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UTS:CIC celebrates its first MDSI graduates

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This month, UTS celebrated its very first Master of Data Science and Innovation graduates – a momentous occasion for the university’s ground-breaking trans-disciplinary postgraduate degree.  The three MDSI graduates - Eduardo Lynch, Pedro Fernandez and William De Azevedo - accepted their certificates in the UTS Great Hall, before returning to the UTS Connected Intelligence Centre in Chippendale to celebrate the occasion with family, academic colleagues and industry peers. The UTS MDSI was...
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CfP: Multimodal Learning Analytics and Personalised Support Across Spaces

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UMUAI SI CfP: Learning Analytics and Personalised Support Across Spaces Special Issue Editors: Roberto Martinez-Maldonado (University of Technology Sydney), Davinia Hernandez-Leo (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) and Abelardo Pardo (The University of Sydney) Full call for Special Issue submissions: http://crosslak.utscic.edu.au/umuai Learning often occurs in spaces and at moments that go beyond those shaped in formal educational settings. Students’ opportunities for significant learning are c...
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HealthSimLAK: Multimodal Learning Analytics meet Patient Manikins

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We are collaborating with the UTS Clinical Simulation team at the Faculty of Health to explore the potential that multimodal learning analytics can bring to generate reflection in Healthcare simulations using patient manikins. Healthcare simulations are hands-on learning experiences aimed at allowing students to practice essential skills that they may need when working with real patients in clinical workplaces. Some clinical classrooms at UTS are equipped with patient manikins that can respond t...
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Radhika Vijay Mogarkar joins CIC as Web Applications Developer

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CIC is delighted to welcome web developer Radhika Vijay Mogarkar to our growing team.  Radhika brings with her a wealth of experience in the field, working most recently as an applications developer for a financial research institute, where she helped to design and develop  analysis tools for fund, equities and property research. Radhika is enjoying her new setting and her work at CIC is already well underway. "It's a totally different experience here at UTS CIC. I'd describe it as no less...
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CIC academics to present at international conferences in July

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CIC academics Roberto Martinez-Maldonado, Andrew Gibson and Simon Buckingham-Shum have had multiple learning analytics research papers accepted for two upcoming international conferences to be held in Romania and Slovakia in July this year. ICALT 2017 (International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies) will be held in the city of Timisoara, Romania from July 3-7; and UMAP 2017 (User Modelling, Adaptation and Personalisation) will take place in Bratislava, Slovakia from July 9-12. ...
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CIC partners with UTS faculties for analytics innovation projects

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The UTS Connected Intelligence Centre continues to play a key role in catalysing and validating the use of analytics by faculties across the university in their learning and teaching programs.  We are delighted to announce that in the most recent round of 2017 Vice-Chancellor’s Learning and Teaching Grants, CIC secured three small grants for collaborative projects with UTS teams from the Faculty of Science; the School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences; and the Faculty of Law.  The projects a...
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CIC welcomes Endeavour Research Fellow Bikalpa Neupane

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Last week, UTS: CIC welcomed new Endeavour Research Fellow Bikalpa Neupane to its Blackfriars research hub in Chippendale, Sydney.  Bikalpa will be working  with colleagues on a peer assessment of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) for the next five months at UTS. We sat down with Bikalpa to learn about his story and his current research work. Tell us a bit about your background - where did you grow up and go to school? My name’s Bikalpa Neupane, but I usually go by 'Bik'. I was born ...
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UTS wins award at International Learning Analytics Conference

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A collaborative research paper produced by academics from the UTS Connected Intelligence Centre (CIC) and UTS Pharmacy has been awarded Best Full Paper at the 7th International Learning Analytics and Knowledge Conference in Canada. Dr Andrew Gibson, Dr Simon Knight. Dr Adam Aitken and Professor Simon Buckingham Shum from the UTS CIC along with Dr Agnes Sandor from the Xerox Research Centre in France and UTS Pharmacy academic Dr Cherie Lucas were recognised in Vancouver, BC, at the conference ...
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UTS Connected Intelligence Centre hosts first CIC-Squared event for 2017

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5-7:00pm, March 3, 2017 CIC Ideation Studio, 2 Blackfriars St, Chippendale Our first CIC-Squared event for 2017 welcomed representatives from universities and industry interested in the field of Data Science.  The casual event offered attendees and opportunity to meet and connect with the CIC team, our Master of Data Science & Innovation students, Data Science professionals and research partners.  Stay tuned for our next CIC-Squared event in May 2017.  
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Connecting Nodes for a Human Data Ethics network

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One of CIC’s key roles at UTS is to connect people, ideas and data as we wrestle with the opportunities and challenges posed by Big Data. So, on March 6, we were delighted to host colleagues from the faculties, student support units and administration, to discuss their diverse interests in Data Ethics. Associate Professor Theresa Anderson hosted the networking event and set the scene. As data infrastructure and machine intelligence impacts sectors like education, business, health, medicine ...
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