play Design for Machines" at ISEA2016 in Hong Kong. (more)

David at PS2016

May 2016

David Bridges presented his work at PS 2016 in Granada. (more)

Prizes awarded

May 2016

Prizes were awarded during the final CogNovo workshop (Best Poster: Raluca Briazu; Best Collaborator: Frank Loesche; Best Poster (runner-up): Kathryn B. Francis). (more)

Ilaria wins two awards

May 2016

Ilaria Torre has received two awards, by ISCA and Santander. (more)

Chun-Wei at CNS

April 2016

Chun-Wei presented a poster at the Cognitive Neuroscience Society's 23rd annual meeting in New York. (more)

Thomas at UAlberta (CA)

April 2016

Thomas R. Colin has presented an overview of some of his work at the Artificial Intelligence seminar at the University of Alberta (Canada). (more)

Klara at AISB2016

April 2016

Klara Łucznik presents her work at the annual conference AISB2016 at the University of Sheffield, UK. (more)

Raluca received award

April 2016

Raluca Briazu has been awarded a bursary by the Psychology Postgraduate Affairs Group (PsyPag). (more)

Diego is ACM reviewer

March 2016

Diego S. Maranan has been invited to be a reviewer for the Technical Program Committee for ACM Multimedia 2016 (more)

OTLip15 proceedings are out

March 2016

The proceedings of last years workshop and conference "Off the Lip 2015" was published recently – with contributions from 11 CogNovians (more)

Mihaela talks in Budapest

March 2016

Mihaela Taranu presents some results from her TMS study on visual and auditory multistability at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (more)

Kathryn at Trinity College

March 2016

Kathryn B. Francis shows her work on simulated moral actions at the Reasoning and Imagination Lab in Dublin (more)

Klara at Trinity Laban

March 2016

Klara Łucznik presents her work "Between Minds and Bodies" as part of the Trinity Laban Research Degree Programme.(more)

Pinar at MCAA GA

March 2016

Pinar Oztop attended the Marie Curie Alumni Association (MCAA) General Assembly & Annual Conference.(more)

Vaibhav and Frank at UGA

March 2016

Vaibhav Tyagi and Frank Loesche have finished the first phase of their collaborative project. (more)

Agi and Sue at Worlding the Brain

March 2016

Research fellow Agi Haines and supervisor Sue Denham will be presenting at this years Worlding the Brain symposium in Amsterdam between 17/Mar and 19/Mar. (more)

Publications in Technoetic Arts

March 2016

Jack McKay Fletcher, Klara Łucznik, Diego S. Maranan, and Michael Straeubig have published papers in the special issue of Technoetic Arts about the Undivided Mind. (more)

Christos published at IEEE SMC

February 2016

Christos Melidis' and Davide Marocco's article has just been published at the conference proceeding of SMC 2015. (more)

Klara talks about practice

February 2016

Klara Łucznik will talk about insights about creativity from dance improvisations at the Postgraduate Practice Research Symposium (more)

Guy on Creative Disturbances

December 2015

Guy Edmonds was invited by Roger Malina to talk about "The Divorce of Eye and Ear [as] an Accident of the History of Technology" (more)

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All about Flusser!

November 2015

Eugenia Stamboliev contributed to "Flusseriana - An intellectual toolbox" (more)

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Guy Edmonds' "JUL 1971-"

November 2015

Guy Edmonds' film depicting one of the last flights of the Concorde will be screened at the Cornwall Film Festival (more)

Dutch Design Week 2015

Agi Haines at DDW15

October 2015

Agi Haines was involved in exhibitions and talk shows at the Dutch Design Week 2015 (more)

Knots by Jacqueline Knight

Jacqueline Knight's 'Knots'

October 2015

Jacqueline Knight's short film 'Knots', inspired by R.D. Laing's book, will be screened at the Cornwall Film Festival (more)

creative response to Gerhard Richter exhibit

Michael and Diego in Gerhard Richter playlist

October 2015

Michael Straeubig's and Diego S. Maranan's auditory response to Gerhard Richter exhibition in Plymouth (more)

IEEE SMC2015

Christos Melidis presented at SMC2015

October 2015

Christos Melidis presented his work at IEEE SMC2015 in Hong Kong on 12/10/2015 (more)

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CogNovians at Creative Disturbances

October 2015

Four CogNovians, Christopher Germann, Agi Haines, Diego S. Maranan, and Jack McKay Fletcher have published individual podcasts with Roger Malina at Creative Disturbances. (more)

