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Director of UCLIC Professor Yvonne Rogers wins Microsoft Outstanding Collaborator Award

22 July 2016

Yvonne Rogers, Professor of Interaction Design and Director of the UCL Interaction Centre (UCLIC), has been announced as a Microsoft Research Outstanding Collaborator 2016.

The Collaborator Awards highlight and celebrate some of the amazing academics who have worked with Microsoft over the years.

Microsoft writes: "Yvonne Rogers is a world-leading academic in human-computer interaction. Since 2004, she has been a long-time collaborator with Microsoft Research (MSR) Cambridge. During this time, MSR has greatly benefited from her positions at, and connections to, University College London, the Open University, the University of Sussex, Indiana University, and the University of Cape Town. This includes hiring many of Yvonne’s students, both as interns and into researcher positions. Yvonne was a Technical Advisory Board member to MSR Cambridge for 6 years, and has collaborated on many projects. She also helped run influential workshops such as “Being Human: HCI in the Year 2020” which led to a book of the same name, over 10,000 copies of which have been distributed and used in human-computer interaction courses worldwide."

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