Going to Bled

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Leaving for Bled, Slovenia, tomorrow and I have started to prepare my three presentations. The program states that I have my presentations on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. No rest 🙂 Monday 14:00-15:30 – Reclaiming Control over Personal Data with Blockchain Technology: An Exploratory StudyTuesday 9:00-10:30 – User Experience Design and Digital Nudging in a Decision […]

Papers accepted at ECCE’19

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Together with colleges and students, I have three papers accepted at the ECCE’19 conference in Belfast, Northern Ireland in September. First a paper on Design Friction written together with Sarah Hale and Ulrik Söderström, one on evaluating different devices for taking notes with Måns Hellgren and Ulrik Söderström and one on comparing the view of […]

Internationalization Grant

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I have received an internationalization grant from the Faculty of Science and Technology at Umeå University. This grant will make it possible for me to travel to Perth WA, Australia, next spring to further develop our collaborative teaching project. The plan is to meet up with colleagues from Edith Cowan University for a couple of […]

Papers accepted at Bled eConference

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Together with students and colleagues, I have 3 papers accepted at the Bled eConference in Bled, Slovenia, June 2019. One paper written together with Charlotte Ristiniemi, Ulrik Söderström and Eva Mårell-Olsson on Digital Nudging, one on using blockchains for privacy control written together with David Hellman and Ulrik Söderström and a pedagogical paper on a […]


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A press release on the work I’m doing on a project called MT4North. This is a project aiming towards developing a innovation model for those working with medical technology R&D and especially those in the northern part of Sweden. Read the press release here (in Swedish)

Keynote speaker at Umedev 2019

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It’s a great honor to be invited as closing keynote at the Umedev 2019 conference in Umeå, Sweden on April 11. I will talk about social interaction through technology and how technology are in turn becoming increasingly social. Time: April 11, 2019, 3:30pmPlace: Hörsal G (Humanist Building, Umeå University) Article in Västerbottens-Kuriren about the conference […]

Guest speaker on the course Technology for Social Media

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I have recruited Helena Nilsson as a guest speaker on the course Technology for Social Media. She will talk about her work at the Swedish Song Contest Melodifestivalen and the Eurovison Song Contest. Time: March 26, 10:15-12:00Place: TB316 Digital närvaro – vid Europas största underhållningsprogram Helena Nilsson Melodifestivalen och Eurovision Song Contest har en långlivad […]

Öppet Hus på Umeå universitet 2019

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Idag var det Öppet Hus på Umeå universitet. Tillsammans med de andra ingenjörsutbildningarna kunde man träffa Civilingenjörsprogrammet i Interaktion och Design i Vardagsrummet i Humanisthuset. Vid tre tillfällen presenterades även programmet i Hörsal G för en nästan fullsatt salong tillsammans med Teknisk Datavetenskap och Teknisk Fysik! Jag hoppas att våra blivande studenter har fått svar […]