UBICOMP is recruiting 2 part-time research assistants- Project STOP

The Center for Ubiquitous Computing (http://ubicomp.oulu.fi) is recruiting 2 part-time Research Assistants to work on Academy of Finland project STOP. DescriptionThe positions are available at the Center for Ubiquitous Computing at the University of Oulu (http://ubicomp.oulu.fi), and the successful candidates will work within the Community Instrumentation and Awareness Group, under the scope of project STOP (http://ubicomp.oulu.fi/stop-sentient-tracking-of-parkinsons-funded-by-the-academy-of-finland-ict-2023-programme/), financed by … Continue reading

Call for Papers, European Review of Organised Crime- Deadline 15 January 2018

Special Issue: Fighting Organised Crime with Big Data and Smart Cities. The Internet accumulates new knowledge at volumes that prevent close reading. This trend is chiefly attributable to the rapid growth of new technologies, coupled with the development of a crowdsourcing culture, tools, and business practices. Open massive online databases … Continue reading

Applications for enrolling to Fab Academy 2018 in Fab Lab Oulu are now open!

  Fab Academy  is a 5-month training program taking place from mid-January to June where  students will learn how to envision, prototype and document their ideas through many hours of hands-on experience with digital fabrication tools in a program conducted by Neil Gershenfeld, director of MIT’s Center For Bits and Atoms. During the program a student will acquire … Continue reading

The speed and security of future 5G applications are enhanced through artificial intelligence

Professor Jukka Riekki‘s research team at the Centre for Ubiquitous Computing, has received significant funding (500, 000 eur) to investigate the new possibilities offered by edge computing enhanced by artificial intelligence. The project will focus on the development of new technologies and applications around the 5G network, in which low … Continue reading

Horizon 2020 project CUTLER: Coastal Urban developmenT through the LEnses of Resiliency

The Center for Ubiquitous Computing has joined project CUTLER- Coastal Urban developmenT through the LEnses of Resiliency, financed by the Horizon 2020 EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, under the Societal Challenges Pilar, and in response to call Co-Creation-06-2017: Policy-development in the age of big data: data-driven policy-making, policy-modelling and policy-implementation. CUTLER’s … Continue reading

STOP: Sentient Tracking Of Parkinson’s – funded by the Academy of Finland ICT 2023 programme

  Adjunct Professor Denzil Ferreira, at the Centre for Ubiquitous Computing has been awarded funding from the Academy of Finland’s ICT 2023 programme, for project STOP: Sentient Tracking Of Parkinson’s. About STOP: Effective monitoring of patients is technically challenging with wearables due to: 1) battery life is limited to a few … Continue reading

Creativity, Innovation & Digital Fabrication for Business and Education – Boosting the Oulu Ecosystem

The Centre for Ubiquitous Computing, the INTERACT Research Group and the Martti Ahtisaari Institute at the University of Oulu are organising a seminar entitled: “Creativity, Innovation & Digital Fabrication for Business and Education – Boosting the Oulu Ecosystem”, to take place on the 15 of November 2017, from 09:00-16:00 in Linnanmaa Campus … Continue reading

Human-Smartphone Interaction towards Personality and Usage Effects

This project is carried out by Wuhan University, Central China Normal University, Sun Yat-sen University, Shandong Technology and Business University, Aalto University and University of Oulu. This project mainly focus on: Phone users’ personality and their phone usage patterns; Effects related to phone usage patterns; Data analysis techniques of phone … Continue reading

State-of-the-art FabLab opens

The University of Oulu’s FabLab (Fabrication Laboratory), the largest in Finland and amongst the largest in Europe, was officially opened on October 30th 2015. The state-of the-art €900,000 facility spans more than 280 m2 and is packed with tools that can bring any idea to life. These tools include: 3D printers that can be … Continue reading