CDE November event and news

21st November 2019

CDE November event and news

Conference success for CDE Research Engineers

It’s been a busy month for CDE Research Engineers presenting their EngD research at conferences all over the world. Catherine Taylor was in Beijing at the IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality, ISMAR 2019presenting her paper ‘VR Props: An End-to-End Pipeline for Transporting Real Objects into Virtual Reality’. Catherine is being hosted by Marshmallow Laser Feast for her EngD placement.

Meanwhile Alex Rotsidis headed off to India to present his master’s research on using AR to provide transparency info and help naive users calibrate their mental models, at IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication in New Delhi.

Joanna Tarko was also off on her travels to ACM SIGGRAPH International conference on VR Continuum and its Application in the Industry. She presented her EngD research on ‘Real-time insertions into 360 videos’. Joanna’s placement is hosted by Checkmate VR.

It’s so great to see CDE research and its impact being seen all over the world.


CDE students at BFX 2019

CDE at BFX 2019

BFX Festival, the UK’s largest visual effects, computer games and animation festival took place in Bournemouth from 1-4 October 2019. CDE were excited to hold a showcase of our current research projects, with posters, and interactive demos and 11 of our Research Engineers had the chance to chat to lots of visitors about the exciting research taking place in the centre.


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Mark Moseley article published

CDE Research Engineer Mark Mosely has recently had an article published in Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology. His article ‘Accessible digital assessments of temporal, spatial, or movement concepts for profoundly motor impaired and non-verbal individuals: a pilot study’ will be out in print very soon but you can read it online now.


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Future Leaders Fellowship Programme

Round 5 of the Future Leaders Fellowship Programme is expected in June 2020. Future Leaders Fellowships is a £900 million fund helping to establish the careers of world-class researchers across UK business and academia. The 4 years+ fellowships are targeted at Early Career Researchers with no previous fellowship funding and can be hosted by a company or academic institution. More information can be found here.


South West Creative Technology Network call

SWCTN are looking to recruit 24 research fellows in the area of Data. Fellowships will run from April 2010 to January 2021 and each fellow will receive a £12k bursary. SWCTN is a £6.6m government-funded project to promote creative tech across the South West. The call closes on 9th December 2019 and more details can be found here.


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CVMP 2019 tickets on sale

Registration for CVMP 2019 conference is now open. Keynote speakers have been announced as Bruna Berford of Penrose studios ‘The Artist’s Perspective: Storytelling in Spatial Computing’ and Abhijeet Ghosh of Imperial College, ‘Computational Imaging for Realistic Appearance Modelling’. More info and registration here.


We are interested in hearing more about any company events connected to projects you have had some involvement with. If you know of any events or activities coming up, that the CDE team should be aware of please email [email protected]. We are hoping to build on our success stories so please keep us informed.

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