The 2018 Graduate Students’ Association Advising Excellence Award is presented to Dr. Regan Mandryk for her excellent supervisory and mentoring skills as well as her exceptional support for her advisees’ ideas, scholarly work, and financial needs. Read More.
University of Saskatchewan PhD computer science student Mohammad Sami Uddin has designed a new, faster menu for tablets, smart TVs and computer desktops. He tackled the problem by developing a new multi-touch menu called HandMark-Finger. The interface, which is designed for large touchscreens such as tablets, makes it easier and about […]
Cale Passmore, a SWaGUR PhD student in the University of Saskatchewan Human Computer Interaction Lab, delivered 2 media interviews last week. His research on racial diversity in games and the effect of under representation on gamers of colour garnered the attention of CBC radio and The College Fix. Both interviews […]
An Exchange with Europe’s Cyprus Interaction Lab Earlier this summer, SWaGUR professor Lennart Nacke visited the Cyprus Interaction Lab visited from the Cyprus University of Technology on an Erasmus exchange for teaching and training of students there and to set up a collaboration with the group to integrate the local […]
Regan Mandryk, professor and researcher of computer science was recently interviewed by CBC Radio’s Saskatoon Morning. In the interview she dispelled myths of social isolation and explained how her research has shown benefits to playing games including improved ability to focus, rich learning environments and the development of social skills. […]