Events

Edu4All project meeting at the Faculty of Computer Science from January 10 to 14, 2022

Edu4All project meeting at the Faculty of Computer Science from January 10 to 14, 2022

January 10 2022 · Ada Lovelace Room- Faculty of Informatics (UPV/EHU)

Between the 10th and 14th of January of 2022, there weree some training sessions of the Edu4All project (Disability as Diversity: The Inclusion of Students with Disabilities in Higher Education, code: 618103-EPP-1-2020-1-PS-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP) of type Erasmus + CBHE in the Faculty of Informatics. The training sessions have been organized by the members of the Egokituz research group with the support of the Hegalak Zabalik Foundation. Project members from Palestine, Jordan, Greece and Germany, along with the Egokituz group as well as members of local associations, joined in this meeting. The main aim of the training sessions was to analyze the functioning of the Disability Care Services of the University of the Basque Country in order to apply the knowledge obtained from the experiences here to start up similar services in the universities of Palestine and Jordan. More information about the project: https://edu4all.psdpal.org/

Training visit to NKUA, Athens, Greece

Training visit to NKUA, Athens, Greece

October 18 2021 · Athens

Seminar

Within WP2.3 task (Professional development and capacity building of partner country staff training visit) of the Edu4ALL project (Disability as diversity: The inclusion of students with disabilities in higher education), Myriam Arrue and Nestor Garay-Vitoria were trained in Athens between 18th and 22th October, 2021.

1ª Escuela de Verano AIPO para Estudiantes de Doctorado en Interacción-Persona Ordenador

1ª Escuela de Verano AIPO para Estudiantes de Doctorado en Interacción-Persona Ordenador

July 09 2021 · https://aipo.es/content/1a-escuela-de-verano-aipo-para-estudiantes-de-doctorado-en-interaccion-persona-ordenador

Course

Impartición de curso sobre "Aspectos éticos en investigación con personas, aplicación y relevancia en IPO" por parte de Ainara Garzo y Nestor Garay.

Se presenta la primera edición de la escuela de verano organizada por AIPO en la que se ofrece formación en temas transversales en investigación y realización de tesis doctorales en el ámbito de la Interacción Persona-Ordenador (IPO). Está destinada a estudiantes españoles y latinoamericanos, sobre todo en sus primeros años del doctorado. Se realizará de manera online en la semana del 5 al 9 de Julio de 2021. Todos los cursos son gratuitos para los estudiantes de doctorado que sean socios de AIPO.

"WhatWENeed" - Unmet Need of Assistive Technology Devices by Adults with Mobility Impairments for Home and Community Participation

April 14 2021 ·

News

Are you 18 years old or older? Do you consider yourself a person with physical impairments and have a certificate that accredits that your level of disability is equal to or greater than 33%? Do you live in the Basque Country? Do you want researchers, developers, and politicians to know what you really need?

If your answers are yes and you would like to participate in our study, you can do so through this link https://redcap.link/EGOKITUZ_WhatWEneed_Euskadi or scanning the QR code you will find at the end to fill out the online questionnaires, or if you prefer, we will later give you the option to answer the questionnaires by phone or video call with a member of our group.  To let us know about your interest and to request us to call you when this option is available, you can send us an email to info@egokituz.eus or call us at +34 943 01 50 83. As a thank you for your time, each person who complete all the questionnaires will receive a gift card loaded with 20€.

Egokituz Laboratory. Faculty of Computer Science

Universidad del País Vasco / Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea / University of the Basque Country

*The Principal Investigator of this study, Dr. Sandra M. Espín Tello, considers herself a person with a physical disability, with a level of disability higher than 65%.

* All data provided by participants is private and will not be related to any identifying information. In addition, the study has been favorably informed by the UPV/EHU Human Research Ethics Committee."

Ainara Garzo Manzanares has presented her PhD dissertation

Ainara Garzo Manzanares has presented her PhD dissertation

February 24 2021 ·

News

This PhD "Implicación de usuarios en proyectos de investigación tecnológica (ImUPITec): análisis de procedimientos éticos, metodologías y herramientas y propuesta de mejora orientada a personas mayores" has been directed by the member of Egokituz Dr. Nestor Garay.

The tribunal was formed by Dr. Lourdes Moreno (U. Carlos III de Madrid), Dr. Víctor M. López Jaquero (U. Castilla La Mancha) and Dr. Myriam Arrue (U. Basque Country / Euskal Herriko U.)

The dissertation was on February 24, 2021 at 10:00 am.

Juan Eduardo Pérez López presented his PhD on "Assisted Interaction for Improving Web Accessibility: An Approach Driven and Tested by Users with Disabilities"

Juan Eduardo Pérez López presented his PhD on "Assisted Interaction for Improving Web Accessibility: An Approach Driven and Tested by Users with Disabilities"

November 06 2020 ·

News

This PhD has been co-directed by two members of Egokituz, Dr. Myriam Arrue and Dr. Julio Abascal.

The tribunal was formed by Dr. Markel Vigo (U. Manchester), Dr. Chieko Askawa (IBM Reserach Tokyo), Dr. Yeliz Ye?ilada (Middle East Technical U. Northern Cyprus Campus), Dr. Cristina Suemay Manresa Yee (U. Illes Balears) and Dr. Nestor Garay Vitoria (U. Basque Country / Euskal Herriko U.)

The dissertation was held on November 6, 2020 at 11:30 am. The audience followed it through  Blackboard Collaborate (BBC).