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How prepared are we to get correct information and be engaged when it is needed? Media professor Hallvard Moe has been awarded a prestigious ERC Consolidator Grant to better understand citizen’s ability to get information and be engaged in democracy.
Rune Søholt has started as a PhD candidate at the Media Poverty research project at NORCE lead by Torgeir Uberg Nærland.
Maria Faust, a doctoral candidate from University of Leipzig, visits the Media Use Research Group in March
Special issue in Digital Journalism: Advancing the Audience Turn in Journalism features articles from professor II Irene Costera Meijer, and professors Hallvard Moe and Brita Ytre-Arne
This seminar will present some of the speakers' space-level AI research activities to assess storm-caused damage to infrastructure networks.
Hilde Sakariassen has joined the MUCS team with her postdoctoral project "The tale of two cities – the duality of digital technology for inexperienced users in a societal crisis"
Setting up data science institutions poses rather fundamental questions: What kind of institutions are we building? Who are we serving? What are the politics? In this talk I would like take stock of the larger context: a world lacking futures, fragmented academic disciplines, and the dystopian use of technology.
Recovering from serious illness involves a bodily and psychosocial reorientation in everyday life. Survivors of gynecological cancer often experience bodily changes, fear of cancer recurrence, and changes in sexual health...
It is our great pleasure to welcome you to this issue of the Proceedings of the ACM on Human- Computer Interaction...
This paper explores performing Go-along interviews in Immersive Virtual Reality (VR).
Ida Kvilhaug Sekanina has started as a PhD candidate at the MUCS project.
“We must equip ourselves to understand how people react and take in information when something new, unknown, and dangerous hits us”, says professor Brita Ytre-Arne, head of the Norwegian-Danish interdisciplinary project Media Use in Crisis Situations (MUCS).
This semester the Media Use Research Group has had its first visiting scholar since the start of the pandemic.
Brita Ytre-Arne and Hallvard Moe paper Doomscrolling, Monitoring and Avoiding: News Use in COVID-19 Pandemic Lockdown published in Journalism Studies
HCI got it's application for funding granted and will be awarded 3,5 million NOK. The money will go to the project Enabling equipment for research excellence in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI).
"Now we have lots of new ideas about how we can work on fundamentally applicable research to create innovative insights", says work package co-leader Hallvard Moe.
Professor Jens E. Kjeldsen writes in this autumn's issue of the American journal Design Issues about "The Rhetoric of Digital Presentation Tools in Politics: The Case of Visual Knowledge in President Obama's Enhanced State Of the Union"

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