University of Limerick
The University of Limerick (Ireland) is an independent, internationally focussed university with over 12.000 students and 1.400 staff. It is a young, energetic and enterprising university with a proud record of innovation in education and excellence in research and scholarship. The University of Limerick (UL) participates in meSch with the Interaction Design Centre. The Interaction Design Centre is a multidisciplinary research group involved at international, national and regional levels in research and consultancy in many areas that explore the evolving relation of people to technology in all its forms.
Role in the project: UL is responsible for coordinating and implementing the co-design and collaborative learning strategy, with particular attention to the process’ assessment. UL is also participating in case studies, evaluation, dissemination and in the development of the user interface to personalised cultural content.
- Dr. Gabriela Avram is Lecturer in Digital Media in the Dept. of Computer Science and Information Systems and senior researcher at the Interaction Design Centre, University of Limerick. Her research focuses on social media, locative practices, communities and sustainable living in urban environments.
- Laura Maye is a PhD student at the Interaction Design Centre. She graduated with a first class honours in B.Sc. Music, Media and Performance Technology from the University of Limerick in 2011. Her research interests lie in digital fabrication in social settings, digital cultural heritage, the connections between the digital and physical world and interaction design. Her current research involves studying the role digital fabrication plays in the development of adaptable exhibits.