Horizon CDT Blog Posts

Prototyping voice user interfaces

The recent growth in popularity of Voice User Interfaces (VUIs), from smartphone assistants (e.g. Siri) through to smart speakers (e.g. Amazon Echo) has led to a recent resurgence of research […]

In the pandemic, cities are scrambling to expand cycling infrastructure: Big Data can help

post by Gregor Engelmann (2014 cohort) and Maria Catalina Ochoa The coronavirus (COVID-19) and lockdown measures have created immense challenges for urban transport. But they also provide an opportunity for […]

Engaging children with STEM

post by Neeshé Khan (2018 cohort) Last year I decided to partake in a program that engages primary school children from disadvantaged backgrounds to engage with students from the local […]

Just write it!

Reflection on my first paper writing experience post by Natalie Leesakul (2018 cohort) Citation: Urquhart, L., Reedman-Flint, D. and Leesakul, N. (2019), “Responsible domestic robotics: exploring ethical implications of robots […]

Supporting discoverability in voice interfaces

Discoverability is the ability for users to find and execute features through a user interface1, and is also often considered an aspect of learnability2. It’s also a common problem many […]