[9 Dec 2013] Marisa Ponti is a member of the interdisciplinary research group that was granted 12,325,000 million SEK from Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Foundation (9.1 million SEK + ¿ 2.5 million SEK co-founding by Gothenburg University) to investigate crowdsourcing in scientific practices in three large online communities.
[3 Oct 2013] The Department of applied IT now invites applicants for three full time, tenured positions as senior lecturers.
[13 Aug 2013] The Kurzweil Prize for Best AGI Paper is given to the paper of the highest overall quality. The prize goes to the paper "Computational Versions of Kolmogorov Complexity Based on Cognitive Models" by Claes Strannegård and Abdul Rahim Nizamani from the Department of Applied IT together with Anders Sjöberg and Fredrik Engström.
[20 Jun 2013] Students using cellphone in school has been a controversial matter for several years. The technology is sometimes singled out as one of the reasons for the apparently decreasing quality of Swedish elementary school education.
[4 Jun 2013] Professors Bo Dahlbom and Lars Mathiassen published a book called Computers in Context in 1993. The book, which explores the relationship between humans and computer systems, had a great impact among students of informatics.
[31 May 2013] You can now register for the round of re-exams in August.
[14 May 2013] The student office has adopted new office hours.
[17 Apr 2013] The photo-sharing application Instagram is used by millions of people around the world daily. In the media, the social media phenomenon is sometimes dismissed as trivial pastime. However, according to a fresh study at the University of Gothenburg, a lot of effort often goes into a picture before it is shared.
[15 Apr 2013] The division for interaction design is looking to fill three open positions.
[10 Apr 2013] Twenty students from the Master programme in interaction design and technologies are presenting their research at the Student Interaction Design Research (SIDeR) Conference in Aarhus. The conference, which runs from April 9 to 10, is an international forum where students of interaction design can showcase their research and exchange ideas.