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ByMichalis Pingos

Open Presentations

Join us LIVE for the MSc Interaction Design student’s OPEN PRESENTATIONS on Monday 18/12 and Tuesday 19/12 (full schedule below). During these two days the students will be joining in from around the world to present their work live for feedback and peer review.

You can join in through our YouTube LIVE link:

The MSc in Interaction Design ( is offered by the Cyprus University of Technology (Cyprus) and Tallinn University (Estonia) bringing together an impressive experience and knowledge in Interaction Design, Human Computer Interaction Design and Online Learning.

The course is offered fully online in English and its current cohort is multi-disciplinary and international coming from more than 25 different countries.

The ‘Design Theory and Methodology’ module aims to help students gain a deeper understanding of design as a problem-solving activity in different contexts.

This year the students focused on designing a creative design toolkit and implementing it in generative sessions with stakeholders aiming to foster the inclusion of older people into the digital society.

Monday 18/11/2017 (all times are GMT+2)

12:30 – 13:00 Barjinder Singh (UAB) + Daniel Ranzi Werle (Brazil)
14:30 – 15:00 Eliza Mouzenidou (Luxembourgh) + Manuela Fritzl (Austria)
16:00 – 16:45 Saimum Sultana (Estonia) + George Malamatlis (Greece) + Eirini Katrantzi (Austria)

Tuesday 19/11/2017 (all times are GMT+2)

09:30 – 10:00 Jose Gutierrez (USA) + Maria del Rosario (USA)
10:00 – 10:30 Thomasz Skorski (Poland) + Corlynne O’Sullivan (Estonia)
12:00 – 12:30 Abena Edugyan (Canada) + Martin Sundberg (Budapest)
16:30 – 17:00 Elena Zubaneva (Russia) + Irina Gavenica (Latvia)


See you all online on the 18th and 19th of December at: 


CUT in top 400

Cyprus University of Technology (CUT)  has secured a place in the top 400 universities in the world, according to the Times Higher Education world university rankings for 2017 – 2018 published on Tuesday. CUT has been placed in the 351 – 400th rank, the highest out of Cypriot universities and has seen a jump from last year where it ranked between 401 – 500th.A statement by CUT boasted the high ranks the university had secured, the highest of which was 88.6 out of 100 for citations, followed by 69.9 for international outlook.Broken down, the overall mark for CUT was 42.3.It ranked 52nd out of Brics and Emerging economies 2017. CUT’s rector, professor Andreas Anayiotos said the university’s ranking “amongst 400 of the 1,102 top international universities is an achievement for our 10 years of operation,” especially when bearing in mind that many of the universities on the list are well funded by the state and private sector. The state university has 3,072 students according to the rankings with an 18.7 student to staff ratio. The ratio of females to males is 57:43 with eight per cent are international students. The University of Cyprus was placed in the 401 – 500th rank.

Source: Some Content Taken from CyprusMail


Cyprus Interaction Lab

The Cyprus Interaction Lab (CIL) of the Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts of the Cyprus University of Technology is an interdisciplinary research lab dealing with topics in human computer interaction and educational technology. The lab is the first of its kind in Cyprus; even though it is relatively new, it already stands out with high-quality research and facilities. We design with people and the community in mind. We aim to understand the significant supportive and mediating role of technology in promoting learning, communication and collaboration, and social change and inclusion in varied circumstances and contexts. The lab aims to become a center of excellence in HCI and Educational Technology research.


Tallinn University

Tallinn University (TU; Estonian: Tallinna Ülikool, TLÜ) ( one of the three largest institutions of higher education in Estonia. It is in the centre of Tallinn, the capital city of Estonia.

It is acknowledged both locally and internationally for its role as a centre for science and education. Tallinn University features in the QS Worldwide University ranking.


Cyprus University of Technology

Cyprus University of Technology (CUT) ( is one of three state universities in the Republic of Cyprus. It was founded by law in December 2003 and welcomed its first students in September 2007.

The University aspires to develop itself into a modern and pioneering university, able to offer education and high level research in fields that impact the economy, technology and science. Focusing mainly in applied research, CUT aims support of the State and society in their efforts to deal with problems related to science and technology.