ICPhS and eNTERFACE 2015

Ilaria Torre at ICPhS and eNTERFACE

September 2015

Ilaria spent her summer at the ICPhS2015 conference and participated in eNTERFACE2015. (more)

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Chun-Wei Hsu at CNP Symposium 2015

September 2015

Chun-Wei Hsu presented her latest work at the CNP Symposium 2015 in Lisboa. (more)

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Kathryn, Raluca, and Mihaela at ESCoP2015

September 2015

Cognovo and Marie Skłodowska-Curie research fellows Kathryn Francis, Raluca Briazu and Mihaela Taranu presented posters at the ESCoP conference in Paphos, Cyrpus. (more)

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Nao about to change behaviour

September 2015

Professor David Kavanagh has secured funding for a NAO robot to extend the work of the CogNovo project "Creative technologies for behaviour change". (more)

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Raluca and Chun-Wei at Decepticon 2015

August 2015

Raluca Briazu and Chun-Wei Hsu presented at Decepticon 2015: International Conference on Deceptive Behavior in Cambridge on 24-26 August 2015. (more)

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Multiple Papers at ISEA2015

August 2015

Francois Lemarchand and Diego S. Maranan present their research at ISEA2015. In addition Diego S. Maranan, Frank Loesche and Susan L Denham introduce CogNovo. (more)

Agi Haines

AGi HAINES wins BAD AWARD 2015

May 2015

"Drones with Desires", a project Agi Haines has worked on, was selected as a winner in the Bio Art + Design Award 2015. (more)

Ilaria Torre

The proceedings of EPIP4 are out

May 2015

Research on trust attributions by Ilaria Torre, Jeremy Goslin, and Laurence White are featured in the EPIP4 proceedings. (more)

Kling Klang Klong

Kling Klang Klong

October 2014

Michael Straeubig's playful locative audio experience "Kling Klang Klong" has been play-tested and showcased at the Playpublik camp and festival! (more)

Agi Haines work

Agi Haines dares the I'm possible at TEDx Maastricht

October 2014

Agi Haines spoke at October’s TEDxMaastricht 2014, about her work on designing the human body. (more)

The Lost Index

The LOst Index

October 2014

CogNovo Investigators Emma Whittaker and James Brocklehurst have developed an iPhone app to help Plymouth museum recover an important lost index… but they need your help to do it!(more)

Accidental Awareness in General Anaesthesia

Accidental Awareness During Anaesthesia

September 2014

CogNovo supervisor Jackie Andrade has been on the steering panel for the National Audit Project on Accidental Awareness in General Anaesthesia (AAGA), which presented it's finding's this month (more)

Mona Nasser

Mona Nasser awarded prestigious communication proze

September 2014

CogNovo partner Mona Nasser's blogging and twittering about her research (and love of flying!) has been recognised by British Dental Editors Forum (more)

Ivana Kajic

Ivana Kajic wins prestigious Google prize

July 2014

Ivana Kajic has won The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship and describes her recent visit to Google (more)

Vaibhav Tyagi

new paper by Vaibhav Tyagi

June 2014

Vaibhav Tyagi has published research on cognitive load in binumeracy (more)

Agi Haines' babies

Prix Ars Electronica 2014

June 2014

Agi Haines has been selected for an honorary mention by Prix Ars Electronica (more)

Agi Haines

Rewiring the body

June 2014

Agi Haines, CogNovo Research Fellow, will be talking at a special event – Rewiring the Body – as part of the Open City Docs Fest. (more)

Kin Design with smart-phone dress

Smart Phone Dress

February 2014

CogNovo partners, Kin, have designed a smart-phone dress which debuted at London’s Fashion week. (more)

Sue Denham at the EU

CogNovo at the EU

November 2013

Professor Sue Denham, principal investigator for CogNovo, was invited to attend a special meeting at the EU for co-ordinators of Marie-Curie Doctoral training networks. (more)

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CogNovo award announced!

July 2013

The University’s Cognition Institute is taking the lead in a 4 million Euro project to explore how creative thinking underpins cognitive processes. (more)

Hooray

14 Marie-Curie funded PhD studentships now available

July 2013

Applications for 14 prestigious Marie Curie funded Research Fellowships are now being accepted. (more)

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12 CogNovo PhD studentships to be funded by Plymouth University

July 2013

Demonstrating a strong commitment to CogNovo, Plymouth University has announced it will sponsor a further 12 PhD studentships. (more)