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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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Influence in my Research from my Participation in CHI One Year Later

post by Gustavo Berumen (2017 Cohort)  This was my first experience at a conference in the field of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI). The Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, also known as CHI and pronounced “kai”, is the most prestigious conference on HCI in the area. In 2019, the conference was held in Glasgow. It …

In the pandemic, cities are scrambling to expand cycling infrastructure: Big Data can help

post by Gregor Engelmann (2014 cohort) and Maria Catalina Ochoa The coronavirus (COVID-19) and lockdown measures have created immense challenges for urban transport. But they also provide an opportunity for cities to rethink the future of mobility. Cycling, in particular, is enjoying renewed attention. This is not surprising, as biking offers many advantages that make …

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