New ‘Discover Haptics’ website

The TEL hapTEL project’s Dr Alastair Barrow has put together a new website ‘Discover Haptics’ which offers an introduction to the field of haptic technology and links to further resources:

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HapTEL PhD success

Congratulations to Brian Tse (a TEL hapTEL project PhD student based at Reading University) on the award of his PhD. The PhD was entitled  “Exploring haptics in dental training: tissues identification, dental filling, design and development of a dental training system”. Brian is currently working as a programmer in the Meteorology Department at the University of . . . → Read More: HapTEL PhD success

hapTEL art exhibition

‘Where haptics, drawing and dentistry meet.’

King’s College London Dental Institute Year 1 BDS Dental students’ work – created as part of a research project to investigate the link between drawing and clinical skills – will be exhibited at The Gallery at Foyles Bookstore 3rd Floor,
113 – 119 Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0EB

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hapTEL secure two new projects

The TEL hapTEL project has achieved two news sources of funding. The first a King’s College London teaching fund project entitled hapTELX and the second a one year Technology Strategy Board project in partnership with . . . → Read More: hapTEL secure two new projects

hapTEL wins King’s Project of the Year Award

TEL’s hapTEL project, led by Professor Margaret Cox OBE, has been selected for the 2012 Research project of the year King’s Award at King’s College London (KCL).

The King’s Awards were established in 2007 to recognise the excellence and contributions of the KCL community.The award is the latest in a series the project has won for its . . . → Read More: hapTEL wins King’s Project of the Year Award

TEL at the Royal Society

Over 200 educators, students, policymakers, IT industry representatives, academics and general public members attended TEL’s final dissemination event on 6th Nov at Royal Society, London. The event featured:

demos of the eight TEL projects’ hardware and software
keynote from Minister of State for Universities and Science David Willetts
premiere of TEL commissioned film ‘Inventing the Future of Learning‘
expert panel . . . → Read More: TEL at the Royal Society

Pre-register for free Royal Society event

Registration is open for our final public event – 6th November at the Royal Society.

The event will feature:

exhibitions/demos of the TEL projects and thematic work
panel debate and Q&A with leading figures in the field
first chance to view TEL programme film
and much more in a prestigious and historical location.

The event forms part of the ESRC Festival of . . . → Read More: Pre-register for free Royal Society event

TEL stories available

#edtech #tel A new set of leaflets summarising the work of the eight TEL projects is now available. Entitled ‘TEL stories: Evidence from the TEL Research Programme’, the documents aim to show in accessible style the practical impact the programme’s research . . . → Read More: TEL stories available

TEL report: System Upgrade

#tel A report summarising the findings of the TEL programme in the wider context of technology-enhanced learning and offering recommendations for future strategy launched on 13th June at the House of Lords to a group of policymakers, technologists and practitioners chaired by Lord Knight.

The report – a major outcome of the programme – is written by . . . → Read More: TEL report: System Upgrade

hapTEL in dental film festival

TEL’s hapTEL project featured in the British Dental Association (BDA)’s film festival 10th April – 22nd May.

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