LiSC - Lincoln Social Computing Research Centre

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LiSC - Lincoln Social Computing Research Centre

  1. 1. Social Computing <ul><li>Social Computing is the study of the use of information and communication technologies that consider human social context. </li></ul><ul><li>The Lincoln Social Computing (LiSC) Research Centre comprises an inter-disciplinary research team with backgrounds ranging from comp science, psychology, behavioural sciences, HCI, games design and software engineering. </li></ul><ul><li>Our approach is usually to design and implement software applications on mobile and social platforms and evaluate them in social settings in real world “in the wild” situations. </li></ul><ul><li>Our analyses follow typical HCI methodologies </li></ul>
  2. 2. LiSC.lincoln.ac.uk
  3. 3. Basic research http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=putQn89TQzc
  4. 4. ENACT <ul><li>The Lincoln Social Computing (LiSC) Research Centre recently started an EPSRC project “ Exploring social Networks to Augment Cognitive behavioural Therapy </li></ul><ul><li>The project will explore how social media can be used as a platform to increase engagement with CBT treatments for common mental health conditions such as insomnia. </li></ul><ul><li>This is worth £500,000 overall and is in collaboration with colleagues in HLSS at Lincoln, as well as at Loughborough and Sussex Universities and with industry. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Games

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