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Welcome to the Horizon CDT student blogsite.  We hope you enjoy reading about our thoughts and experiences of being a Horizon CDT PhD student and would welcome your comments and feedback.

Please take a look at our Research Highlights page which provides an overview of all student cohorts backdating to 2011.

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‘Outside the Screen’ podcast interviews Szymon Olejarnik

‘Outside the Screen’ is a podcast about research and policy developments concerning children’s interactions with screen-based content. Szymon Olejarnik, a first-year Horizon CDT student, was interviewed by ‘Outside the Screen’ about his PhD research, which focuses on youth socialisation in a gaming context with a special focus on autism. You can listen to the podcast …

Diverse Intelligences Summer Institute 2023 Reflective Report

post by Favour Borokini (2022 cohort) From June 25th – July 15th, 2023, I attended the 6th annual Diverse Intelligences Summer Institute (DISI) Summer School at the University of St Andrews. The institute aims to foster interdisciplinary collaborations about how intelligence is expressed in humans, non-human animals, and artificial intelligence (AI), among others. I was …

A Reflection on The Connected Everything and Smart Products Beacon Summer School 2020

post by Cecily Pepper (2019 cohort) My first summer school started with an invite via email. Despite my interest in the topic, my first thought was that robotics was not my area of expertise (coming from a social science background), so maybe I shouldn’t bother applying as I’d be out-of-my-depth. Although after some consideration, I …

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