Category Archives: What’s On

Live Stream of the Lecture and Virtual World demo now available:

‘The Affordances of Virtual Worlds for Education and Clinical Training’ was delivered live by Prof Lizbeth Goodman and Ms Bo Zhang (PhD candidate), and live online in the virtual world Terf by Niki Herbertson and Julie LeMoine (CEO Terf, USA) … Continue reading

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Ms Bo Zhang, a full time second year PhD student studying in SMARTlab, School of Education, has been selected for two major international competitions:

1) Bo was nominated to the Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition in Pudong, Shanghai in November, 2014. Working with other team members: Professor Lizbeth Goodman, Nicola Herbertson (Virtual Worlds Manager) and the CEO of the Irish Zhida International company, Mr … Continue reading

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Professor Alexander Pasko – at UCD today to speak about the Uformia developments in digital materialisation and FREP

Updating the UCD community on important advances by Alexander, Turlif and the Uformia team since his last visit! Click here to read more.

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SMARTlab’s Spring PhD Seminar is on, live and online, in Toronto at the IDRC of OCADU…

…Members of the UCD Inclusive Design Research Centre of Ireland are here collaborating on the seminar, collaborative research projects, and revving up for the Accessibility SPRINT! Accessible webstream and recordings are available. See Professor Jutta Treviranus‘ work cited as world-leading … Continue reading

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Professor Lizbeth Goodman named one of the world’s 50 Most Talented Social Innovators for her decades of work with SMARTlab and SafetyNET at World CSR Day, Mumbai 17- 18 February 2015

For SMARTlab, a social enterprise founded in the UK at the OU BBC in the early 1990s, she has worked tirelessly, leading a team of scholars and technologists working together to invent and implement innovative technology tools for ‘real social … Continue reading

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Inclusive Design International Exchange

Cheryl L’Hirondelle of the Aboriginal Education Council and the IDRC of OCADU, Toronto did a residency with SMARTlab in January to launch the community engagement project for native peoples: ‘Tighe Cree/Croí: Where the People of the Crannógs and Mikiwâhp Converge’. … Continue reading

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Final Dissemination Event for the Inclusive Learning Project: G3 DEEP Summit- Designing Enabling Economies and Policies (http://deep.idrc.ocadu.ca/) – Toronto Canada & Dublin Ireland!

Dr Yurgos Politis presented today to the DEEP Summit, outlining the achievements of the Inclusive Learning Project funded by the European Commission’s Leonardo Programme. The presentation is here. The live MOOC can be accessed here. The interactive, fully accessible and … Continue reading

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The Inclusive Learning Project presents a MOOC on Designing and Developing Inclusive Learning, 1-31 October 2014

The purpose of this course is to provide teachers with the concepts and tools for designing and developing inclusive learning considering the preferences and needs of all students. The course introduces teachers in the Universal Design for Learning and the … Continue reading

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27-29 August 2014: CAVA Conference, Colombia – Keynotes by Prof Jutta Treviranus, Prof Lizbeth Goodman, Dr Panagiotis Zervas, Mr Karel Van Isacker, Mr Xavier Ochoa, Mr Francisco Americo Servente, Ms Vita Bolivar Leon

The Inclusive Learning/Leonardo Project team are proud to be presenting at CAVA, including Lizbeth Goodman on ‘Inclusive Learning by Design: The SMARTlab Case Study’. Tune into the Webinar and linked events here. Follow on Twitter.

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SMARTlab London research group meets at Ravensbourne College of Art & Design, 4-8 August 2014

Speakers include Dr Camille Baker, Dr Alison Williams, Dr Taey Kim, Dr Max Schleser, Dr Jeb Weisman, Dr Deveril, Dr Joe Eyerman, Nicola Herberton, Will Pearson, Bo Zhang, Sapna Ramnani, Tanya Power, Ciara Garvin, & Paul Schechter along with Prof … Continue reading

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